Our Vision: Landscapes for People, Food and Nature

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Slides for the opening presentation of the Nairobi 2012 International Forum. 6 March 2012.

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Our Vision: Landscapes for People, Food and Nature

  1. 1. Our Vision:Landscapes for People, Food and Nature Kwesi Atta-Krah, Bioversity International Atta-Krah, Sara J. Scherr, EcoAgriculture Partners Scherr, Tony Simons, World Agroforestry Centre
  2. 2. Photo: Janaína de Oliveira
  3. 3. Photo: INBAR China
  4. 4. Photo: Bioversity International
  5. 5. Biological Diversity in Landscapes Intra-specificIntra-specific Inter-specific Ecosystem diversity
  6. 6. Coordinatedpolicy supportacross sectors Community involvement
  7. 7. Photo: DA Information Service
  8. 8. Photo: Steve Crane
  9. 9. Agricultural land use in 2000100% Pasture 0 Cropland 100% Map data from CIESIN
  10. 10. Global greenhouse gas emissions
  11. 11. Photo: USAID
  12. 12. Photo: CIFOR Photo: Rainforest Action Network
  13. 13. Global - Landscapes-LocalLocal Global Landscapes
  14. 14. Word cloud
  15. 15. (Landscape)(Close your eyes)
  16. 16. Landscape PrinciplesLandscape Principals
  17. 17. 250 Ring w idth 150 Rain season prec. Rainy season prec. (mm) 200 130Ring width index 150 110 100 90 50 70 0 50 1937 1942 1947 1952 1957 1962 1967 1972 1977 1982 1987 1992 1997 2002Empirical data: research by Aster Year Three ‘drought’ indicators: Three ‘drought’ indicators:Gebrekirstos c.s. showed intra-  Ringwidth  Ringwidthannual variation in O16/O18 ratio in  C12/C13 /C13 carbon isotope ratio  C12carbon isotope ratiopsgrowth indicative of stomatal closure indicative of stomatal closurerings in the Sa-  O16/O18 /O18 oxygen isotope rati  O16 oxygen isotope ratioshel, indicative indicative of stomatal closure + indicative of stomatal closureof ‘short cycle’ ocean/terrestrial origin of rainfall ocean/terrestrial origin of rainrain in 2nd part ofof growing season
  18. 18. (Thanks for listening )

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