DITSL is experienced in transdisciplinary research to foster transformation in social ecological systems worldwide with focus on site-adapted agricultural land use, food security, and value chain development. DITSL does fundamental and applied research on knowledge management, learning, and collective action, facilitates multi-stakeholder processes, and employs collaborative learning methods with actor groups to co-identify improvement options and foster rural innovation in different agricultural systems and value chains in Africa, Asia and Latin America. Low external input livestock systems, smallholder farming systems, and organic farming systems are fields of particular interest and expertise. DITSL is partner in the following research projects and networks:

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