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Integrating nature in city planning is no easy game

News The Urban Natural Assets for Africa: Rivers for Life (UNA Rivers) project, implemented by SwedBio’s partner ICLEI Africa, aims to enable city planning that sustainably manages and integrates the natural asset base. As part of the project, various approaches for community activation...  Read more »
2018-07-20

Innovation and traditional knowledge sustain the Hin Lad Nai biocultural landscape

News Rotational farming practices have been part of the livelihood of the Karen people in Northern Thailand for time immemorial. Those landscapes are rich in biodiversity, and have been wisely managed by their inhabitants, which continuously introduce rotational farming innovations as...  Read more »
2018-07-19

Waste is wealth: visualising a community’s waste management project in Lilongwe using photovoice

News The river that gives the city its name Lilongwe River runs through the centre of Malawi’s capital and gives the city its name. Rickety wooden bridges connect Lizulu and Tsoka markets which occupy sites on either side of the Lilongwe...  Read more »
2018-06-23

SwedBio at SBI 2 and at the HLPF 2018

News SwedBio and partner organizations have contributed, within the Knowledge Interface role, perspectives on the engagement of indigenous people and local communities in the CBD, the integration of human rights and biodiversity conservation, and the alignment of Agenda 2030 and the...  Read more »
2018-06-22