BioDIVA participation at 21. Annual AERA Conference "Sustainable Agricultural Growth for Improving Rural Livelihood Security" in Srinagar, India
October 30th, 2013
BioDIVA research fellow Monish Jose and colleague Ulrike Grote were invited to present a paper at the 21. Annual AERA Conference "Sustainable Agricultural Growth for Improving Rural Livelihood Security" in Srinagar, India on September 10th-12th, 2013.
New BioDIVA Briefing Note 4, 2013 now online!
October 29th, 2013
New Briefing Note on multi-stakeholder dialogue on land use describes transdisciplinary approaches to address landscape transformation in Kerala.
Case study of Wayanad Agroecosystem in Kerala will be presented at International Conference "Green India"
October 29th, 2013
BioDIVA research scientist Nidhi Nagabhatla and colleagues will present their case study of Wayanad Agroecosystem in Kerala, India at the upcoming International Conference "Green India : Strategic knowledge for combating climatic change: Prospects & challenges (GISKCCC2013)" at Pondicherry University, India.
BioDIVA team leader Prof. Dr. Martina Padmanabhan was invited to conduct a panel meeting at the 58. German Geographer's Day in Passau on October 2nd-8th, 2013.
BioDIVA participation in 10. Forum for Sustainability in Leipzig, Germany
October 2nd, 2013
BioDIVA Team Leader Prof. Dr. Martina Padmanabhan was invited to hold a presentation on the project at the 10th Forum for Sustainability organised by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research in Leipzig on September 9th-11th, 2013.
Workshop: National level dialogue “Cultivating Diversity”
September 26th, 2013
The national level dialogue about transdisciplinary research on agrobiodiversity and land use change took place from 2-4 September 2013 at M.S.Swaminathan Research Foundation, Chennai, India. Photo Gallery is now online!
Handbook “Cultivate Diversity!” published
September 18th, 2013
BioDIVA key project publication “Cultivate Diversity - A handbook on transdisciplinary approaches to agrobiodiversity research” has been presented at the National Level Workshop in Chennai, India, in September 2013.
BioDIVA in the Press: Article in "The New Indian Express" – September 5th, 2013
September 5th, 2013
"Rare Wayanad rice to get new lease of life" - Rice variety ‘Ghandakasala’ helps in conserving the bio-diversity of Wayanad.
Master’s Thesis to complement BioDIVA research project
June 12th, 2013
On June 4th 2013 Master Student from the University of Sustainable Development in Eberswalde, Germany, presented his research proposal to the BioDIVA team in Hannover.
BioDIVA Presentation in Berlin, Germany
June 10th, 2013
BioDIVA Research Coordinator Dr. Nidhi Nagabhatla hold a presentation on "Understanding Agro‐ecosystems as multifunctional landscapes - Is integrated assessment of ecosystem services a fair option?" on May 30th – 31st, 2013 in Berlin.
BioDIVA participation in symposium "Sustainability in Science" in Berlin, Germany
May 6th, 2013
BioDIVA Team Leader Prof. Dr. Martina Padmanabhan was invited to hold a presentation at one of the six workshops of the symposium organised by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research in Berlin on April 23rd, 2013.
Next BioDIVA Workshop: September 2nd – 4th, 2013 in Chennai
April 15th, 2013
The next workshop of the BioDIVA project will be a national level dialogue workshop and will take place at M S Swaminathan Research Foundation (MSSRF) in Chennai, India.
Appointement to a professorship for BioDIVA Team Leader PD Dr. Martina Padmanabhan
April 3rd, 2013
BioDIVA Team Leader PD Dr. Martina Padmanabhan has been appointed to a professorship for Comperative Studies in Development and Culture (Focus Southeast Asia) at the University of Passau starting from February 1st, 2012.
BioDIVA in the Press: Article in "The Hindu" – January 22nd, 2013
January 24th, 2013
In its article "Scent of Wayanad on German tables - Market being explored for Gandhakasala rice in Germany" the Indian National Newspaper "The Hindu" reports on the latest developments of the BioDIVA project.