Call for Applications: RLC Bonn Workshop on sustainable agriculture from Sept 24-29th, 2022

RLC Bonn organises a physical workshop in Bonn, Germany, on “Contextualizing smallholders’ livelihoods for food security and sustainable agriculture: bio-diverse agro-ecosystems, market changes and land tenure” from September 24th to 29th, 2022, with the financial support of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). Eligible to apply are all doctoral students …

RLC Bonn: Ahmed Abdalla published blog post on “Could the Ukrainian war spark another revolution in Egypt?”

The Russian war in Ukraine is showing serious consequences for global food security, as countries worldwide are particularly dependent on grain imports from both Ukraine and Russia. RLC Bonn Junior Researcher Ahmed Abadalla comments on the economic and political implications this may have for Egypt: “Could the Ukrainian war spark …

RLC Port Harcourt: Article published on Environmental Peacebuilding in Nigeria

Professor Fidelis Allen, coordinator at RLC Port Harcourt, has jointly published an article together with Dr. Zainab Mai-Bornu (University of Leicester), Professor Roy Maconachie (University of Bath) and Dr. Miho Taka (Coventry University) on ‘Green Futures for Environmental Peacebuilding in Nigeria: Challenges and opportunities for oil producing communities in the …

Irene Ojuok had debate with Tony Rinaudo and Volker Schlöndorff at COP

RLC Bonn Junior Researcher Irene Ojuok spoke at the UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) together with Right Livelihood Award Laureate Tony Rinaudo and filmmaker Volker Schlöndorff at an event of the Global Landscape Forum (GLF) about Farmer Managed Natural Regeneration (FMNR) as an approach to restore African …

RLC Córdoba: Laureate Raúl Montenegro gave virtual talk at conference on social and environmental resilience

Right Livelihood Award Laureate and RLC Córdoba coordinator Raúl Montenegro delivered the keynote speech at a virtual conference on October 30th, 2021. His speech in Spanish language was about the topic of “Socio-Environmental Resilience in Cities and other Anthropized Environments. Climate Change, Biodiversity Loss and Human Lifestyles”. Please find a …

Laureate Raùl Montenegro will hold inaugural lecture at conference “Water Wars and Peaces”

The Universities of Bordeaux and Bordeaux Montaigne as well as l’Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Architecture et de Paysage (ENSAP) are organising an international conference in cooperation on “Water Wars & Peaces. Socioecology of Water, Economy of Sharing and Territorial Intelligence”, from November 4th to 5th, 2021 in Bordeaux, France. Right Livelihood …

RLC Bangkok: Hans van Willenswaard gives a virtual talk on “the Future of Agriculture”

RLC Bangkok coordinator Hans van Willenswaard will be giving a virtual talk on “THE FUTURE OF AGRICULTURE. Co-creating Healthy Food Systems” on September 6th, 2021, 2 PM (Bhutan Time), 3 PM (Bangkok Time). In his talk, he will explore the question whether a circular economy can be achieved without sustainable …

RLC Bonn: PhD candidate Ahmed Abdalla presents virtual picture exhibition

RLC Bonn Junior Researcher Ahmed Abdalla currently works on his dissertation about the main social and environmental challenges that wheat producing smallholders face in the River Nile delta. In order to receive first-hand information from local smallholders, Ahmed recently conducted a field research in Egypt supported by the German Academic …