BiosphereCarbon

Full title: Man and Biosphere Reserves Network on carbon stocks in the Congo and Amazon Basins

Partners (collaborators): RMCA (Hans Beeckman), Botanic Garden Meise (Steven Janssens), UGent (Pascal Boeckx), ULg, ERAIFT

Funding: Belspo

Period: 2016-2019

MAB: Luki, Yangambi

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Keywords: carbon storage, MAB Reserves as laboratories, global environmental change, networking

BiosphereCarbon focuses on organising network activities around the theme of biosphere reserves as laboratories for the analysis of carbon storage in rainforest ecosystems. Several seminars and a three-week workshop for five young research from the DRC and Brazil have been organised in the context of this project, resulting in reports, a review paper and a policy brief.