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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

Launch of the new Sida-funded program: Agriculture for Food Security 2030

Launch of the new Sida-funded program: Agriculture for Food Security 2030

Launch event
Jan 26, 2016 01:30 PM to Jan 26, 2016 04:00 PM.

Save the date 26 January for the launch of the new Sida funded programme AgriFoSe, Agriculture for Food Security 2030 ‐ translating Science into policy and development, at SLU Ultuna Campus in Uppsala. Focali member Madelene Ostwald is leading the work with multifunctional landscapes in the programme.

SIANI Annual Meeting 2016

SIANI Annual Meeting 2016

Workshop
Jan 19, 2016 09:00 AM to Jan 19, 2016 04:30 PM.

Open invitation to the SIANI (Swedish International Agricultural Network Initiative) annual meeting. SIANI and Focali have a thematic collaboration around Forests, Landscapes and Food Security, insights from this theme will be presented at the meeting.

Workshop on drained organic soils

Workshop on drained organic soils

Workshop
Dec 01, 2015 11:00 AM to Dec 01, 2015 04:00 PM.

This workshop aims to present how emissions from drained organic soils in Sweden (dränerade organogena jordar) can be reduced. The workshop is arranged by Focali researcher Åsa Kasimir and supported by Biodiversity and Ecosystem services in a Changing Climate (BECC) and Gothenburg Atmospheric Science Centre (GAC).

Sweden's first Agroforestry Congress

Sweden's first Agroforestry Congress

Conference
Nov 13, 2015 01:00 PM to Nov 15, 2015 01:00 PM.

This congress will discuss the role of agroforestry for a new type of urban development and the development of rural areas with increased local and sustainable production. Focali are one of the organizers of the event together with the city of Gothenburg, SIANI, Vi-Agroforestry, Mistra Urban Futures and others.

Indonesiens regnskog brinner  – vad har orsakat miljökatastrofen och hur kan regnskogen byggas upp igen?

Indonesiens regnskog brinner – vad har orsakat miljökatastrofen och hur kan regnskogen byggas upp igen?

Seminar
Nov 10, 2015 01:15 PM to Nov 10, 2015 03:00 PM.

Information in Swedish about Focali rainforest seminar 10 November.

How to rebuild a rainforest after fire and logging - The IKEA funded ”Sow-a-Seed” project in Borneo

How to rebuild a rainforest after fire and logging - The IKEA funded ”Sow-a-Seed” project in Borneo

Focali seminar
Nov 10, 2015 01:15 PM to Nov 10, 2015 03:00 PM.

Welcome to attend our open Focali seminar, 10 November, and listen to experiences from one of the largest areas of restored rainforest in the world. Focali members Ulrik Ilstedt and Malin Gustafsson, from the Department of Forest Ecology and Management at SLU, are working with the “Saw-a-seed project” together with scientists from around the world. The project, funded by IKEA and the "Kamprad Family Foundation", aims at restoring an area of 18 500 ha rainforest on Borneo in Sabah that was seriously damaged by forest fires and logging.

Agri4D conference

Agri4D conference

Conference
Sep 23, 2015 12:00 AM to Sep 24, 2015 12:00 AM.

Agriculture for food security post-2015 - the role of science.

Coffee, climate and deforestation - seminar arranged by Focali, Rainforest Alliance and Universeum

Coffee, climate and deforestation - seminar arranged by Focali, Rainforest Alliance and Universeum

Focali seminar
Sep 08, 2015 03:00 PM to Sep 08, 2015 04:30 PM.

Welcome to our open seminar at Universeum!

International Forests & Water Dialogue

International Forests & Water Dialogue

Seminar
Sep 08, 2015 10:00 AM to Sep 09, 2015 05:00 PM.

Special event on September 8-9 at the World Forestry Congress in Durban, South Africa.

Docent lecture: Will big business save our forests?

Docent lecture: Will big business save our forests?

Lecture
Sep 02, 2015 01:15 PM to Sep 02, 2015 02:00 PM.

Focali member Martin Persson at the department of Energy and Environment at Chalmers University of Technology will hold his docent lecture on September 2.

Workshop: Building partnerships with forest communities

Workshop: Building partnerships with forest communities

Workshop
Sep 02, 2015 10:00 AM to Sep 02, 2015 04:30 PM.

Public, private and NGO actors increasingly establish enterprises with local forest dependent and forest owning communities in the Amazon and other parts of the tropics.

Landscape approaches for sustainable development, water and land resource management

Landscape approaches for sustainable development, water and land resource management

Seminar
Aug 26, 2015 02:00 PM to Aug 26, 2015 03:30 PM.

Aa a member of the Swedish Water House cluster group "Forests and Water" Focali will participate at the World Water Week.

Research and policy briefing with Deputy Director at Swedish Ministry for Enterprise and Innovation

Research and policy briefing with Deputy Director at Swedish Ministry for Enterprise and Innovation

Focali seminar
Aug 26, 2015 01:00 PM to Aug 26, 2015 04:00 PM.

A pre-COP 21 Focali network meeting on August 26.

Securing Land-Rights in Sub-Saharan Africa: What are the Issues and Bottlenecks?

Securing Land-Rights in Sub-Saharan Africa: What are the Issues and Bottlenecks?

Seminar
May 21, 2015 10:15 AM to May 21, 2015 12:00 PM.

Seminar with Ph.D. Lasse Krantz co-arranged by LARRI (Land Rights Research Initiative) and the Global Sustainability Studies Seminar Series at School of Global Studies, Univeristy of Gothenburg.

Open LARRI Seminar - Changing Gender Relations?

Open LARRI Seminar - Changing Gender Relations?

Seminar
Mar 11, 2015 01:15 PM to Mar 11, 2015 03:00 PM.

Welcome the first open LARRI seminar of the year with PhD candidate Jeannette Bayisenge on women's experiences of land rights in the context of the land tenure reform program in Rwanda.

Can Agroforestry Address Food Security Concerns under a Changing Climate?

Can Agroforestry Address Food Security Concerns under a Changing Climate?

Workshop
Nov 11, 2014 10:00 AM to Nov 12, 2014 04:00 PM.

The purpose of this workshop is to bring together leading scholar-practitioners from five parts of the world, Sweden, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Kenya and Ecuador, to share knowledge of and aspirations for agroforestry systems.

Focali part of cluster group on Water and Forests at SWH

Focali part of cluster group on Water and Forests at SWH

Seminar Workshop
Nov 01, 2014 12:00 AM to Dec 31, 2015 12:00 AM.

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).

Towards a Global Research Program on Food Systems

Towards a Global Research Program on Food Systems

Workshop
Oct 25, 2014 09:30 AM to Oct 25, 2014 04:00 PM.

Focali project coordinator Maria Göthberg will attend a 1-day workshop in Copenhagen with the aim to establish a research area on food systems.

Securing Forest and Community Land Rights - Challenges, trends and ways forward

Securing Forest and Community Land Rights - Challenges, trends and ways forward

Seminar
Sep 10, 2014 10:00 AM to Sep 10, 2014 04:00 PM.

This one-day seminar, co-organized by Focali, will be an opportunity to learn from and discuss with land right experts from Rights and Resources Initiative (RRI), Sida, civil society organizations, the academia and the private sector.

Invitation to Focali-LUCSUS Workshop on Forest conservation, agroforestry and livelihoods

Invitation to Focali-LUCSUS Workshop on Forest conservation, agroforestry and livelihoods


Jun 10, 2014 10:00 AM to Jun 10, 2014 04:30 PM.

The workshop will be held in Lund the 10th of June 2014. The workshop will be an opportunity for researchers and practitioners to share information about current research and projects with each other and with a wider range of research and policy stakeholders interested in agroforestry. During the workshop we will discuss the potentials and limitations of agroforestry as a means to support forest conservation, increase productivity and address livelihoods challenges.

1st Dialogue meeting on the future of the Brazilian Amazon - potential implications of the new political landscape?

Welcome to this first meeting in a series of dialogue seminars initiated by Focali at GMV in collaboration with SIANI, GGBC, GAC, LUCSUS and other partners interested to join this initiative with a fo ...

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