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- [May 2020] A consortium led by IBERO University in collaboration with the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) and Universidad Autónoma de Yucatán (UADY) has been selected to carry out this study.
- [February 2020] A Call for Proposals was launched for consortia to develop a research proposal outlining scenario analysis for the implementation of the project.
Scope of work
To analyze the main trade-offs in terms of environmental services, natural capital, and human well-being among the different land uses for the production of commercial corn and milpa. A full quantification of the value chain and an economic assessment of the expected impacts for biodiversity, ecosystem services and livelihoods of farmers and other social actors, as well as predicted changes in land cover, are expected.
- Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO)
- German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ)
- National Commission for the Knowledge and Use of Biodiversity (CONABIO)
- National Commission of Forestry (CONAFOR)
- National Commission of Natural Protected Areas (CONANP)
- National Institute of Ecology and Climate Change (INECC)
- Secretariat of Environment and Natural Resources (SEMARNAT)
- Secretariat of Health
- International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT)
- Universidad Autónoma de Yucatán (UADY)
This project is partnered with an EU-funded TEEBAgriFood in Mexico project on coffee.
This project is funded by the International Climate Initiative (IKI) of the German Federal Environment Ministry as part of the ‘Mainstreaming of Biodiversity within the Mexican Agricultural Sector’ (IKI-IBA).