Social ecology of tropical land-use systems

DITSL’s social-ecological research programme takes an actor-oriented approach to address complex situations in food security, resource management, value chains, food systems under global change processes. DITSL focusses on three main areas:

Advancing methods in transdisciplinarity research and multi-actor collaboration

“Advancing methods in transdisciplinarity research and multi-actor collaboration”

Food, value, work and innovation along agricultural commodity chains

“Food, value, work and innovation along agricultural commodity chains“

Innovations in pastoral production and rangeland management

“Innovations in pastoral production and rangeland management”

 
Our Mission

We strive for deepening academic understanding of the complexity of farming and food systems and for developing further research methods and approaches that facilitate inclusive and transformative innovations.

Our overall aim is to strengthen innovation capacity of all actors involved and to contribute to more sustainable and resilient farming and food systems worldwide.