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Apply for a PhD-position in land-use change, primarily tropical deforestation, and its causes and consequences.

Apply for a PhD-position in land-use change, primarily tropical deforestation, and its causes and consequences.

Jan 09, 2015

Open PhD student position at division of Physical Resource Theory at Department of Energy and Environment, Chalmers.

FAO report on State of the World's Forests 2014

FAO report on State of the World's Forests 2014

Dec 19, 2014

FAO's 2014 edition of "State of the World’s Forests - Enhancing the socioeconomic benefits from forests" is out.

What Role Does Securing Forest and Community Land Rights Play in Development?

What Role Does Securing Forest and Community Land Rights Play in Development?

Dec 15, 2014

Focali interim project coordinator Maria Göthberg together with SIANI's communication staff Ekaterina Bessonova and Matthew Fielding summarize the discussion from the joint September seminar on "Securing Forest and Community Land Rights - Challenges, Trends and Ways Forward".

Focali Researchers to COP20 in Lima,Peru

Focali Researchers to COP20 in Lima,Peru

Nov 27, 2014

Four Focali researchers - Javier Godar, Toby Gardner, Fariborz Zelli and Tobias Nielson - will participate in side-events during COP20.

Focali researchers Martin Persson and Sabine Henders get published in Global Change Biology

Focali researchers Martin Persson and Sabine Henders get published in Global Change Biology

Oct 30, 2014

Martin Persson, Sabine Henders and Christel Cederberg's research gets published in Global Change Biology.

Agricultural development as a driver for change

Agricultural development as a driver for change

Oct 30, 2014

The Church of Sweden's position paper on agricultural development for poverty reduction and sustainable development for 2014-2017 is now available in English.

Have Brazil’s deforestation policies hit the limits of their effectiveness?

Have Brazil’s deforestation policies hit the limits of their effectiveness?

Oct 14, 2014

In a SEI news story Focali researchers Toby Gardner and Javier Godar describe their findings from a study on Brazil's deforestation.

SEI announces position as Research Fellow – Water, Land and Ecosystem Services, SEI Africa Centre

SEI announces position as Research Fellow – Water, Land and Ecosystem Services, SEI Africa Centre

Jul 30, 2014

The Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) seeks a Research Fellow to work on issues related to water and ecosystem services

PhD course: “Restoration of degraded semi-arid landscapes – Livelihood, Livestock and Land use”

PhD course: “Restoration of degraded semi-arid landscapes – Livelihood, Livestock and Land use”

Jun 06, 2014

The course, held in Nairobi and West Pokot in Kenya, will be linked to a new research platform “the Triple L initiative” involving SLU, ICRAF, ILRI and universities in Sweden and Kenya. Travel expenses are covered for PhD students from SLU and PhD students from East Africa.

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.

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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