Collaboration in Landscapes for Sustainable Development
– Hybrid dialogue with Tony Simons CIFOR-ICRAF who visit Sweden
Hybrid dialogue 27th of April, 13.15-15.30.
KSLA, SIANI, Focali, and SLU invite you to a seminar with Tony Simons, Executive Director, CIFOR-ICRAF, who is visiting Sweden. Tony Simons will share what role Swedish institutions and CIFOR-ICRAF can play to meet the urgent and intertwined challenges the world faces today: the climate, ecosystem, food, and poverty crisis. Swedish actors representing different sectors will share how they strive to tackle the challenges. A discussion will be facilitated on how we can collaborate and invest in landscapes for sustainable development in broad partnerships.
- Welcome and introduction by KLSA (Speaker TBA)
- Tony Simons, Executive Director, CIFOR-ICRAF, Director-General ICRAF, and Fellow of Royal Swedish Academy of Agriculture and Forestry KSLA.
- Q&A with Tony Simons
- Capacity development programs in landscapes: The LoCoFoRest (Locally Controlled Forest Restoration) training programme. A Governance and Market Oriented Approach for Resilient Landscapes. Anders Malmer International coordinator, Swedish Forest Agency and Adj Professor, SLU and Lotta Samuelson Program Manager SIWI Team Lead Resilient Landscapes.
- Civil society and development actors in landscapes: Bo Lager, Senior Policy Advisor Agriculture, The Swedish Society for Nature Conservation.
- Q&A with LoCoFoRest and SSNC
- Private sector actors in landscapes: Mikhail Tarasov, Global Forestry Manager, IKEA of Sweden AB
- Financing of sustainable landscapes: Duncan Macqueen – Principal researcher and leader (forests), Natural Resources at The International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)
- Q&A with private and financial representatives
- Panel discussion with speakers and participants
- In concluding reflection, Elisabeth Simelton, Senior Policy Specialist Agriculture Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida), Climate Change Scientist previously at ICRAF Vietnam and member of the Focali research network.
- Coffee and mingle for participants at KLSA
Main moderator: Ng’endo Machua-Muniu, Communications Officer AgriFoSe2030 and Stockholm Environment Institute, SEI
Co-moderator: Maria Ölund Project Manager Focali – SIANI at Gothenburg Centre for Sustainable Development, GMV
Organisers: KSLA, SIANI, Focali and SLU