Governments and lenders should plan carefully to avoid “devastating” environmental impacts of new roads, scientists say

An edited version of this article first appeared on SciDev.Net
With leaders of the 20 largest economies planning to double global infrastructure investment by 2030, scientists are urging lenders, aid agencies and government ministries to carefully examine new projects before committing funds in order to limit the “devastating” impacts these …

Final Report – Building cross-cutting skills and landscapes knowledge

As leader of the youth activities at the Global Landscapes Forum, I put together the final report summarising the challenges facing young professionals in engaging with landscapes issues and effectively participating in conferences. It also includes five ‘next steps’ to strengthen youth participation in future events:
1. Refine model of ‘effective youth participation in conferences’.

Feedback on CGIAR Strategy and Results Framework – youth

I delivered this intervention at the CGIAR’s Strategy and Results Framework stakeholder consultation:
“First of all, I welcome the CGIAR’s initiative to consult youth regarding the 10-year research strategy.
However, upon reading the strategy, I was disappointed to note that the words youth and young people are mentioned only a …