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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.

Events

Reducing Inequality in a Turbulent World: Scaling-up strategies to secure indigenous, community, and women’s land rights

Reducing Inequality in a Turbulent World: Scaling-up strategies to secure indigenous, community, and women’s land rights

Conference
Oct 04, 2017 12:00 AM to Oct 06, 2017 12:00 AM.

3rd International Conference on Scaling-up Efforts to Secure Community Land and Resource Rights. The event is co-organized by the Rights and Resources Initiative (RRI), Swedish International Development Agency (Sida), Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI), Swedish International Agriculture Network Initiative (SIANI), and the International Foundation for Science (IFS).

FLARE 3rd Annual Meeting

FLARE 3rd Annual Meeting

Conference
Sep 29, 2017 12:00 AM to Oct 02, 2017 12:00 AM.

Call for abstracts! Focali is part of the Coordination Committee when FLARE (Forests & Livelihoods: Assessment, Research, and Engagement) will have its annual meeting in Stockholm, hosted by Stockholm University.

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.

Call for abstracts: IUFRO Congress - Interconnecting Forests, Science and People

Call for abstracts: IUFRO Congress - Interconnecting Forests, Science and People

Congress
Sep 19, 2017 09:00 AM to Sep 22, 2017 05:00 PM.

Focali member Lisa Westholm co-arrange the panel “Gender, climate policy and the future of the forests”. Abstract deadline has been extended to December 15.

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.

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?

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.

Vattnets betydelse i landskapsrestaurering

Vattnets betydelse i landskapsrestaurering

Workshop
Apr 19, 2017 09:30 AM to Apr 19, 2017 12:30 PM.

Swedish Water House startar en ny klustergrupp – ”Vatten i landskapet”. Till denna workshop bjuder de in aktörer som redan är aktiva i svenska och globala restaureringsprojekt, och aktörer som de bedömer har angelägen kunskap som kan användas mer. Syftet är ge en stärkt insikt och förståelse för kopplingen mellan hydrologi och produktiva landskap. Målsättningen är att gruppen ska ha positiv inverkan på det internationella arbetet med att restaurera degraderade landskap.

Cool insights for a hot world - the symposium

Cool insights for a hot world - the symposium

Virtual Symposium
Mar 21, 2017 09:00 AM to Mar 22, 2017 12:00 PM.

CGIAR presents a virtual Symposium on the topic of Trees and Forests Recycle Water and Modify Climate. The CGIAR Research Program on Forests, Trees and Agroforestry is hosting a virtual symposium on the linkages of forests, water and climate on the occasion of the International Day of Forests (21 March) and World Water Day (22 March).

How Swedish media report on climate change?

How Swedish media report on climate change?

Launch event
Feb 21, 2017 09:00 AM to Feb 21, 2017 10:00 AM.

Vi-Agroforestry will launch the report: Warmer climate - an ice cold news? (in Swedish). Welcome to the launch with panel discussion and breakfast!

Tanzania’s forests: Local and global challenges and opportunities

Tanzania’s forests: Local and global challenges and opportunities

Seminar
Jan 30, 2017 01:30 PM to Jan 30, 2017 02:30 PM.

SLU Global presents a seminar with August Temu.

Forest devolution in China

Forest devolution in China

Seminar
Jan 20, 2017 10:00 AM to Jan 20, 2017 12:00 PM.

Yuanyuan Yi, PhD student at Department of Economics, GU, will give two back-to-back seminars on Forest Devolution in China based on chapters of the upcoming PhD-thesis.

SIANI Annual Meeting 2017

SIANI Annual Meeting 2017

Workshop
Jan 19, 2017 09:00 AM to Jan 19, 2017 04:30 PM.

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.

New insights into the carbon cycle of tropical forests from a global monitoring network

New insights into the carbon cycle of tropical forests from a global monitoring network

Seminar
Dec 08, 2016 03:00 PM to Dec 08, 2016 04:00 PM.

Seminar with Yadvinder Malhi, Professor at University of Oxford, at the GU Botany building 8 December. Prof Malhi will also act as opponent when Brigitte Nyirambangutse defend her thesis “Carbon and Nutrient Cycling in Afromontane Tropical Forests at Different Successional Stages" the 9th of December.

The Amazon in the new globalized context - seminar with prize laureate Professor Carlos Nobre

The Amazon in the new globalized context - seminar with prize laureate Professor Carlos Nobre


Nov 29, 2016 01:00 PM to Nov 29, 2016 04:00 PM.

This seminar at Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences focuses on the Amazon, celebrating Volvo Environment Prize laureate Professor Carlos Nobre’s work. Focali member Martin Persson will hold a presentation at the seminar on the links between deforestation in the Amazon and global consumption of beef and soy.

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

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

Workshop
Nov 23, 2016 10:00 AM to Nov 23, 2016 03:30 PM.

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. The event, held at SEI, has a particular focus on exchange between Swedish actors working with forest, water, agriculture, natural resources, climate and development.

Launch of Agroforestry Network – initiative co-founded by Focali

Launch of Agroforestry Network – initiative co-founded by Focali

Launch event
Nov 22, 2016 10:00 AM to Nov 22, 2016 02:00 PM.

On Tuesday, November 22, Agroforestry Network is launched. This initiative gives Swedish scientists, and organisations within environment and development cooperation, new possibilities for cooperation and advocacy. The network is founded by Vi Agroforestry (Vi-skogen), SLU Global, SIANI and Focali with the aim to increase the knowledge and implementation of agroforestry in development projects.

Science café with Focali member Martin Persson on SDG 15 and rainforest biodiversity

Science café with Focali member Martin Persson on SDG 15 and rainforest biodiversity

Seminar
Nov 10, 2016 02:00 PM to Nov 10, 2016 02:40 PM.

Café seminar at the science center Universeum in Gothenburg with focus on SDG 15 - life on land.

World Water Week Event - Forests, water and sustainable growth of cities

World Water Week Event - Forests, water and sustainable growth of cities

Seminar
Aug 28, 2016 02:20 PM to Aug 28, 2016 03:30 PM.

This seminar at World Water Week co-arranged by Focali will highlight and discuss the challenges and opportunities related to restoring and sustainably managing forests in watersheds that provide cities with water. Key note speakers from major cities Denver, Kathmandu, Nairobi and Tirana will present the links between forests and water management in their contexts. The event will be web streamed.

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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