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Rural transformation
Trade and production
 
News Story
8 July 2020
How can farmers get money for sustainable agriculture?

Sustainable agriculture often requires capital, something most farmers in low-income countries don't have. What kind of policy and business tools can help?

Rural transformation
 
News Story
23 June 2020
Deagrarianization: from South Africa to Europe

Many people are leaving farming, but how does it impact livelihoods and development? Our webinar compared deagrarianisation in Europe and South Africa. Catch up!

Gender and equality
 
Impact Story
14 February 2020
Promoted land rights for women and indigenous people on the international agenda

Read this impact story of how SIANI has promoted land rights for women and indigenous people on the international agenda.

Gender and equality
Rural transformation
 
News Story
18 December 2019
How women can lift Malawi out of poverty

Improving the productivity of female farmers can step forward Malawi’s development and address its staggering poverty levels. But how to do that?

Landscape management
 
Slides
28 March 2019
Insights from current developments in the Amazon and the role of land-rights, transparency of value chains, certifications and Zero-deforestation initiatives.

Mairon Bastos Lima, Postdoctoral Researcher with TRASE and Chalmers University of Technology and member of Focali

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...

Gender and equality
 
News Story
21 September 2018
Gender equity: A snail pace progress and how to change that

What policy makers need to know about gender and sustainability Most of the current sustainable development policies include gender considerations. However, the progress towards gender equity...

Gender and equality
 
Blog Post
8 December 2017
Forest and food, a matter of social justice?

When it comes to food security, forests can be a life-saver. Forests provide fruits, leaves, nuts and mushrooms. These foods are crucial for nutrition in rural communities, and can cushion against...

Trade and production
 
Blog Post
13 October 2017
Why good policies and public funding (only) won’t change the world

International deforestation curbing policy infrastructure is well developed. It includes the New York Declaration on Forests, the Bonn Challenge, Initiative 20x20, AFR100 and now also the UN Strategic Plan on Forests 2017-2030, just to mention a few of its components. These are all great, but throwing billions at conservation and afforestation won’t work without making agriculture sustainable and zero-deforestation.

Climate change and resource conflict
 
Event
4 October 2017
Reducing Inequality in a Turbulent World: Scaling-up strategies to secure indigenous, community, and women’s land rights

In 2013, leading Indigenous Peoples, community organizations, NGOs, governments, private companies, and investors met in Interlaken to devise strategies to scale up global efforts to secure...