Ecosystem Services, Food Security and Nutrition

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Ecosystem Services, Food Security and Nutrition

  1. 1. Since 1967 / Science to cultivate change Dr. Gisella S. Cruz-García DAPA g.s.cruz@cgiar.org ASSETS: Ecosystem services, food security and nutritional health in the forest-agriculture interface
  2. 2. Since 1967 / Science to cultivate change Ecosystem services • Supporting: nutrient cycling, soil formation • Regulating: climate, flood, disease regulation • Provisioning: food, timber, fodder, fuel • Cultural: spiritual, aesthetic, recreational Millennium Ecosystem Assessment, 2005
  3. 3. Since 1967 / Science to cultivate change Human dimensions of ecosystem services • Ecosystem services offer benefits to the rural poor: • direct and indirect • material and non-material • monetary and non-monetary • These benefits are reflected in human wellbeing.
  4. 4. Since 1967 / Science to cultivate change Food security framework • Availability: having a supply of enough quality food • Access: having adequate economic resources and/or physical access or entitlements to acquire food • Utilization: the food consumed is offering then energy and all nutrients required for a healthy life (including dietary diversity) • Stability: availability, access and utilization are satisfied throughout the year and at all times (FAO 1996)
  5. 5. Since 1967 / Science to cultivate change ASSETS Project “Managing ecosystem services for food security and the nutritional health of the rural poor at the forest-agriculture interface” • Multi-institutional collaboration part of ESPA Initiative. • Themes: 1. Linkages between food security, nutritional health and ES 2. Crises and tipping points involving past, current and future interactions between food security and ES 3. Science – policy interface
  6. 6. Since 1967 / Science to cultivate change UK: • University of Southampton (PI Poppy) • University of Dundee USA: • Conservation International Spain: • Basque Centre for Climate Change Colombia: • CIAT • Universidad Nacional de Colombia Peru • Instituto de Investigación de la Amazonia Peruana - IIAP Malawi: • Chancellor College (Co-PI Chiotha) • LEAD Southern and Eastern Africa plus Ministry of Forestry, Forest Research Institute of Malawi • Rhodes University South Africa The team
  7. 7. Since 1967 / Science to cultivate change Study sites: Colombia, Peru and Malawi
  8. 8. Since 1967 / Science to cultivate change
  9. 9. Since 1967 / Science to cultivate change Focus group – ES matrix rating Men Puerto Cordoba Focus group – ES matrix rating Women Comeyafú
  10. 10. Since 1967 / Science to cultivate change
  11. 11. Since 1967 / Science to cultivate change Thank you for your attention g.s.cruz@cgiar.org

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