Cluster A: Intensification and efficiency of resource use in production systems

General Hypotheses:

(H1) Competition for land and water leads to intensified agricultural production and increases household vulnerability to contingencies and shocks. 

(H2) Conflicts between provisioning, supporting, regulating, and cultural ecosystem services increase with urbanisation.

Projects

A01 Matter flows in rural-urban cropping systems A. Bürkert
A02 Soil structure and field water cycles S. Peth, M. Gaßmann
A03 Dairy production E. Schlecht, S. König
View on a city quarter with ongoing construction in Bangalore
Construction changes land use pattern in Bangalore