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Landscape management
Rural transformation
Forests, Landscapes and Food Security
 
News Story
7 September 2015
Addressing food security & climate change with agroforestry, what are the policy options?

Do agroforestry systems produce more and a greater range of ecosystem services than segregated agriculture and forestry systems? Agroforestry practices and multi-functional landscapes have recently returned to the forefront of discussion in response to challenges of the conventional agriculture systems.

Forests, Landscapes and Food Security
 
Publication
7 September 2015
Can Agroforestry Address Food Security Concerns in a Changing Climate?

Do agroforestry systems produce more and a greater range of ecosystem services than segregated agriculture and forestry systems? Agroforestry practices and multi-functional landscapes have...

Climate change and resource conflict
Landscape management
Forests, Landscapes and Food Security
 
Event
2 September 2015
Building partnerships with forest communities

Find the call for abstract here.

Landscape management
Forests, Landscapes and Food Security
 
Climate change and resource conflict
Landscape management
Forests, Landscapes and Food Security
 
News Story
2 July 2015
Doing bad by meaning good: exploring the side-effects of land restoration.

Based on the article “Creating space for large-scale restoration in tropical agricultural landscapes” published in Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment vol.13 by Focali member Toby Gardner and colleagues.

Climate change and resource conflict
Forests, Landscapes and Food Security
 
News Story
23 June 2015
New study finds plants grown under higher levels of carbon dioxide are lower in protein

The rapidly rising levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere affect plants’ absorption of nitrogen, which is the nutrient that restricts crop growth in most terrestrial ecosystems.

Landscape management
Forests, Landscapes and Food Security
 
News Story
10 June 2015
Focali-SIANI Theme works with Swedish Water House cluster group on water and forests

Since December 2014 Focali is represented as one of five members in the cluster group "Water and Forests" hosted by the Swedish Water House (SWH). Cluster groups are interdisciplinary networks focusing on the cu

Climate change and resource conflict
Landscape management
Forests, Landscapes and Food Security
 
News Story
19 May 2015
Interview: How does one work with agroforestry and forest restoration at Columbia University?

Focali researcher Matilda Palm is currently working at Ruth DeFries lab at Ecology, Evolution and Environmental Biology Department (E3B) at Columbia University. Read this interview with her to find out how it was to move from Sweden to work and live in New York.

Landscape management
Trade and production
Forests, Landscapes and Food Security
 
News Story
6 May 2015
Focali researcher Martin Persson will receive a scholarship award from Sweden’s King Carl XVI Gustaf’s 50th Jubilee Fund

Focali researcher Martin Persson will receive a scholarship award of 100 000 SEK from Sweden's King Carl XVI Gustaf's 50th Jubilee Fund.

Landscape management
Forests, Landscapes and Food Security
 
News Story
1 April 2015
Can India´s wasteland be used for biomass plantations?

How much of India’s vast wasteland can be used for growing plants such as eucalyptus and Jatropha? As land demands have increased, the sustainable use of marginal lands has become increasingly important. In India about 47 million hectares, or 15 percent of the total geographical area, is classified as wastelands.