New S4C Research Agenda 2016-2020

S4C is working on new Research Agenda for the Carpathians 2016-2020. The aim of the Agenda is to highlight all the issues which are of great importance in terms of sustainable mountain development in the region.

Below you can find draft chapters of the Agenda. It would be our pleasure, if you could take part in formulating the final versions – please have a look at the topic of your interest and feel free to comment. The Agenda will definitely benefit on that!

Chapters to be commented (the list will be developed):

Chemical environment

Climate change

Natural hazards and risks

Tourism and sustainability

Urban and rural development

Water resources and management

In preparation:

Ecosystem services and human well-being

Conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity

Land use and land cover change

Integrated land resource management and regional development policy

Forests, their management and resources

Traditional knowledge



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