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Landscape management
 
Bilder
20 March 2015
Comments from the ecosystem services point of view

Presented by Prof. Anders Malmer at the seminar Landscape Approaches in Practice organised by SIFI and SIANI in Umeå, Sweden on March 17 2015. 

Trade and production
Agriculture Transformation In Low-Income Countries Under Environmental Change
 
Bilder
12 March 2015
Managing agricultural landscapes for ecosystem services, resilience and human well-being.

Presented by Cibele Queiroz at the seminar How to Feed Nine Billion within the Planet’s Boundaries - Agroecology for Food Security & Nutrition organised by the SIANI Expert group on Agriculture...

Health and nutrition
Landscape management
Agriculture Transformation In Low-Income Countries Under Environmental Change
Food systems
 
Evenemang
10 March 2015
How to Feed Nine Billion within the Planet’s Boundaries

Developing effective and sustainable ways forward is of high-priority, but there is no one size fits all solution. Agroecology advocates claim to offer a holistic approach which realizes key...

Climate change and resource conflict
Landscape management
 
Nyhet
4 November 2014
How to Finance Biodiversity? SRC Offers a Rights-and-Duties Based Approach

Well-functioning biodiverse ecosystems are the foundation of sustainable development. Nature supports land management, productive marine life and soils, supplies clean water and air and provides the most cost effective solutions to environmental risks.

Climate change and resource conflict
Landscape management
 
Publikation
4 November 2014
Biodiversity financing and safeguards – Lessons learned and proposed guidelines

This policy report examines the notion of safeguards in biodiversity financing mechanisms (BFMs) under the Convention on Biological Diversity, in order to inform discussions in CBD-COP12. It...

Landscape management
Trade and production
 
Blogg
18 March 2014
Can ‘Insetting’ Make Carbon Finance Work Better for Farmers?

Carbon finance has become a hot topic in rural development, with many governments and civil-society groups looking to leverage the carbon capture potential of trees and soil to raise funds for agricultural and agroforestry projects.

Landscape management
 
Evenemang
9 February 2014
The World Congress on Agroforestry

The World Congress on Agroforestry will be held in Delhi, India, 10-14 February 2014, co-hosted by the World Agroforestry Centre, the Indian Council of Agricultural Research and the Indian ...

Landscape management
Trade and production
Forests, Landscapes and Food Security
 
Nyhet
6 February 2014
Trees in Home Gardens: Making the Most of an Age-Old Practice to Improve Food Security and Nutrition

Home gardens have been vital to human societies for thousands of years: from clusters of beneficial trees and shrubs planted on forest edges in pre-historic times, to the lush edible gardens grown traditionally in many tropical regions, to the tiny, densely planted backyards that dot cities worldwide.

Forests, Landscapes and Food Security
 
Publikation
5 February 2014
Sharing the Land: Restoring Degraded Ecosystems and Improving Livelihoods Through Agroforestry

Roughly 24% of the world’s land area is degrading, including more than a fifth of the cropland and nearly a third of the forests – yet 1.5 billion people directly depend on degraded areas....

Landscape management
 
Blogg
10 January 2014
Landscape Approach: the New Hype? Reflections from the Global Landscape Forum

“We are two Swedish networks… the research network Focali, focusing on Forest, Climate and Livelihood issues and SIANI, the Swedish International Agricultural Network Initiative…”