10 May, 2017 - 10:00 - 13:00

Nu börjar det närma sig finaldags i tävlingen Älska Skog hos Focalis parter Universeum. Uppdraget som elever i årskurs 5 och 6 fick i början av terminen var att marknadsföra den svenska skogen för en specifik målgrupp; stadsbor som rent geografiskt har långt till närmsta skog eller nysvenskar som av olika anledningar undviker att besöka skogen.

Photo credit: Gavin Golden via Flickr (CC BY 2.0)

21 March, 2017 - 09:00 - 22 March, 2017 - 12:00

The CGIAR Research Program on Forests, Trees and Agroforestry is hosting a virtual symposium on the linkages of forests, water and climate on the occasion of the International Day of Forests and World Water Day.

Photo by Matthias Mugista via Flickr

23 November, 2016 - 10:00 - 15:30
Stockholm Sweden

This workshop will facilitate an interactive dialogue about effective ways to implement the Agenda 2030 in policy and practice by applying a landscape perspective. The event, held at the Stockholm Environment Institute, has a particular focus on exchange between Swedish actors working with forest, water, agriculture, natural resources, climate and development.

Photo courtesy Mark Weston (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)

28 August, 2016 - 14:00 - 15:30
Stockholm Sweden

This seminar is held during the World Water Week 2016 in Stockholm. Sustainable growth of cities require sustainably managed forests in their watersheds. Cities depend on forests for goods such as food, energy – and water.

Photo courtesy David Gilbert/RAN (CC BY-NC 2.0)

1 April, 2016 - 13:15 - 14:30
Gothenburg Sweden

How much deforestation is embodied in your consumption? Take the opportunity to discuss this with Thomas Kastner from the Institute of Social Ecology in Vienna who is visiting Chalmers University of Technology. Kastner will present his work on linking agricultural commodity production and associated environmental impacts to consumers, through global supply chains. 

Photo courtesy x1klima (CC BY-ND 2.0)

15 March, 2016 (All day) - 16 March, 2016 (All day)
Gothenburg Sweden

There is a need for improved understanding – and promotion – of biomass production in landscapes that generate multiple ecosystem services and support biodiversity. Governance of land use and other activities shaping our landscapes requires methods to assess impacts on biodiversity and ecosystem services.

Photo courtesy Ulrik Ilstedt

10 November, 2015 - 13:15 - 15:00
Gothenburg Sweden

Welcome to attend an open Focali seminar and listen to experiences from one of the largest areas of restored rainforest in the world. Focali members Ulrik Ilstedt and Malin Gustafsson, from the Department of Forest Ecology and Management at SLU, will present their work with the “Saw-a-seed project” together with scientists from around the world.

Photo courtesy Martine Perret/UN Photo (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)

8 September, 2015 - 15:00 - 16:30
Göteborg Sweden

Welcome to an open seminar at Universeum in Gothenburg. Climate change is a threat to our supply of coffee. Coffee production can both be a part of the problem and the solution. Listen to scientists, NGO’s and industry discuss the challenges of climate change, deforestation and possible solutions.

Photo courtesy Let ideas compete (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)

8 September, 2015 (All day) - 9 September, 2015 (All day)
Durban South Africa

Special event on September 8-9 at the World Forestry Congress in Durban, South Africa.

Photo courtesy Torsten Krause

2 September, 2015 - 10:00 - 16:30
Lund Sweden

Welcome to a workshop on building partnerships with forest communities hosted by LUCSUS, FOCALI and SIANI.