Over 50 PhD’s in Land Degradation and Development have contributed to unmasking a number of myths.
Feeding more detailed process knowledge into models with limited measuring opportunities will not help to mitigate land degradation.
Land degradation is a local problem needing local solutions for which no miracles exist. Small scale interventions have effect.
Cultural economics determine farmers’ entrepreneurship more than socio-cultural constraints.
Capacity building will help developing countries to ‘develop from within’ and lifelong ties with Wageningen stimulates brain circulation.
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