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At this page you will be able to find Blog Posts written by Focali members, by our partners or selected Blog Posts on Focali related themes.

If you want to write a Blog Post for Focali about Focali related work, research or events please contact the Focali secretariat. 

 
Bottom-up but also top-down – why local institutions matter for REDD+

Bottom-up but also top-down – why local institutions matter for REDD+

"To build a sustainable, climate-resilient future for all, we must invest in our world's forests. That will take political commitment at the highest levels, smart policies, effective law enforcement, innovative partnerships and funding." / Ban Ki-Moon

How Women's Participation in Customary Forest and Land Governance in the DRC is being restricted

How Women's Participation in Customary Forest and Land Governance in the DRC is being restricted

This blog post written by Larissa Stiem and Focali member Torsten Krause is based on results presented in their article “Exploring the impact of social norms and perception on women´s participation in customary forest and land governance in the Democratic Republic of Congo – Implications for REDD+”.

Interview with Focali researcher Matilda Palm at Columbia University

Interview with Focali researcher Matilda Palm at Columbia University

Focali researcher Matilda Palm is currently working at Ruth DeFries lab at Ecology, Evolution and Environmental Biology Department (E3B) at Columbia University. Read this interview with her to find out how it was to move from Sweden to work and live in New York.

Visions for the world’s forests – the role of water in forests in Sweden and in the world.

Visions for the world’s forests – the role of water in forests in Sweden and in the world.

Focali researcher Eskil Mattsson participated in a seminar on “Forests’ role for water in Sweden and the world”.

Side-event with Focali Researchers at the United Nations Climate Conference

Side-event with Focali Researchers at the United Nations Climate Conference

Focali researcher Fariborz Zelli shares his experinces from the side-event "REDD and Beyond: International and Indigenous Strategies in Forest protection" in Lima, Peru, The side-event was held in connection to the COP20 negotiations.

A recap from workshop on Forest Conservation, Agroforestry and Livelihoods

A recap from workshop on Forest Conservation, Agroforestry and Livelihoods

Focali researcher Torsten Krause recaps the main points of discussion from the FOCALI-the Lund University Centre for Sustainability Studies (LUCSUS) workshop on June 10 2014.

Reflections on participatory monitoring

Reflections on participatory monitoring

Focali researcher Torsten Krause shares his thoughts after participating in an International Seminar on Participatory Monitoring for the Management of Biodiversity and Natural Resources in Manaus, Brazil.

Impact evaluation of forest conservation interventions – can theory and practice meet?

Impact evaluation of forest conservation interventions – can theory and practice meet?

Based on this topic Focali held a network meeting the 24th of April 2014 regarding impact evaluation for forest conservation interventions and specifically we ask: can theory and practice meet?

Five Focali – SIANI Blog Posts from the World Congress of Agroforestry

Five Focali – SIANI Blog Posts from the World Congress of Agroforestry

Focali and SIANI participated in the World Congress of Agroforestry between 10th -14th of February in New Delhi, India. This was the first activity in the new Focali – SIANI collaboration around the theme “Forests, Landscapes and Food Security”. Several Blog Posts written by the Focali – SIANI team, of researchers and communication staff, were published on different forums ahead of, during and after the congress. Click on the titles to read the full blogs.

How much forest did you have for breakfast today?

How much forest did you have for breakfast today?

Blog Post, on the International Day of Forests, by Focali researcher Sabine Henders.

REDD+ the poster boy for progress in Warsaw (COP19)

REDD+ the poster boy for progress in Warsaw (COP19)

Lund University blog post from COP19 by the Focali researcher Tobias Dan Nielsen.

Landscape Approach: the New Hype? Reflections from the Global Landscape Forum

Landscape Approach: the New Hype? Reflections from the Global Landscape Forum

SIANI blog post by the Focali Project Coordinator Maria Ölund

Blog: Can Carbon Finance Take Small-scale Agroforestry to The Next Level?

Blog: Can Carbon Finance Take Small-scale Agroforestry to The Next Level?

This blog is written by Eskil Mattsson, Matilda Palm (Focali) and Marion Davis (SEI) and is published by Thomson Reuters Foundation.

Blog: Business and Agroforestry - the Role of Public-Private Partnerships

Blog: Business and Agroforestry - the Role of Public-Private Partnerships

This blog is written by Ekaterina Bessonova, communications assistant at SIANI. She attended the World Congress on Agroforestry together with Focali researchers as part of the new collaboration between SIANI and Focali around the theme “Forests, Landscapes and Food Security”.

Blog: Trees, forests and nutrition - Understanding the links

Blog: Trees, forests and nutrition - Understanding the links

Blog from the ongoing World Congress of Agroforestry in Delhi, written by Focali researcher Matilda Palm

Travel globally, think nationally, act verbally

Travel globally, think nationally, act verbally

Arild Angelsen shares his reflection from the climate negotiations in Durban.

Negotiations concluded on methodological issues for REDD+

Negotiations concluded on methodological issues for REDD+

Susanne von Walter reports from the climate negotiations in Durban.

Forest Day

Forest Day

Sabine Henders reports from Forest Day 5 in Durban.

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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