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Climate change and resource conflict
Landscape management
Forests, Landscapes and Food Security
 
News Story
15 December 2015
New e-course will make you a REDD+ champion

The UN-REDD programme recently launched a new online REDD+ training course for practitioners, policy makers and communities.

Climate change and resource conflict
Landscape management
Forests, Landscapes and Food Security
 
News Story
3 December 2015
Meet the Theme at the Global Landscape Forum in Paris

Take the time to get to know the themetic cooperation between SIANI & Focali around forests, landscapes and food security at the Global Landscape Forum (GLF) in Paris on December 5-6.

Trade and production
Forests, Landscapes and Food Security
 
News Story
1 December 2015
Local partnerships – key to zero net deforestation?

Zero net deforestation is the new standard for doing business in production of soy, beef, palm oil, paper, and other agricultural commodities.

Rural transformation
Forests, Landscapes and Food Security
Sustainable Agricultural Production and Food Security
 
News Story
18 November 2015
The changing face of Eastern and Southern African agriculture: from subsistence to commercial enterprises

Are we ready to meet the world’s  increasing food demand over the coming decades? Some people are doubtful of how we are going to feed 2.4 billion more people when no extra land is available and degradation of existing farmland is widespread.

Landscape management
Forests, Landscapes and Food Security
 
Blog Post
26 October 2015
Building Partnerships with Forest Communities: What’s on the agenda?

Very seldom forest communities are treated as true partners in project development together with organizations, companies or the government.

Gender and equality
Landscape management
Forests, Landscapes and Food Security
 
News Story
19 October 2015
Open Application for MSc in Tropical and International Forestry in Germany

The Georg-August-Universität Göttingen offers the MSc programme Tropical and International Forestry with the international degree Master of Science (M.Sc.).

Climate change and resource conflict
Forests, Landscapes and Food Security
 
News Story
9 October 2015
FAO launches photo contest on the Value of Forests

Win a trip to the 3rd European Forest Week in Engelberg, Switzerland!

Landscape management
Forests, Landscapes and Food Security
 
News Story
2 October 2015
Land degradation – a failed responsibility

The Economics of Land Degradation Initiative, an SEI partner, launches key report at the 70th United Nations General Assembly. The report, titled The Value of Land, is a comprehensive assessment of land

Landscape management
Forests, Landscapes and Food Security
 
News Story
25 September 2015
How to reduce vulnerability in rural Burkina Faso: keeping the trees and planting more or diversifying the livelihoods?

How to understand vulnerability and how to reduce it? If you ask this question to several people on the street they are likely to give you different answers. Same is probably true for those who work with policy and make decision on how to reduce vulnerability of people in rural communities in Africa or elsewhere. Different understanding results in different way of doing things.

Trade and production
Forests, Landscapes and Food Security
 
Publication
25 September 2015
Interpretation matters: Exploring the policy outcomes of competing vulnerability framings in rural Burkina Faso

This brief explores how two different framings - the Resilience Discourse (RD) and the Human Security and Development Discourse (HSDD), can produce different conclusions about vulnerability in...