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Here you can find student thesises from students linked to the Focali network.

Student thesis: Tropical deforestation in Sri Lanka - A Minor Field Study investigating the impact of small scale farmers

Student thesis: Tropical deforestation in Sri Lanka - A Minor Field Study investigating the impact of small scale farmers

Sara Lindström, student at Department of Earth Science at University of Gothenburg, has written her student thesis about small scale farmers impact on the natural forest cover extent in Sri Lanka.

Student thesis: Performance of Jatropha biodiesel production and its environmental and socio-economic impacts

Student thesis: Performance of Jatropha biodiesel production and its environmental and socio-economic impacts

Lisa Axelsson and Maria Franzén studied the master's programme Industrial Ecology. Their master's thesis addressed cultivation of Jatropha, an oil-crop used for producing biodiesel. The thesis identified the barriers farmers face in cultivation and assessed the environmental and socioeconomic impact.

Student thesis: Payments for Environmental Services in the Campohermoso watershed

Student thesis: Payments for Environmental Services in the Campohermoso watershed

Jörgen Pettersson has studied Environmental Science with a specialisation in Environmental Economics. He has worked as a research assistant within Focali. Here you can find his masterthesis "Payments for Environmental Services in the Campohermoso watershed - Measuring opportunity costs and identifying determinants"

Comparative evaluation of two forest systems under different management regimes in Miombo woodlands

Comparative evaluation of two forest systems under different management regimes in Miombo woodlands

Protected forests in Tanzania do not have more carbon or biodiversity than unprotected forests according to results from a study made by Lina Hammarstrand and Andreas Särnberger.

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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