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Landscape management
 
Event
23 April 2020
Soil and Civilization: Sustaining Farming for the Future

The Swedish Society for Anthropology and Geography invites you to join the 2020 Vega Symposium on the topic of Soil and Civilization

Landscape management
Trade and production
 
News Story
10 March 2020
Why land restoration is key to sustainable prosperity and how to set it on track

This 10-pillar strategy for sustainable land management could guide policy during the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration.

Landscape management
Mekong Expert Group on Agroforestry for Food and Nutrition Security, Sustainable Agriculture and Landscape Restoration
 
Impact Story
14 February 2020
Helped to mainstream agroforestry in ASEAN-wide policy

Read this impact story about how SIANI helped to enhance agroforestry for the rural poor and women in Southeast Asia.

Climate change and resource conflict
 
Event
2 September 2019
Climate change and land

Learn directly from the IPCC authors about the latest trends of global land-use and its effects on climate.

Landscape management
 
News Story
25 May 2017
In a bind: How policy divide between forestry and farming can result in poverty and hunger

For generations, upland communities of Vietnam, Thailand and Nepal relied on fruits, nuts, mushrooms and berries when harvests were low, and used shifting agriculture, allowing soil to rebound.

Landscape management
Sustainable Agricultural Production and Food Security
 
News Story
8 September 2016
Multifunctional landscapes for food security, livelihoods and the environment

Together, SIANI and SLU Global host Agri4D, a large biannual national conference. This conference also has an inter-twining biannual smaller meeting for young researchers since 2014. For 2016 it was proposed to carry out the smaller conference with the thematic field of “multifunctional landscapes”.

Landscape management
Forests, Landscapes and Food Security
 
News Story
18 December 2015
African countries pledge to restore 100 million of degraded land

A new initiative for restoring degraded land – the African Forest Landscape Restoration Initiative (AFR100) - was launched during COP21 in Paris. The goal of AFR100 is that 100 million hectares of land will be restored or in the process of being restored by 2030.

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
23 January 2015
Planting trees – a strategy for healing degraded land

Based on the article The Role of Trees in Agroecology and Sustainable Agriculture in the Tropics published in the Annual Review of Phytopathology, vol.52, by SIANI Member Roger Leakey. 

Climate change and resource conflict
Gender and equality