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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

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.

Focali-LUCSUS Workshop on Forest conservation, agroforestry and livelihoods

Focali-LUCSUS Workshop on Forest conservation, agroforestry and livelihoods

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

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. The workshop will be held in Lund the 10th of June 2014. The deadline for contributions/abstracts is the 2nd of May.

LARRI seminar with NAI researchers Kjell Havnevik and Kassa T. Alemu

LARRI seminar with NAI researchers Kjell Havnevik and Kassa T. Alemu

Seminar
Apr 02, 2014 01:15 PM to Apr 02, 2014 03:00 PM.

Principles on Responsible Agricultural Investment - will they make a difference to people on the ground?

LARRI seminar: Women’s Land Rights in Sub-Saharan Africa – experiences from Mozambique

LARRI seminar: Women’s Land Rights in Sub-Saharan Africa – experiences from Mozambique

Seminar
Feb 19, 2014 01:15 PM to Feb 19, 2014 03:00 PM.

Open seminar with Professor Randi Kaarhus from University of Nordland in Norway, organized by the Land Rights Research Initiative, LARRI.

World Congress on Agroforestry

World Congress on Agroforestry

Conference
Feb 10, 2014 09:00 AM to Feb 14, 2014 05:00 PM.

The 3rd World Congress on Agroforestry will be held in Delhi, India, 10 – 14 February 2014.

The Global Landscapes Forum

The Global Landscapes Forum

Conference
Nov 16, 2013 09:00 AM to Nov 17, 2013 07:00 PM.

The Forum will take place 16-17 November, 2013 in Warsaw Poland. Focali and SIANI will have a joint booth at the event. Register at: www.landscapes.org

Focali researcher Lisa Westholm will speak at Global Week

Focali researcher Lisa Westholm will speak at Global Week

Seminar
Nov 11, 2013 01:15 PM to Nov 12, 2013 03:30 PM.

The title of Westholm’s presentation is “Global environmental governance in the forests of Burkina Faso”.

Presentation by Focali researcher Martin Persson during rainforest exhibition

Presentation by Focali researcher Martin Persson during rainforest exhibition

Seminar
Oct 24, 2013 06:00 PM to Oct 24, 2013 08:00 PM.

Multifunctional Landscapes - How to enhance productivity and restore ecosystem services for improved livelihoods?

Multifunctional Landscapes - How to enhance productivity and restore ecosystem services for improved livelihoods?

Conference
Sep 25, 2013 03:15 PM to Sep 25, 2013 05:15 PM.

This conference session is co-organized by SLU Global and Focali. The Agri4D conference takes place at SLU in Uppsala next week 25-26th of September.

The program for the Agricultural Research for Development Conference is now available

The program for the Agricultural Research for Development Conference is now available

Conference
Sep 25, 2013 08:15 AM to Sep 26, 2013 04:45 PM.

The annual Conference on Agricultural Research for Development will be held at SLU in Uppsala the 25th-26th of September. Focali is as usual one of the organizers of the conference. This year the theme is Agricultural Research Towards Sustainable Development Goals.

Register for the Agri4D Conference 25-26th of September

Register for the Agri4D Conference 25-26th of September

Conference
Sep 25, 2013 08:00 AM to Sep 26, 2013 05:00 PM.

Register no later than the 16th of September. This year´s theme of the annual conference is: Agricultural Research Towards Sustainable Development Goals. Focali is one of the co-organizers of the conference together with Agri4D, SIANI, SLU Global, SLU, Future Forests and Future Agriculture. The conference is held at SLU in Uppsala.

Open LARRI seminar: Land Tenure Reforms in Asia and Africa

Open LARRI seminar: Land Tenure Reforms in Asia and Africa

Seminar
Sep 18, 2013 01:15 PM to Sep 18, 2013 03:00 PM.

LARRI (Land Rights Research Initiative) seminar with Professor Stein Holden from the University of Life Sciences in Ås, Norway.

The Forest-Water Nexus: bringing people and landscapes together

Focali co-arrange seminar on forest-water interactions at this year's World Water Week in Stockholm, Sweden, together with FAO, IUCN, IUFRO, SIWI-SWH, The Swedish Forestry Agency, SIANI and SLU. ...

Agricultural Research for Development Conference, Agri4D 2019: Registration open!

There is more than enough food produced in the world to feed everyone but close to 1 billion people are hungry or undernourished, according to the FAO. To feed another two billion people in 2050, food ...

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