Góis, Portugal

The four phase methodology that links the »Research themes was followed in Góis, producing results that are specific to this study site. 


Phase A: Establish contexts & goals   Socio-cultural, economic and environmental context  »Study site location & description 
Stakeholders, goals and drivers of change 

»Stakeholders and their sustainability goals
»Drivers, policies and laws
»Gender related issues 

Status of land degradation, sustainable land management and risk  »Land degradation and conservation maps »Evaluating the desertification risk assessment tool with local experimental results 
Phase B: Identify, evaluate and select SLM options   Identification, documentation and evaluation of sustainable land management options  »Identifying strategies: Stakeholder Workshop 1
»Evaluating strategies: technologies and approaches documented 
Prioritize and select remediation options with stakeholders

»Selecting strategies: Stakeholder Workshop 2 





Phase C: Trial SLM options and model regional effects  Trial SLM technologies in field experiments, including scientific and stakeholder monitoring »Field experiments
»Experimental fire video clip
»Prescribed fire: experimental results and conclusions
Biophysical and economic effects at field and regional scale »Simulated biophysical impact of remediation strategies and their financial viability
Phase D: Conclusions and key messages for extension & policy  Evaluation of remediation options and preparation of recommendations

»Evaluation of remediation recommendations: Stakeholder Workshop 3
»Policy brief

Strategy for disseminating recommendations for extension and national policy »Highlight conclusions
»Dissemination strategy
»Scientific publications
»Press publicity 


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3 Contact the wildfire research team
4 Highlight conclusions
5 Drivers, policies and laws
6 Stakeholders and their sustainability goals
7 Scientific publications
8 Dissemination strategy
9 Policy brief
10 Simulated biophysical impact of remediation strategies and their financial viability
11 Gender-related issues
12 Evaluating strategies: technologies and approaches documented
13 Selecting strategies: Stakeholder Workshop 2
14 Identifying strategies: Stakeholder Workshop 1
15 Contact the Góis study site team
16 Experimental fire video clip
17 Evaluation of remediation recommendations: Stakeholder Workshop 3
18 Prescribed fire: experimental results and conclusions
19 Field experiments
20 Land degradation and conservation maps
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