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Focali and SIANI at the World Congress on Agroforestry: Focus on trees and food security

Focali and SIANI at the World Congress on Agroforestry: Focus on trees and food security

Feb 10, 2014

With two new issue briefs, presentations, blogging and social-media coverage, SIANI and its partner Focali will have a strong presence at the 10-14 February event in New Delhi, which will bring together more than 1,000 researchers, policy-makers, donors and members of civil society.

Vote for Eskil Mattsson in the World Agroforestry Congress Blog competition

Vote for Eskil Mattsson in the World Agroforestry Congress Blog competition

Jan 28, 2014

The Focali researcher Eskil Mattsson will travel to Delhi in February to attend the World Congress on Agroforestry, WCA. At the congress he will present his research from Sri Lanka about the agroforestry system "Homegardens". Read more about his research in his blog "Sri Lankan homegardens: Lush beauty, food security and carbon capture in compact packages" submitted in the WCA blog competition.

Focali researcher Matilda Palm awarded research grants from Formas and Sida

Focali researcher Matilda Palm awarded research grants from Formas and Sida

Jan 22, 2014

For Palm this implies research funding for four years, whereof one year will be spent at Columbia University with Professor Ruth DeFries and four month at ICRAF (World Agroforestry Centre). The research project builds on Matilda Palm’s previous research on agroforestry and restoration of degraded land.

Postdoc vacancy at Wageningen University on climate/forest and REDD+ governance and policy

Postdoc vacancy at Wageningen University on climate/forest and REDD+ governance and policy

Nov 25, 2013

The postdoctoral position is supported by the Worldwide Fund for Nature (WWF). The aim of the project is to produce scholarly analyses and policy guidance on multilevel mechanisms and institutional arrangements for REDD+ results-based financing, including the role of the private sector and incentivizing non-carbon benefits. Apply online no later than November 30.

Focali researcher Sabine Henders held her 90% PhD seminar

Focali researcher Sabine Henders held her 90% PhD seminar

Oct 25, 2013

Title of PhD thesis: To leak or not to leak? - Land-Use Displacement and Carbon Leakage from Forest Conservation

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?

Oct 16, 2013

Report from session, co-organized by Focali, at the Agri4D conference held 25-26th of September at SLU in Uppsala.

Call for Papers: World Bank Conference on Land and Poverty 2014

Call for Papers: World Bank Conference on Land and Poverty 2014

Oct 03, 2013

The conference will be held in Washington DC, March 31 - April 3, 2014.

Register for the Global Landscape Forum

Register for the Global Landscape Forum

Oct 03, 2013

Focali and SIANI will have a joint booth at the event held the 16-17 November in Warsaw Poland. See a short video about the event here.

Open call for SIANI 'Expert Group' proposals

Open call for SIANI 'Expert Group' proposals

Aug 14, 2013

Deadline for applications is the 15th of September 2013

Recommendations, reflections and photos from the FAO conference Forests for Food Security and Nutrition

Recommendations, reflections and photos from the FAO conference Forests for Food Security and Nutrition

Jun 18, 2013

The International FAO Conference was held at FAO 13-15th of May with the aim to increase the understanding the role that forests, trees on farms and agroforestry systems can play in improving food security and nutrition especially in developing countries.

Anna Nordén has defended her PhD thesis: Essays on Behavioral Economics and Policies for Provision of Ecosystem Services

Anna Nordén has defended her PhD thesis: Essays on Behavioral Economics and Policies for Provision of Ecosystem Services

Jun 04, 2013

Focali researcher Anna Nordén has conducted research on policies to reduce deforestation - mainly PES, payment for ecosystem services.

The international FAO conference "Forests for Food Security and Nutrition" will be webcasted

The international FAO conference "Forests for Food Security and Nutrition" will be webcasted

May 09, 2013

See the conference program and links to the webcasts here

Video films and presentations from SLU-Global seminar about REDD+

Video films and presentations from SLU-Global seminar about REDD+

Apr 19, 2013

The seminar was held at SLU in Uppsala and moderated by Anders Malmer from SLU Global. Speakers at the seminar: Hans Nilsagård (Swedish Ministry of Rural Affairs), Lars Gunnar Marklund (FAO Central America), Daniela Kleinschmit and Sara Holmgren (SLU).

FAO International Conference on Forests for Food Security and Nutrition

FAO International Conference on Forests for Food Security and Nutrition

Feb 15, 2013

FAO arrange conference on “Forests for Food Security and Nutrition” the 13-15th of May 2013 at FAO in Rome, pre-register for the conference no later than the 15th of March.

FAO: "Forests and trees provide benefits for food security and nutrition – what is your say?"

FAO: "Forests and trees provide benefits for food security and nutrition – what is your say?"

Feb 14, 2013

FAO Global Forum on Food Security and Nutrition invites you to contribute with inputs ahead of the FAO conference: ”Forests for Food Security and Nutrition”. The online discussion forum is open until the 25th of February.

Focali researchers have been awarded research grants for the project “REDDleaks”

Focali researchers have been awarded research grants for the project “REDDleaks”

Dec 12, 2012

The Focali researchers Madelene Ostwald, Sabine Henders and Martin Persson have been awarded research grants from Formas of 2.4 million SEK for the project “REDDleaks” for the years 2013-2014. Madelene Ostwald, research leader in Focali, is the research leader in this project.

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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