Dr Lowe Börjeson


Resilience in East African Landscapes: Identifying critical thresholds and
sustainable trajectories – past, present and future
01/09/2013 - 31/08/2017
The strong temporal dynamics of the East African landscape and natural-resource distributions have always encouragedpeople to innovate and adapt to changing conditions. However, increasing population growth, changes in patterns of landtenure, industrialization, weak systems of go...

Current expansion and past dynamics of small-holder irrigation farming in
African dry-lands – measuring landscape, labour and climate interactions
01/01/2010 - 31/12/2012
As farmers irrigate and cultivate new lands they also actively change the properties of soils and interact with slope processes and ecosystems. This project builds on the hypothesis that such farming practices can have positive effects on landscape productivity. The project is ai...

Incremental change in farmer managed tropical landscapes – local practices and theoretical implications
01/01/2009 - 31/12/2012
I både populära och vetenskapliga sammanhang är det t ex vanligt att diskutera hur jordbruk leder till utarmning av jordar, ekosystem och biologisk mångfald. Bönder i tropikerna betraktas ofta som ett hot mot bevarande av viktiga naturvärden och de...

Collaborating with

Caretta, Martina Angela
I am currently a PhD candidate at the Dept of Human Geography. I hold a MSc in Environmental Studies and Sustainability Science from Lund University and a BA in Development Studies from Padua University, Italy. My research interests are at the crossroads between gender ...

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