Landscape Management

Basic Income Grant Pilot Project in Namibia: Video

On the 11th September 2012, SIANI, FAO Norden, Sida and Svenska kyrkan held a seminar called "Cash Transfers, resilience and agriculture development".

Utvecklingsagendan efter 2015 – Sida Development Talks

UD och Sida vill uppmärksamma Världsfattigdomsdagen den 17 oktober genom att samla Sveriges bistånds-och utvecklingsaktörer till en dialog kring den globala utvecklingsagendan efter 2015.

Många av världens länder har gjort framsteg och mer än hälften kommer att nå millenniemålen till 2015.

08.09.2012 Agriculture, Food Security and Biodiversity

Today was the main Nature+ Food day at the IUCN Congress.  There was clearly a lot on people's minds as they headed to their various morning sessions.  In summary it came out of discussions that there was a need for the conservation community to engage more directly with agriculture because it is the most significant driver of environmental change.

07.09.2012 A Day of Known Unknowns

Today the main part of the conference got up and running, the theme was Nature+ Climate.  In the main auditorium high level dialogues were running throughout the day whilst smaller sessions between 1-6hrs were held in the surrounding conference area.  SIANI was present at two of these sessions and you can read my session notes below.

06.09.2012 The World Conservation Congress Opens

The IUCN World Conservation Congress is the world’s largest and most important conservation event. Held every four years, it aims to improve how we manage our natural environment for human, social and economic development.

In 2012 it is being held on the island of Jeju, Republic of Korea.

Landscapes in a Carbon Focused World

Picture courtesy of Feral Arts (CC BY 2.0)

SIANI, Focali & Naturskyddsföreningen invite you to a one-day seminar in Gothenburg.

The ‘landscape’ view has risen in importance within discussions on sustainability, resilience, improved agriculture and climate change.

No Food and Nutrition Security without Water, Sanitation and Hygiene - Event part of WWW 2012

WASH investments substantially contribute to food and nutrition security: Making more out of available food through improved health and increasing harvests through productive sanitation.

FAO warns of dwindling resources

With the world population estimated to reach between 7.5 and 10.5 billion by 2050, it comes as no surprise that the world resources are dwindling at a frightening pace, according to the State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture (SOFIA) 2012 annual report.

The State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture (SOFIA) 2012, published by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nati

Arbetsmöte: Nya mål för ekologisk produktion och konsumtion

Styrgruppen för Ekologiskt Forum tar nu ett initiativ för att utveckla nya branschmål. Det är viktigt att komma med positiva besked om att vi vill öka den ekologiska marknaden i Sverige och detta görs bäst av de aktörer som verkligen är intresserade av denna utveckling.