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Landscape management
 
Nyhet
26 June 2019
Agroforestry needs to take another look at biodiversity, and not just the plants

Agroforestry is often regarded as a panacea to food security, climate, and biodiversity. But, to what extent does agroforestry really support the wildlife?

Landscape management
 
Nyhet
13 May 2019
World leaders and scientists commit to biodiversity: Focali members comment on the IPBES Global Assessment

The IPBES report on the state of our biodiversity paints a dark picture - species are going extinct at a rate tens to hundreds of times faster than the average over the last 10 million years.

Health and nutrition
 
Evenemang
15 March 2019
Be a hacker at Food Hack: The innovation competition and food conference

Be a Hacker! Join in and set your impact in the food industry! On Friday the 15th of March we launch the 5th annual Food Hack. New friends, lots of fun and food and tough challenges!

Climate change and resource conflict
Trade and production
 
Evenemang
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...

Rural transformation
Trade and production
 
Blogg
5 July 2018
Yellow, yellow, let’s rescue our fellow: Reviving banana with indigenous wisdom

Global banana production relies on a single variety - a risky business given worldwide attacks of fungal disease. How can we prevent bananapocalypse?

Rural transformation
 
Blogg
29 April 2018
Food biodiversity: The bottomless well of innovation

Biodiversity loss narrows down the possibilities we have to discover innovative solutions to a sustainable food system. It reduces our chances to succeed.

Trade and production
 
Nyhet
20 April 2018
Kan du föreställa dig en värld utan din favoritmat?

Det är nästan omöjligt att köpa traditionell närproducerad mat i Svenska matbutiker. Med andra ord riskerar Sverige att förlora en viktig del av sin mattradition. Detta är slutsatsen från...

Rural transformation
Higher Education for Sustainable Agriculture (HESA) in Southeast Asia
 
Bilder
16 February 2018
Achieving the Philippines’ Strategic Development Goals (SDGs) through Farmer-Scientist Partnership

Chris Paneiro from MASIPAG, a farmer-led network working towards the sustainable management of biodiversity, presents how the organisation is empowering farmers and improving their livelihoods in...

Health and nutrition
Landscape management
 
Blogg
24 August 2017
Leveraging agrobiodiversity: A recipe for food forever and happily ever after

Endless repetition gets very boring and even depressing, at least it gets for me. And who doesn’t like to try something new every once in a while? In fact, our brain develops better in a diverse and dynamic environment. Leveraging diversity enables us to accomplish great things together, doing it with excitement and fascination. So why then have we been persistently getting rid of diversity in our food?

Landscape management
 
Publikation
10 May 2017
Farming + Forests = Food security: Integrated landscapes offer hope of sustainability in Asian uplands

Forests have, historically, had a very important role in food security in upland areas of South and Southeast Asia – both as sources of wild food and as sites for grazing, planting food trees...