• The science of sustainability for people and planet

    ESPA is a global research programme delivering evidence and tools which will tackle poverty by creating a more sustainable link between land and livelihoods in the world’s poorest countries…

  • Ecosystem services describe the many benefits that people get from ecosystems
     
    By improving our understanding of the relationship between people and their environment we can manage ecosystems sustainably, improve wellbeing and find new pathways out of poverty...
     

  • Our research is already making a difference to poor people’s lives around the world.

    Find out how our evidence and tools led to on the ground solutions with real development impact…

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ESPA is a research programme delivering evidence and tools which will create a more sustainable link between land and livelihoods in the world’s poorest countries

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