Extractivismo, derechos territoriales y alternativas: reflexiones en el contexto latinoamericano y sobre el pos-acuerdo de paz en Colombia

Contenido Editorial Editorial Alejandro Mora-Motta, Arley Garcia, Javier Toro-CalderónPDF Programa bilateral de Apoyo a la Formación Doctoral (PAFD) hacia los Objetivos de Desarrollo Sostenible (ODS) Doctoral Studies Support Program (DSSP) towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Center of Development R...

Web-based seminars on natural resource management and peacebuilding is online

In June 2020, ZALF working group SusLand (Löhr/Lozano/Morales) in collaboration with Center for Development Research (ZEF) – University of Bonn (UoB) organized an online seminar series on «Environmental and Peacebuilding Practices in Conflict-Affected Scenarios». Main question was how natural resource management can enhance sustainability and peace. The seminars included a presentation of ScalA-PB, as ex-ante-tool to assess agricultural interventions...

Web-based seminars on Environmental and Peacebuilding Practices in Conflict-Affected Scenarios

ZALF together with Center for Development Research (ZEF - University of Bonn) organizes four web-based seminars on ‘Environmental and Peacebuilding Practices in Conflict-Affected Scenarios: Concepts and Tools for Assessment’ in June 2020. It is possible to participate in selected or all four seminars. To register, please contact camilo.lozano@zalf.de Seminar 1: Sustainability impact assessment: Introducing ScalA-Peaceb...

Beyond the curfew: COVID-19’s impact on Colombia

Authors: Eva Youkhana, Emilia Schmidt, Alejandro Mora-Motta. All authors are researchers at the Center for Development Research (ZEF) of the University of Bonn. Slowly but definitely, we are familiarizing with the measures taken by the German government to embank the COVID-19 pandemic. Home office, home schooling, home gym and home cooking while observing one of the most beautiful spring onsets since long – from inside our comfortable homes, i...

Making SDGs reality: Discussing role of higher education in sustainable development at network meeting of bilateral SDG Graduate Schools in Ethiopia

Seven bilateral graduate schools from Germany, Latin America, Asia and Africa met in Ethiopia November 28-December 2, 2018, at the 2nd Network Meeting of the Bilateral SDG Graduate Schools to discuss and evaluate the role of higher education in achieving the SDGs. Among the participants were ZEF researchers of the “Doctoral Studies Support Program on Environmental Peace-building and Development in Colombia”. The Hawassa University together...

“Contributions of agroecological practices to peace building in Colombia”

Ingrid Quintero, Juliana Sabogal Aguilar and Julián Vivas García. Presented at the VI Agroecology International Seminar, X National Agroecology Simposium, and the VIII Exchange Fair of Agroecology Experiences. City of Pasto (Nariño, Colombia, October 8 to 12, 2018). Abstract: Agroecological practices have been traditionally defined as the techniques and procedures aiming at adding value to the processes and functions occurring...

“Conflict due to biomass and oil palm in the Community Councils of Jiguamiandó and Curvaradó (Chocó, Colombia)”

by Karem Acero Presented at the III Latin American Congress on Environmental Conflicts (COLCA-2018), city of Boca del Río (Veracruz, México), October 1 to 5, 2018 Abstract: The Génesis and Cacarica military operations (1997) by the Colombian National Army (in association with paramilitary structures to fight the FARC-EP guerrilla groups) led to the forced displacement of hundreds of people. After this event, oil palm crops appeared...

“Conflict due to the environmental effects of sea level rise in Isla Múcura (Colombia)”

by Karem Acero and José Javier Toro Presented at the III Latin American Congress on Environmental Conflicts (COLCA-2018), city of Boca del Río (Veracruz, México), October 1 to 5, 2018 Abstract: Climate change alters the environment and the resulting effects are exacerbated by anthropic activities, which affect human life in the medium and long term. One of this effects is the rise of the sea level that led to the creation of the category ‘enviro...

“The plurality of values in ecosystem services: challenges, scope and prospects”

by Carmenza Castiblanco Rozo & Diana Milena Lara Presented at the 15th Conference of the International Society of Ecological Economics in the city of Puebla, México, September 10 to 12, 2018 Abstract: The presentation highlights the importance of the socio-ecosystemic approach and participatory methodologies for the understanding of socio-environmental conflicts of Colombia's interior wetlands and their ecosystem services. The...

“Analysis of Payment for Environmental Services (PES) schemes applied to the natural pollination service in a promising crop in the Department of Huila, Colombia”

by Laura Victoria Calderón Acero & Carmenza Castiblanco Rozo Presented at the 15th Conference of the International Society for Ecological Economics in the city of Puebla, México, September 10 to 12, 2018 Abstract: The main objective was to analyze the potentialities and limitations of a PES-like economic instrument for the conservation of the natural pollination service in crops. This was addressed through the following specifi...