Interplay between the multiple uses of water reservoirs via innovative coupling of substance cycles in aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems

Research question       
Which governance options promote sustainable ecosystem services and economic viability under climate change conditions?


Watershed management (land-use changes and water-use changes)
Biodiversity patterns, economic efficiency, nutrient balances, stakeholder approval
Production systemsSugar cane, fruits, cassava, beans, ruminants, fish

Innovations in land and water use, modelled land and water use scenarios, decision support system based on constellation analysis, including manual
Study sites1 reservoir catchment area (São Francisco River
up to the Itaparica dam)
Area377.000 km²
DurationJanuary 2012 to December 2016
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