How has the pandemic impacted forest communities and forest resource use: What do we know, what do we need to know and what can be done about it?
The pandemic made us reflect on our priorities, and food is at the top of that list. Some grow veggies on their balcony, others take care of their forest.
Jess Haynie-Lavelle, an intern at the Focali network, reflects on interdisciplinarity and a people-centered approach in research and development.
Students from the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) inquired into the future of academic work post-COVID-19. What did they find out?
Elisabeth Simelton, a climate change scientist at the World Agroforestry Center (ICRAF), reflects on her work and life in quarantined Hanoi.
Global banana production relies on a single variety - a risky business given worldwide attacks of fungal disease. How can we prevent bananapocalypse?
Gender equality is a development booster and, indeed, women and girls made major strides in the last decade. But, have the lives of female farmers in sub-Saharan Africa improved?
Large-scale agroforestry project in Laos combines private and public interests, integrating food security and commercial wood production.
Biodiversity loss narrows down the possibilities we have to discover innovative solutions to a sustainable food system. It reduces our chances to succeed.
There have been very few opportunities for companies and civil society to come together on neutral grounds. New initiative offers a promising approach to develop the interface for this interaction.