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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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Agri4D 2017 Conference - Registration open!

Agri4D 2017 Conference - Registration open!

Conference
Sep 20, 2017 08:00 AM to Sep 21, 2017 06:00 PM.

This year Focali researchers will lead two session at the two-day Agriculture for Development conference, for researchers and professionals working with and/or interested in agriculture for development.

Irrigating Forests with Wastewater - natural and effective water treament?

Irrigating Forests with Wastewater - natural and effective water treament?

Seminar
Aug 27, 2017 04:00 PM to Aug 27, 2017 05:30 PM.

At this year's World Water Week in Stockholm Focali is co-organizing this event together with e.g. SIWI, the Swedish Forest Agency, FAO and CIFOR.

World Water Week 2017

World Water Week 2017

Conference
Aug 27, 2017 12:00 AM to Sep 01, 2017 12:00 AM.

Register now! This year’s theme: Water and Waste - Reduce and Reuse will tackle some of the biggest and most complex challenges facing water professionals today.

Open Call for SIANI Expert Groups

Open Call for SIANI Expert Groups

Apr 27, 2017

Excellent chance to apply for new SIANI Expert Group funding! Have you got an idea about how to make our food systems more sustainable and our food security better? Do you have in mind people who would make a god team for realizing your idea? Time to put your ideas to practice.

FLARE 3rd Annual Meeting

FLARE 3rd Annual Meeting

Conference
Sep 29, 2017 12:00 AM to Oct 02, 2017 12:00 AM.

Call for abstracts! Focali is part of the Coordination Committee when FLARE (Forests & Livelihoods: Assessment, Research, and Engagement) will have its annual meeting in Stockholm, hosted by Stockholm University.

Reducing Inequality in a Turbulent World: Scaling-up strategies to secure indigenous, community, and women’s land rights

Reducing Inequality in a Turbulent World: Scaling-up strategies to secure indigenous, community, and women’s land rights

Conference
Oct 04, 2017 12:00 AM to Oct 06, 2017 12:00 AM.

3rd International Conference on Scaling-up Efforts to Secure Community Land and Resource Rights. The event is co-organized by the Rights and Resources Initiative (RRI), Swedish International Development Agency (Sida), Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI), Swedish International Agriculture Network Initiative (SIANI), and the International Foundation for Science (IFS).

Scenarios for dryland development in West Pokot, Kenya

Scenarios for dryland development in West Pokot, Kenya

This joint Focali and Triple L report by Eric Röhss, Gert Nyberg and Per Knutsson, describes the process and results of a workshop arranged by the Triple-L research initiative, focusing on the development of future dryland scenarios in West Pokot County, Kenya.

Vattnets betydelse i landskapsrestaurering

Vattnets betydelse i landskapsrestaurering

Workshop
Apr 19, 2017 09:30 AM to Apr 19, 2017 12:30 PM.

Swedish Water House startar en ny klustergrupp – ”Vatten i landskapet”. Till denna workshop bjuder de in aktörer som redan är aktiva i svenska och globala restaureringsprojekt, och aktörer som de bedömer har angelägen kunskap som kan användas mer. Syftet är ge en stärkt insikt och förståelse för kopplingen mellan hydrologi och produktiva landskap. Målsättningen är att gruppen ska ha positiv inverkan på det internationella arbetet med att restaurera degraderade landskap.

Forests, Landscapes and Food Security - a collaboration with SIANI

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

Putting Agenda 2030 into practice - how the landscape perspective can contribute

This workshop, co-arranged by Focali-SIANI, will facilitate an interactive dialogue about effective ways to implement the Agenda 203 in both policy and practice by applying a landscape perspective. Th ...

SIANI Annual Meeting 2017

Invitation from Focali´s partner SIANI to participate in the inception and planning of Phase 3 in the SIANI Annual Meeting 2017: Towards Zero Hunger through Rural Transformation. ...

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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