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Land rights in focus: Securing land rights for indigenous peoples is key for maintaining thriving biodiversity and their traditional knowledge

News At a Development Talk hosted by Sida, Land rights — combating climate change and advancing peace and gender equality, the importance of land rights and the Swedish government’s commitments to land rights as a priority for development were emphasised. “With...  Read more »
2017-10-20

Mainstreaming biodiversity, ecosystem services and human rights in the mining sector

News Mining has a significant impact on the health of ecosystems and people: for instance, the migration of pollutants from mining waste sites to nearby food cultivation areas or downstream fishing grounds can affect human rights such as the right to...  Read more »
2017-10-02

SwedBio at Resilience 2017

News The Stockholm Resilience Centre together with the Resilience Alliance and the Beijer Institute, hosted the fourth triennial resilience conference on 21-23 August 2017, at the Waterfront congress centre in Stockholm. The conference gathered more than 1000 global experts to discuss...  Read more »
2017-08-18

Integrating gender in development investments: insights from Solomon Islands and Timor-Leste

News Achievements of livelihood development investments are limited by the presence of gender and social inequalities. Integration of gender considerations into livelihood development practice is a thematic area of work of a SwedBio-WorldFish supplementary livelihoods program in Solomon Islands and Timor-Leste...  Read more »
2017-06-26