Climate Change, Resilience, Peace & Conflict

Annual FLARE Meeting 2017 in Stockholm

Previous meetings (Paris 2015, Edinburgh 2016) emerged as a unique space for presentations and discussions around forests and livelihoods, and for generating new relationships among those in our field, especially for younger researchers. This year’s meeting is being organized in partnership with Stockholm University, Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI), the Swedish International Agricult

Finaldags i Universeums: Älska Skog

Syftet med Älska Skog är att öka kännedom om svensk skog som resurs och dess betydelse samt att skapa ett positivt intresse för svensk skog och bygga upp en längtan att utforska den. Tävlingen 2017 riktar sig till elever i årskurs 5 och 6 och deras uppdrag var att marknadsföra skogen för stadsbor som rent geografiskt har långt till närmsta skog.

High milk yields in a harsh climate: Is it all about the genes?

Droughts, heat, erratic rainfall and floods can leave cows, sheep and goats with little to graze on. Changing climate will affect production of feed for livestock too. Harsh and extreme weather conditions can also reduce reproductive ability and undermine health of animals.

Gambia Rural Youth Award 2017

An abandoned microphone on a stage

The theme of the award is ‘We need young people in rural areas: We need them to produce, process and market the food that will feed the world’.