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Resilience and Sustainable Peace

Andrea S. Downing, Jessica Spijkers, Albert Norström.
Publication: GRAID Policy Brief
2020 - Reports & Policy Briefs

A system in conflict can also be resistant to peacebuilding efforts, locked into dynamics that reinforce and reproduce causes of tensions. Resilience thinking and the science on transformations can help identify leverage points for change and inform on how to use shocks and disturbances to spur renewal and innovative thinking.



Youth attitudes towards agricultural careers in South Africa


Publication: CST Research insights
2019 - Reports & Policy Briefs

The development of local support networks and visible role models offers a promising entry point for supporting increased youth participation and systemic change in the food system.



The multiple dimensions of equity in sustainable development

Grace Wong, Andrea Downing
Publication: CST Key Concepts
2019 - Reports & Policy Briefs

This brief aims to clarify some of the key dimensions of the concept of equity.



CST RESEARCH INSIGHTS: Biological Invasions – Implications for biodiversity, ecosystem services and human well-being

Dr Ross Shackleton
Publication: CST Research Insights
2019 - Reports & Policy Briefs

Biological invasions arise from the human-mediated spread of organisms out of their native range to new areas of the world whether purposefully or accidentally.



CST TOOLKIT: NET-MAP – A frontline tool for supporting place-based learning in spaces of uncertainty


Publication: CST Toolkit
2019 - Reports & Policy Briefs

Net-Map is an easy to use social network mapping tool that can be used to assist grass-roots educators develop place-based, action learning in spaces where traditional structures of support are weak or absent. This toolkit provides an introduction to the use of Net-Map as a learning support tool