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Forests, climate and livelihoods are interconnected

Forests, climate and livelihoods are interconnected

Forests can play a vital part for both climate- and poverty issues; in reducing the emissions of greenhouse gases and as a source of income for poor people that depend on the forest for their livelihood.

Multifunctional landscapes

Multifunctional landscapes

Many Focali researchers focus on synergies and trade-offs between different land-uses in the landscape, such as interactions between forests and agriculture

REDD

REDD

REDD stands for Reduced Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation. It is aimed at reducing emissions of carbon dioxide from forests.

Welcome to Focali

Focali (Forest, Climate, and Livelihood research network) is a Swedish research network focusing on forest / bio-energy, climate change and poverty issues. Several Swedish universities and institutions are represented in the network. The purpose is to contribute to the provision of relevant knowledge to Sida and other Swedish authorities for the effective use of forest operations to achieve climate-poverty targets. Focali also aims to increase the flow of relevant information between scientists, industry, government and civil society.

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Launch of the HLPE Report on Sustainable Forestry

Launch of the HLPE Report on Sustainable Forestry

Launch event
Jun 27, 2017 09:30 AM to Jun 27, 2017 12:30 PM.

Focali will report from the event, when High-Level panel of Experts on Food Security and Nutrition (HLPE) launch their report on the topic of “sustainable forestry for food security and nutrition” at the FAO Headquarters in Rome on June 27th.

What is good about Sri Lankan homegardens with regards to food security?

What is good about Sri Lankan homegardens with regards to food security?

New article with agroforestry focus by Focali researchers Eskil Mattsson and Madelene Ostwald, together with S. P. Nissanka. A synthesis of the current scientific knowledge of a multifunctional land-use system in Sri Lanka.

Farming + Forests = Food security: Integrated landscapes offer hope of sustainability in Asian uplands

Farming + Forests = Food security: Integrated landscapes offer hope of sustainability in Asian uplands

This joint Focali/SIANI/SLU Global Policy Brief shows how natural resource management policies and institutions influence livelihoods and food security for communities in upland areas of Thailand, Vietnam and Nepal.

Almedalen seminarium: Feminism och skog – en kärleksaffär

Almedalen seminarium: Feminism och skog – en kärleksaffär

Seminarium
Jul 05, 2017 08:00 AM to Jul 05, 2017 08:45 AM.

Skogen är viktig för den globala livsmedelsförsörjningen! Kvinnor har en nyckelroll i utvecklingen av hållbart brukande av skogslandskapet. Kan Sverige, med vår höga andel kvinnligt ägarskap och företagande i skogssektorn bidra med erfarenhet till en hållbar utveckling globalt?

Agri4D 2017 Conference - Registration open!

Agri4D 2017 Conference - Registration open!

Conference
Sep 20, 2017 08:00 AM to Sep 21, 2017 06:00 PM.

This year Focali researchers will lead two session at the two-day Agriculture for Development conference, for researchers and professionals working with and/or interested in agriculture for development.

Irrigating Forests with Wastewater - natural and effective water treament?

Irrigating Forests with Wastewater - natural and effective water treament?

Seminar
Aug 27, 2017 04:00 PM to Aug 27, 2017 05:30 PM.

At this year's World Water Week in Stockholm Focali is co-organizing this event together with e.g. SIWI, the Swedish Forest Agency, FAO and CIFOR.

World Water Week 2017

World Water Week 2017

Conference
Aug 27, 2017 12:00 AM to Sep 01, 2017 12:00 AM.

Register now! This year’s theme: Water and Waste - Reduce and Reuse will tackle some of the biggest and most complex challenges facing water professionals today.

Open Call for SIANI Expert Groups

Open Call for SIANI Expert Groups

Apr 27, 2017

Excellent chance to apply for new SIANI Expert Group funding! Have you got an idea about how to make our food systems more sustainable and our food security better? Do you have in mind people who would make a god team for realizing your idea? Time to put your ideas to practice.

Forests, Landscapes and Food Security - a collaboration with SIANI

Focali has, since 2014, collaborated with SIANI under the theme "Forests, Landscapes and Food Security". ...

Putting Agenda 2030 into practice - how the landscape perspective can contribute

This workshop, co-arranged by Focali-SIANI, will facilitate an interactive dialogue about effective ways to implement the Agenda 203 in both policy and practice by applying a landscape perspective. Th ...

SIANI Annual Meeting 2017

Invitation from Focali´s partner SIANI to participate in the inception and planning of Phase 3 in the SIANI Annual Meeting 2017: Towards Zero Hunger through Rural Transformation. ...

Focali part of cluster group on Water and Forests at SWH

Since December 2014 is Focali represented as one of five members in the cluster group "Water and Forests" hosted by the Swedish Water House (SWH). ...

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