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Landscape management
Rural transformation
 
Event
18 September 2019
The 2030 Agenda in practice – lessons from socio-environmental work in Brazil

Welcome to a seminar with guests from CETRA, a Brazilian NGO working with socio-environmental activities in practice.

Climate change and resource conflict
Trade and production
 
Event
5 December 2018
1st Dialogue meeting on the future of the Brazilian Amazon

Welcome to this first meeting in a series of dialogue seminars initiated by Focali at GMV in collaboration with SIANI, GGBC, GAC, LUCSUS and other partners interested to join this initiative. The...

Rural transformation
Rural Change Captured Through a Youthful Lens
 
Photo Essay
6 March 2018
Outline of Expert Group: Rural Change Captured Through a Youthful Lens

Objectives The project’s overall aim is to enhance the understanding of social change and social impacts of rural-urban transformation on younger adults and adolescent community members in...

Rural transformation
Rural Change Captured Through a Youthful Lens
 
Video
20 February 2018
Peixe – Fish

What is rural transformation? The transition from a rural to an urban environment? Or a shift in livelihood and quality of life for rural communities? Ultimately, it is change in all its forms....

Landscape management
 
Blog Post
20 November 2017
Virtual reality for development: impact through empathy

Going to the Third International Conference on Community Land and Resource Rights held in Stockholm, I did not expect to find myself in the middle of the Amazon sharing a canoa with a member of...

Landscape management
Forests, Landscapes and Food Security
 
News Story
14 October 2014
Have Brazil’s deforestation policies hit the limits of their effectiveness?

Deforestation in the Amazon has fallen dramatically, by about 77% between 2004 and 2011, enabling Brazil to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by more than a third in that period, while also preserving biodiversity and maintaining other vital ecosystem services.

Trade and production
 
News Story
27 May 2014
Is Your Lunch Sustainable? A Quest for Answers in a Globalized Food System

We have long known that what we eat affects our health, but we are only beginning to grasp how much our food affects the environment, close to home and around the world.

Climate change and resource conflict
Landscape management
Forests, Landscapes and Food Security
 
Video
21 November 2012
Agroforestry and Conservation projects in Brazil: Carbon, Biodiversity, Climate, and People: Video

Seminar on Landscapes in a Carbon Focused World 26 October 2012SIANI, Focali & Naturskyddsföreningen organized a one-day seminar in Gothenburg.Summary: As Brazil has been wrestling with the need...