Creating leverage to enhance biodiversity outcomes of global biomass trade

How does international trade in agricultural and forest products affect biodiversity? CLEVER investigates this question, particularly for animal feed, energy crops, tropical timber and aquacultures

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The fruit-bearing cocoa tree. On the trees of the cacao plantation, yellow and green cocoa pods grow

Our decisions, as consumers, can generate impacts in very distant places – interview with Dr. Neus Escobar

CLEVER researcher Dr. Neus Escobar, from BC3, recently won the Audience Award at the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) Conference, held in conjunction with the Spanish Presidency of the EU on 14-15 November 2023 in Toledo (Spain). She was among the 15 finalists selected from 170 MSCA projects to introduce her research and showcase the diversity …

Fernanda Martinelli at Uni Bonn International Days

CLEVER featured at the University of Bonn’s International Days 2023

Every year, the University of Bonn in Germany celebrates its international projects and partnerships with renowned universities around the world at the event called “International Days”. The University is closely linked to over 70 universities on all continents within the framework of cross-faculty cooperation agreements. Partnerships with Ghana and Brazil were particularly highlighted in the …

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Coordination, partnerships, and synthesis

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Coordination, partnerships, and synthesis

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Quantifying biodiversity impacts and conceptualizing biomass trade linkages

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Quantifying biodiversity impacts and conceptualizing biomass trade linkages

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Causal effects and leakage in trade-biodiversity linkages

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Causal effects and leakage in trade-biodiversity linkages

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Theories of change and policy analysis for public and private value chain interventions

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Theories of change and policy analysis for public and private value chain interventions

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Actor behavior and leverage points along international value chains

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Actor behavior and leverage points along international value chains

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Representing ecological footprints and policy-trade-biodiversity linkages in global modelling

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Representing ecological footprints and policy-trade-biodiversity linkages in global modelling

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Scenario-based assessment of policy impacts and SDG interrelationships

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Scenario-based assessment of policy impacts and SDG interrelationships

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Solution co-design and communication for transformational change

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Solution co-design and communication for transformational change

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