Moveclim, Montane vegetation as listening posts for climate change28/03/2012
Recent climate change has deeply affected the unique and vulnerable polar and high mountain ecosystems. However, due to limited knowledge, high uncertainty remains regarding similar effects on tropical biotas.
Interview with Claudine Ah-Peng : "Bryophytes : the foundation of the tree of life"
Claudine Ah-Peng is a researcher at the UMR PVBMT (Plant Communities and Biological Invaders in Tropical Environments) and is a specialist on bryophytes. She coordinates the Moveclim Project (Mountain vegetation as listening posts for climate change, using mosses and ferns as bioindicators of climate change).
Badroudine Ali, agricultural technician with NGO Dahari
Badroudine Ali (known simply as Badrou) is an agricultural technician with Dahari, an NGO based in the Comoros islands near Madagascar. Since early 2012, Badrou has been working in Adda, a village situated on the edge of the Nioumakele region on the island of Anjouan. Since he arrived there, he has worked to improve local agricultural practices and has helped re-establish crops in many previously abandoned fields.
The importance of sharing genetic resources fairly - Interview with Claire Neirac
Claire Neirac is a rights lawyer and intellectual property specialist with the Cirad. She talked to us about the importance of sharing genetic resources.
Interview with Michel Roux-Cuvelier : "A higher-yield onion variety for Réunion"
We spoke to Michel Roux-Cuvelier, a researcher at CIRAD Reunion (Plant Protection Centre), about a program, began in 2002, to improve onion yield in Reunion.
Karine Robert & Paulo Alves, agriculteurs "bio" du Domaine des lianes
Suivis par le Cirad dans le cadre du projet Ecofrut qui cherche à améliorer les méthodes de production de mangues,ananas et agrumes, Karine Robert et Paulo Alves pratiquent, depuis leur arrivée à la Réunion en 2006, une agriculture certifiée AB (Agriculture biologique).