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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.

Welcome to Focali

Focali (Forest, Climate, and Livelihood research network) is a Swedish research network focusing on forest / bio-energy, climate change and poverty issues. Several Swedish universities and institutions are represented in the network. The purpose is to contribute to the provision of relevant knowledge to Sida and other Swedish authorities for the effective use of forest operations to achieve climate-poverty targets. Focali also aims to increase the flow of relevant information between scientists, industry, government and civil society.

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Seminar about "Forest Governance"

Seminar about "Forest Governance"

Seminar
Sep 15, 2010 12:00 PM to Sep 15, 2010 05:30 PM.

The Forest Initiative and Sida is arranging an open seminar "Buildning Capacity for Forest Governance".

New Country Brief about Burkina Faso

New Country Brief about Burkina Faso

Jun 07, 2010

The latest in the series of publications from Focali is a briefing paper about Burkina Faso written by Lisa Westholm.

Focali Country Brief - Burkina Faso

Focali Country Brief - Burkina Faso

Focali Country Brief 2010:02 by Lisa Westholm.

Conference: Production and Carbon Dynamics in Sustainable Agriculture and Forest Systems in Africa–Science Needs and Deeds

Conference: Production and Carbon Dynamics in Sustainable Agriculture and Forest Systems in Africa–Science Needs and Deeds

Conference
Sep 28, 2010 09:00 AM to Sep 29, 2010 05:00 PM.

28-29 September 2010 in Stockholm. Call for abstracts! Call for participants!

Seminar "REDD and learnings from the past"

Seminar "REDD and learnings from the past"

Seminar
Jun 08, 2010 11:00 AM to Jun 08, 2010 12:00 PM.

Reidar Persson is visiting Focali on the 8 of June.

Seminar about international forest trends and the Swedish forest.

Seminar about international forest trends and the Swedish forest.

Seminar
May 27, 2010 01:00 PM to May 27, 2010 04:00 PM.

Focali is taking part in a seminar arranged by the Institute for Futures Studies.

Available postdoctoral position

Available postdoctoral position

May 03, 2010

Postdoctoral position in ‘Effects of Climate Related Mitigations and Adaptations on Sustainable Forest Management in the Tropics’ at the Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences.

Focali Country Brief Guyana

Focali Country Brief Guyana

Apr 21, 2010

Focali has published a Focali Country Brief about Guyana. This brief gives an overview of Guyana and the role of forests, with a focus on the REDD-process.

Launch event: “Achieving the Global Goals through agroforestry”

To feed a growing population, combat climate change, and preserve biodiversity, there is a need to develop sustainable agriculture systems. Agroforestry is a pathway towards this. But why is it not us ...

Forests, Landscapes and Food Security - a collaboration with SIANI

Focali has, since 2014, collaborated with SIANI under the theme "Forests, Landscapes and Food Security". ...

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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