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Forests, Landscapes and Food Security

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In the UK alone, they drink 70 million cups of coffee a day. Yet growers of the essential raw material – the coffee bean – still rank among the poorest people in the world. In fact, half of the world’s highly indebted poor countries (known as HIPCs) are...
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Focali is one of the partners to the newly launched Agroforestry network. On November 19, the network published an opinion piece in Göteborgs-Posten where we argue that more funding for agroforestry in development cooperation can help to reach...
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The research associated to this PhD position focuses on understanding the role that agricultural commodity supply chain sustainability initiatives, such as certification schemes, moratoria, voluntary corporate commitments and government regulations, play...