• Impacts of intensifying or expanding cereal cropping in sub‐Saharan Africa on greenhouse gas emissions and food security

    van Loon MP, Hijbeek R, ten Berge HM, De Sy V et al.
    Global change biology
    2019

    This study assesses the impact of achieving cereal self‐sufficiency by the year 2050 for 10 sub-Saharan countries on GHG emissions related to different scenarios of increasing cereal production, ranging from intensifying production to agricultural area expansion.

  • Land Restoration in Latin America and the Caribbean: An overview of recent, ongoing and planned restoration initiatives and their potential for climate change mitigation

    Romijn E, Coppus R, De Sy et al.
    Forests
    2019

    We present an overview of the location, goals and activities, and an estimated climate change mitigation potential of 154 recent, ongoing and planned restoration projects in Latin America and the Carribean.

  • An assessment of deforestation and forest degradation drivers in developing countries

    Hosonuma N, Herold M, De Sy V et al.
    Environmental Research Letters
    2012

    Countries are encouraged to identify drivers of deforestation and forest degradation (DD) in the development of national strategies and action plans for REDD+. In this letter we provide an assessment of proximate drivers of DD by synthesizing empirical data reported by countries as part of their REDD+ readiness activities and scientific literature.