IKI Project January 2017 -June 2022

Supporting Biodiversity and Climate-friendly Land Management in Agricultural Landscapes

Colombia, Kenya, Tanzania & Thailand


Objective: To catalyse policy reforms that integrate the often economically invisible values of biodiversity and ecosystem services in agricultural landscapes


  1. SCOPING: To identify agricultural land-use decisions that would benefit from valuation of ecosystem services and biodiversity.
  2. DATA REVIEW: To assess the biophysical and economic valuation data and identify any gaps using the TEEBAgriFood Evaluation Framework.
  3. SCENARIO ANALYSIS: To determine the impact of proposed policy reforms against business-as-usual with respect to ecosystem services.
  4. THEORY OF CHANGE: To take forward two (or more) scenarios for policy intervention and guide their implementation.
  5. KNOWLEDGE-SHARING, OUTREACH AND CAPACITY BUILDING: To carry out dissemination and capacity-building activities so as to enhance engagement, credibility and uptake.

Land use change from agricultural development in Putumayo Department

Traditional use of forests and food systems in the Greater Mau Catchment Area

Land use change from the expansion of woodlot plantations and orchards near Njombe in the Southern Highlands

Conventional and organic rice production in northeast Thailand (Surin and Buriram provinces)

Status: Ongoing


Logo: Internationale Klimaschutzinitiative (IKI)This project is funded by the International Climate Initiative (IKI) of the German Federal Environment Ministry.

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