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Gender and equality
Forests, Landscapes and Food Security
7 July 2016
Bottom-up but also top-down – why local institutions matter for REDD+

It has been ten years since the global climate community agreed that a financial mechanism to support reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (REDD+) must play a role in fighting climate change. Since then, a vast number of research projects have studied how REDD+ can be implemented in practice, and it has become apparent that paying local landowners for keeping trees is not a fix for sustainable forest management in its own right.

Climate change and resource conflict
Landscape management
15 May 2016
Community resource management, landscapes and climate change in South- and Southeast Asia

This event is a collaboration between the Themes of "Forests, Landscapes and Food Security" and the "Sustainable Agricultural Production and Food Security."The entry point for the workshop is...

Sustainable Agricultural Production and Food Security
3 May 2016
Planning in the context of weak planning institutions and lack of resources for implementation – the case of Sacaba

Research by PhD researcher Paola Ledo from the Department of Urban and Rural Development, SLU

Landscape management
17 June 2015
Fostering sustainability in frontier regions: 6 propositions

Frontier landscapes present some of the greatest challenges to sustainable development, but also great opportunities. These are geographically remote, scarcely populated areas that are being transformed rapidly by agricultural expansion and associated socioeconomic changes.

Trade and production
Moving Africa Towards A Knowledge Based Bio-economy; How Can Sweden Assist?
4 March 2015
Creating modern bioeconomies in Africa

Presented by Julius Ecuru at the workshop "Moving Africa Towards a Knowledge based Bio-economy: How can Sweden assist?" organised by the SIANI Bio-economy Expert Group on 3 December 2014.