World Overview of Conservation Approaches and Technologies

Commencement Date / Completion Date1992 - UNSPECIFIED
Contributors Dr. Hanspeter Liniger (Principle Investigator)
Publications Liniger, Hanspeter; Mekdaschi Studer, Rima; Hauert, Christine; Gurtner, Mats (2011). Sustainable Land Management in Practice: Guidelines and Best Practices for Sub-Saharan Africa, FAO, Rome, Italy Bern: Geographisches Institut der Universität Bern
Schwilch, Gudrun; Hessel, Rudi; Verzandvoort, Simone (eds.) (2012). Desire for greener land: Options for sustainable land management in drylands. Bern: Centre for Development and Environment (CDE)
Liniger, Hanspeter; Critchley, William; Gurtner, Mats; Schwilch, Gudrun; Mekdaschi Studer, Rima (eds.) (2007). Where the land is greener: Case studies and analysis of soil and water conservation initiatives worldwide. Wageningen et al.: World Overview of Conservation Approaches and Technologies (WOCAT)
Mekdaschi, Rima; Liniger, Hanspeter (2013). Water harvesting: guidelines to good practice. Bern: Centre for Development and Environment
Schwilch, Gudrun; Liniger, Hanspeter; Hurni, Hans (2014). Sustainable Land Management (SLM) Practices in Drylands: How Do They Address Desertification Threats? Environmental management, 54(5), pp. 983-1004. Springer 10.1007/s00267-013-0071-3
Giger, Markus; Liniger, Hanspeter; Sauter, Caspar; Schwilch, Gudrun (2015). Economic benefits and costs of Sustainable Land Management Technologies: An analysis of WOCAT's global data. Land degradation & development, 29(4), pp. 962-974. John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. 10.1002/ldr.2429
Panagea, I. S.; Daliakopoulos, I. N.; Tsanis, I. K.; Schwilch, Gudrun (2016). Evaluation of promising technologies for soil salinity amelioration in Timpaki (Crete): A participatory approach. Solid Earth, 7(1), pp. 177-190. Copernicus Publications 10.5194/se-7-177-2016
Mekdaschi, Rima; Providoli, Isabelle; Liniger, Hanspeter (2016). Sharing knowledge to spread sustainable land management. In: Chabay, Ilan; Frick, Martin; Helgeson, Jennifer (eds.) Land restoration: Reclaiming landscapes for a sustainable future (pp. 543-545). Cambridge, USA: Academic Press
Costantini, Edoardo A. C.; Branquinho, Cristina; Nunes, Alice; Schwilch, Gudrun; Stavi, Ilan; Valdecantos, Alejandro; Zucca, Claudio (2016). Soil indicators to assess the effectiveness of restoration strategies in dryland ecosystems. Solid Earth, 7(2), pp. 397-414. Copernicus Publications 10.5194/se-7-397-2016
Liniger, Hanspeter; Harari, Nicole; Schwilch, Gudrun; Providoli, Isabelle; Mekdaschi, Rima (2016). Upscaling SLM by proving overall benefits and improving knowledge sharing and evidence-based decision making (Unpublished). In: Global Land Project - Open Science Meeting. Beijing, China. 24.-27.10.2016.
Schwilch, Gudrun (2016). Learning from and sharing best practice in the management of drylands (Unpublished). In: Restoration of Arid Lands and Combat of Desertification: From Science to Practice. London, United Kingdom. 30.-31.03.2016.
Harari, Nicole; Gavilano, Alexandra; Liniger, Hanspeter (2017). where people and their land are safer: A Compendium of Good Practices in Disaster Risk Reduction. Bern, Switzerland: Centre for Development and Environment (CDE), University of Bern and Swiss NGO Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) Platform, with Bern Open Publishing
Fleskens, Luuk; Bakkenes, Michel; Ritsema, Coen; Ten Brink, Ben; Oostindie, Klaas; Schwilch, Gudrun (2017). A high-resolution spatially-explicit methodology to assess global soil organic carbon restoration potential (Unpublished). In: Global Symposium on soil organic carbon: Unlocking the potential of mitigating and adapting to a changing climate. FAO, Rome, Italy. 21-23 March 2017.
Schwilch, Gudrun (2018). Sustainable soil management through a transdisciplinary assessment and valuation of ecosystem services (Unpublished). In: BONARES Conference 2018. "Soil as a Sustainable Ressource". Berlin, Germany. 26-28 February 2018.
Jendoubi, Donia; Hodel, Elias; Liniger, Hanspeter; Subhatu, Alemtsehay Teklay (2019). Land degradation assessment using landscape unit approach and normalized difference vegetation index in Northwest of Tunisia. Journal of mediterranean ecology, 17, pp. 3-13. Firma Effe Publisher
Jendoubi, Donia; Liniger, Hanspeter; Karbout, Nissaf; Ifejika Speranza, Chinwe; Critchley, William (2018). Effects of land use management, landscape forms and soil types on soil organic carbon in the watershed of Wadi Beja in Northwest of Tunisia (Unpublished). In: Swiss Geosciences Meeting "A habitable planet". Bern, Switzerland. 30 November - 1 December 2018.
Gara, Ahlem; Gader, Khouloud; Jendoubi, Donia; Bergaoui, Mohamed (2018). Protection against floods of the urban watersheds of Sidi Thabet in the lower valley of the Medjerda catchment (Tunisia). Journal of mediterranean ecology, 16, pp. 37-49. Firma Effe Publisher
Karbout, Nissaf; Jendoubi, Donia; Ibrahim, Nadhem; Moussa, Mohamed; Boussnina, Habib (2018). The impact of the landfill operations on the revival of ancient oases in southern Tunisia. Syrian journal of agricultural research, 5(2), pp. 210-216. General Commission for Scientific Agricultural Research (GCSAR)
Gara, Ahlem; Gader, Khouloud; Jendoubi, Donia; Khlifi, Slaheddine; Vanclooster, Marnik; Bouvier, Christophe (2018). Evaluating the hydrological behavior of a Mediterranean catchment under climate change: Application in the Siliana upstream catchment (Unpublished). In: International Conference on Water Energy Environment and Society (ICWEES 2018). Tunis, Tunisia. 08/05/2018 - 15/05/2018.
Liniger, Hanspeter; Harari, Nicole; van Lynden, Godert; Fleiner, Renate; de Leeuw, Jan; Bai, Zhanguo; Critchley, William (2019). Achieving land degradation neutrality: The role of SLM knowledge in evidence-based decision-making. Environmental science & policy, 94, pp. 123-134. Elsevier 10.1016/j.envsci.2019.01.001
van Haren, Nathalie; Fleiner, Renate; Liniger, Hanspeter; Harari, Nicole (2019). Contribution of community-based initiatives to the sustainable development goal of Land Degradation Neutrality. Environmental science & policy, 94, pp. 211-219. Elsevier 10.1016/j.envsci.2018.12.017
Gonzalez-Roglich, Mariano; Zvoleff, Alex; Noon, Monica; Liniger, Hanspeter; Fleiner, Renate; Harari, Nicole; Garcia, Cesar (2019). Synergizing global tools to monitor progress towards land degradation neutrality: Trends.Earth and the World Overview of Conservation Approaches and Technologies sustainable land management database. Environmental science & policy, 93, pp. 34-42. Elsevier 10.1016/j.envsci.2018.12.019
García, César Luis; Teich, Ingrid; Gonzalez-Roglich, Mariano; Kindgard, Adolfo Federico; Ravelo, Andrés Carlos; Liniger, Hanspeter (2019). Land degradation assessment in the Argentinean Puna: Comparing expert knowledge with satellite-derived information. Environmental science & policy, 91, pp. 70-80. Elsevier 10.1016/j.envsci.2018.10.018

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