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Project Profile: DEVIL

Feedback Loop Interactions Between Land Use Change and Food Security Dynamics

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Project Profile: DEVIL

Feedback Loop Interactions Between Land Use Change and Food Security Dynamics

Who?

Principal Investigator(s): Pete Smith, Scottish Food Security Alliance, University of Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Partners: Paul West, Institute on the Environment (IonE), United States
Mario Herrero, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation, Australia
Robert Scholes, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, South Africa
Jean Ometto, INPE, Brazil
Trilochan Mohapatra, Central Rice Research Institute, India
Jean-François Soussana, INRA, France
Nina Buchmann, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Deb Roberts, King's College, London, United Kingdom
James Gerber, University of Minnesota, United States
Sponsors: Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation, Australia
São Paulo Research Foundation, Brazil
French National Research Agency, France
Ministry of Earth Sciences, India
National Research Foundation, South Africa
Swiss National Science Foundation, Switzerland
Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council, United Kingdom
Natural Environment Research Council, United Kingdom
Economic and Social Research Council, United Kingdom
National Science Foundation, United States

What?

Full Project Title: Feedback Loop Interactions Between Land Use Change and Food Security Dynamics
Full Call Title: Food2013
Website: https://deliveringfoodsecurity.org/consortium/

Why?

Project Objective: DEVIL will examine the challenge of delivering food security now and in the future on limited area, which will entail examining feedback interactions between land use change and food security dynamics.
Call Objective: This call was designed to increase understanding of the dynamic spatial scale interactions between food security and land use. The focus was on the following topics:

- Land use change impacts on food systems
- Food systems dynamics as driver of land use changes
- Feedback loop interactions between land use change and food security dynamics

Where?

Regions: Africa, Asia, South America
Countries:

When?

Duration:
Call Date: 2013
Project Award Date: 2013