Forests, Landscapes and Food Security


Photo courtesy Eskil Mattsson
Focali member Eskil Mattsson who has rich research experience from Sri Lanka is invited to hold a key-note speech  at the “International Research Symposium on Valuation of Forest Ecosystems and their Services” to be held on the 18th of October...
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Restoring and protecting forests in watersheds close to cities can help to balance water flows, contributing to flood control and securing supply of cleaner water.
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Indigenous and local communities, particularly in forest areas, are increasingly affected by environmental degradation and deforestation, which is often the result of unsustainable land use and global demand for commodities and mineral resources.
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A new research project will study how participatory forest monitoring can be a viable option to achieve long-term forest conservation goals by including animal species in the scope of forest conservation schemes.