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Food Systems
Food systems
 
Event
3 October 2022
26th SESSION OF THE FAO COMMITTEE ON FORESTRY

The 26th Session of the FAO Committee on Forestry (COFO) will take place in Rome, Italy, from the 3 to 7 October 2022. The Committee on Forestry (COFO) is the highest FAO Forestry statutory body.

Landscape management
 
News Story
3 June 2022
Sweden and Kenya showcase North-South partnership inspiring collective action for forest farmers

A dialogue held during the Stockholm+50 heard how Kenyan forest farmers were inspired to set up the Farm Forestry Smallholder Producers Association of Kenya (FFSPAK) after a visit by Swedish foresters ten years ago.

Landscape management
 
Event
16 March 2022
LARRI Webinar: Land use governance and conflicts in Sápmi – what can we learn from a rights-based approach

 Sápmi, the homeland of the Indigenous Sami, is currently at the frontline of multiple heated conflicts over access to and use of land and resources in Sweden. Forestry, mining, wind farming,...

Climate change and resource conflict
Landscape management
 
News Story
9 March 2021
Trees can be the heroes or the victims of the climate crisis. We decide.

Forests and trees can help us build a sustainable and healthy society, but our forests are under threat from deforestation and climate change.

Landscape management
 
Video
4 September 2019
What is hampering upscaling of Agroforestry?

Cheikh Mbow, Adjunct Associate Professor at Michigan State University, USA, on what is hampering upscaling of agroforestry

Trade and production
 
Video
4 September 2019
Why don’t agroforestry products reach conventional supply chains?

Cheikh Mbow, Adjunct Associate Professor at Michigan State University, USA, on why agroforestry products doesn't reach conventional supply chains

Rural transformation
Trade and production
 
News Story
15 July 2019
Sustainable forest industry in the tropics, mission possible?

Tropical forests are usually associated with deforestation and exploitation. But this sustainable timber company settled in the countryside of Mozambique is hacking the way forward.

Climate change and resource conflict
Landscape management
Mekong Expert Group on Agroforestry for Food and Nutrition Security, Sustainable Agriculture and Landscape Restoration
 
Video
4 February 2019
Agroforestry in the ASEAN region and promising policy change

Ingrid Öborn, Department of Crop Production Ecology and Agricultural cropping systems at SLU, presents at the SIANI Annual Meeting 2019

Landscape management
Trade and production
 
Event
17 October 2018
Fourth Annual FLARE Network Meeting, 2018

The FLARE (Forests and Livelihoods: Assessment, Research, and Engagement) network, supported by DFID and coordinated from the School for Environment and Sustainability at the University of...

Trade and production
 
Blog Post
8 May 2018
It’s all-inclusive: How a large-scale business uses agroforestry to rebuild post-war Laos

Large-scale agroforestry project in Laos combines private and public interests, integrating food security and commercial wood production.