Larissa Stiem-Bhatia

Programme Lead - Nature-based Solutions

Larissa leads TMG’s work on nature-based solutions to climate change. With a background in environmental and sustainability science, her research experience revolves around transdisciplinary research methods, sustainable land management, and ecosystem-based adaptation.

Larissa Stiem-Bhatia
Alliances for change: Developing a collaborative roadmap for Ecosystem-based Adaptation
Blog Post

Alliances for change: Developing a collaborative roadmap for Ecosystem-based Adaptation

IKI-funded Climate-SDG Integration Project develops a roadmap for scaling up ecosystem-based adaptation to climate change
Social innovations for healthy soils and human well-being
Blog Post

Social innovations for healthy soils and human well-being

Supporting smallholders in safeguarding soil ecosystems
From Watershed Development to Ecosystem-based Adaptation: A journey to systemic resilience
Publication

From Watershed Development to Ecosystem-based Adaptation: A journey to systemic resilience

This report synthesises the findings of case study research in two villages in Maharashtra, India, examining the effectiveness of Ecosystem-based Adaptation measures and the conditions that enabled its implementation at community level.
How can smallholder farmers benefit from soil carbon initiatives? Lessons from REDD+

Working Paper

How can smallholder farmers benefit from soil carbon initiatives? Lessons from REDD+

Bruno St-Jacques, Larissa Stiem-Bhatia, Raymond Achu Samndong & Torsten Krause

This paper aims to contribute to emerging debates on soil carbon sequestration by investigating the conditions required to deliver multiple benefits for smallholder farmers

Scaling Ecosystem-based Adaptation to Climate Change in Maharashtra, India - An Analysis of Policies and Programmes

Working Paper

Scaling Ecosystem-based Adaptation to Climate Change in Maharashtra, India - An Analysis of Policies and Programmes

Marcella D’Souza, Arjuna Srinidhi, Shreya Banerjee, Abha Indurkar, Eshwer Kale, Larissa Stiem-Bhatia, Naman Gupta

This paper identifies a number of opportunities for scaling-up ecosystem-based adaptation actions in Maharahstra, India.

Ecosistemas para la resiliencia - Propiciando la adaptación dirigida por la comunidad: Cinco conceptos claves de Guatemala y la India

Report

Ecosistemas para la resiliencia - Propiciando la adaptación dirigida por la comunidad: Cinco conceptos claves de Guatemala y la India

Larissa Stiem-Bhatia, Marai El Fassi, Devaraj de Condappa, Jes Weigelt, Lucía Benavides, Wangu Mwangi, Edgar Selvin Pérez Pérez, Amelia Coj Sajvin, Rita De León, Marcella D’Souza, Arjuna Srinidhi, María Amalia Porta, Ana Victoria Rodríguez

Un informe que pone de relieve las condiciones favorables en las que la Adaptación basada en Ecosistemas puede aplicarse eficazmente a nivel comunitario

Alianzas entre las personas y la naturaleza

Info Brief

Alianzas entre las personas y la naturaleza

Marai El Fassi, Larissa Stiem-Bhatia, Ana Victoria Rodríguez, María Amalia Porta, Amelia Coj

En este resumen informativo se argumenta en favor del enfoque de múltiples actores para escalar la Adaptación basada en Ecosistemas (AbE) al cambio climático.

Ecosystems for resilience, Enabling community-led adaptation : Five key insights from Guatemala and India

Report

Ecosystems for resilience, Enabling community-led adaptation : Five key insights from Guatemala and India

Larissa Stiem-Bhatia, Marai El Fassi, Devaraj de Condappa, Jes Weigelt, Lucía Benavides, Wangu Mwangi, Edgar Selvin Pérez Pérez, Amelia Coj Sajvin, Rita De León, Marcella D’Souza, Arjuna Srinidhi, María Amalia Porta, Ana Victoria Rodríguez

A policy paper highlighting the enabling conditions under which ecosystem-based adaptation can be effectively implemented at community level

A review of the participation of smallholder farmers in land-based carbon payment schemes

Working Paper

A review of the participation of smallholder farmers in land-based carbon payment schemes

Yvonne Tamba, Joshua Wafula, Christine Magaju, Ermias Aynekulu, Leigh Winowiecki, Bruno St-Jacques, Larissa Stiem-Bhatia, Cristina Arias-Navarro

This paper highlights approaches for smallholder engagement, identifies key barriers to participation, and outlines options to enhance farmers’ agency.

Securing land access for women - an innovative process based on social legitimacy

Technical Guide

Securing land access for women - an innovative process based on social legitimacy

Harouna Bary, Fatoumata Tall, Saydou Koudougou, Larissa Stiem-Bhatia, Dr Saïdou Sanou

The purpose of this guide is to provide target actors with a tool for the conduct of an alternative process for securing access to land for women.

Opportunities for Voluntary Land Consolidation in Ethiopia: Farmers' Perspectives

Working Paper

Opportunities for Voluntary Land Consolidation in Ethiopia: Farmers' Perspectives

Girum Getachew Alemu, Ezana Amdework Atsbeha, Larissa Stiem-Bhatia, Jes Weigelt

The TMG research project focusses on socio-economic, cultural and political-institutional factors that constrain farmers’ uptake of Sustainable Land Management (SLM) practices.

Making Sustainable Land Management Work for Women Smallholders

Working Paper

Making Sustainable Land Management Work for Women Smallholders

Larissa Stiem-Bhatia, Bruno St-Jacques, Saydou Koudougou, and Yvette Onibon Doubogan

Recommendations for policy makers, and programme implementers, based on evidence from case studies in Benin and Burkina Faso.

L’accès sécurisé des femmes à la terre - guide technique un processus novateur ancré dans la légitimation sociale

Technical Guide

L’accès sécurisé des femmes à la terre - guide technique un processus novateur ancré dans la légitimation sociale

Harouna Bary, Fatoumata Tall, Saydou Koudougou, Larissa Stiem-Bhatia, Dr Saïdou Sanou

L’objectif du guide est de mettre à la disposition des acteurs cibles un outil leur permettant de conduire un processus alternatif de sécurisation de l’accès des femmes à la terre.

From Watershed Development to Ecosystem-based Adaptation: A journey to systemic resilience

Working Paper

From Watershed Development to Ecosystem-based Adaptation: A journey to systemic resilience

Devaraj de Condappa, Larissa Stiem-Bhatia, Arjuna Srinidhi, Marcella D’Souza, Dada Dadas and Crispino Lobo

This report synthesises the findings of case study research in two villages in Maharashtra, India, examining the effectiveness of Ecosystem-based Adaptation measures and the conditions that enabled its implementation at community level.

Comment mettre la gestion durable des terres au service des exploitantes agricoles

Working Paper

Comment mettre la gestion durable des terres au service des exploitantes agricoles

Larissa Stiem-Bhatia, Bruno St-Jacques, Saydou Koudougou, and Yvette Onibon Doubogan

Recommandations à l’intention des décideurs politiques et des concepteurs de programmes, basées sur des données probantes issues d’études de cas au Bénin et au Burkina Faso.

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