Landscape as a frame for - and a product of - development in rural areas

This workshop was convened by: Derk-Jan Stobbelaar (The Netherlands), Livia Madureira (Portugal) and Jacques Baudry (France).

D.J. Sobbelaar, L. Madureira and J. Baudry. Landscape as a frame for, and a product of, developments in rural areas, pp. 523-527.

Paper presentations

S. Tiemann and R. Siebert. Ecological networks implemented by participatory approaches as a response to landscape fragmentation - A review of German literature, pp. 529-539.

C. Hall. The landscape aesthetics of functional change in agriculture: How do they impact on rural residents in Scotland?, pp. 541-549.

R. Maessen, G. Wilms and L. Jones-Walters. Branding our landscapes: Some practical experiences from the LIFESCAPE project, pp. 551-561.

D. Surová and T. Pinto-Correia. Use and assessment of the 'new' rural functions by land-users and landowners of the Montado in Southern Portugal, pp. 563-569.

T. Pinto-Correia, F. Barroso, H. Menezes and R. Taveira. Synergies and conflicts between agriculture and non-commodity functions at local landscape level: Application to Castelo de Vide, south-east Portugal, pp. 571-579.

R. Sabatier, E. Kernéis and M. Tichit. Designing grassland landscapes for economic or ecological priorities: Application to livestock farming and birds, pp. 581-589.

T.M. Barbosa, J.-F. Tourrand, B. de Souza Nahum, J. Bastos da Veiga, D. Quanz, P. Sist and E. Scopel. The start of sustainability in Amazonia? A new paradigm based on fertility for sustainable land management, pp. 591-600.

R. Oliveira. Landscaping in action - Towards a conceptual basis for the application of a Local Development Strategy in the framework of the Rural Development Plan (2007-2013), pp. 601-607.

K. Knickel and N. Kasperczyk. Agri-Environmental Footprint: Assessing the agri-environmental performance of farms in participatory and regionally adaptive ways, pp. 609-619.

J. Corral, P. Arbeletche, J.C. Burges, H. Morales, G. Continanza, J. Courderc and V. Courdin. Multi-agent systems applied to land use and social changes in Rio de la Plata basin (South America), pp. 621-631.


Poster presentations

P. Mühlmann and M. Penker. Civil society and opportunities for future landscape development, pp. 633-634.

B. Kaung and K. Mar Cho. Community forestry establishment in the central dry zone of Myanmar, pp. 635-636.

M. Kernecker. Women's local knowledge of water resources management in Coatitilan, Veracruz, Mexico, pp. 637-639.

G.M. D'Agosta, A. Milazzo and C. Patanè. Thematic maps for environmental and landscape compatibility in Sicily for projects on energy crops, pp. 641-643.

A. Gibon, A. Mottet, S. Ladet, M. Fily, P. Caperaa and G. Balent. Landscape scenarios and 3D visualisation for supporting sustainable development of mountain areas undergoing reforestation, pp. 645-646.

A. Ndambi, A. Nji, b. Nomo and A. Kamga. Indigenous knowledge systems: Local practices and their determinants in the management of the ecosystem in Akonolinga, Center province, Cameroon, pp. 647-649.

C. Ronfort, C. Sebillotte, J.-M. Meynard, V. Souchère and P. Martin. Foresight on land use evolution using a coherent set of possible future land use change scenarios, pp. 651-653.