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Climate change and resource conflict
Landscape management
 
News Story
12 October 2020
The stars have aligned for landscape restoration, but how to ensure long-lasting success?

Access to clean water is a growing challenge worldwide. Landscape restoration can provide an effective solution while doing good for people and nature.

Landscape management
 
News Story
26 June 2019
Agroforestry needs to take another look at biodiversity, and not just the plants

Agroforestry is often regarded as a panacea to food security, climate, and biodiversity. But, to what extent does agroforestry really support the wildlife?

Landscape management
 
News Story
13 May 2019
World leaders and scientists commit to biodiversity: Focali members comment on the IPBES Global Assessment

The IPBES report on the state of our biodiversity paints a dark picture - species are going extinct at a rate tens to hundreds of times faster than the average over the last 10 million years.

Trade and production
 
News Story
18 February 2019
New research exposes environmental impact of Swedish consumption

Research by the PRINCE project provides the most comprehensive calculation of the environmental impact of the Swedish consumption to date.

Landscape management
 
Event
5 June 2018
How does carbon offsetting impact landscapes?

There are many initiatives and instruments for carbon offsetting and climate change mitigation, but how are they developing? What is their implementation status? And how effective are they for...

Landscape management
 
News Story
29 May 2018
Sweden adopts first of its kind national forestry programme with focus on sustainable resource management and conservation

At the core of the programme is broad dialogue about the role of forests in a sustainable society and a growing bioeconomy. Sustainable management and conservation of the country’s forests should not only be a domestic issue, but also a priority for Swedish-international cooperation.

Trade and production
 
Event
19 April 2018
Konsumera mat utan tropisk avskogning – går det?

Global handel av palmolja, soja och kött, arrangerat i komplexa nätverk av leverantörer, orsakar enorm tropisk avskogning. Hur kan akademi, näringsliv, offentlig sektor och civilsamhället...

Landscape management
 
News Story
28 February 2018
Can more trees improve groundwater levels?

Focali researchers have challenged the dominant paradigm in forest hydrology – that more trees equal less water – and their groundbreaking research has now lead to more grants. Four years...

Climate change and resource conflict
Forests, Landscapes and Food Security
 
News Story
6 December 2016
Global climate initiatives need more trees: Agroforestry Network has published an opinion piece in the newspaper GP

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 both the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the climate deal from COP21 in

Climate change and resource conflict
Landscape management
 
News Story
3 December 2016
Agroforestry Network – a new climate initiative for Agenda 2030

Agroforestry, a multifunctional and climate-smart method of integrating trees into agricultural landscapes, plays an important role in a number of the UN Sustainable Development Goals and in their implementation Agenda 2030.