Forests, Landscapes and Food Security


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"To build a sustainable, climate-resilient future for all, we must invest in our world's forests. That will take political commitment at the highest levels, smart policies, effective law enforcement, innovative partnerships and funding." Ban Ki-Moon
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Water pollution has worsened since the 1990s in more than 50 per cent of river stretches in the Global South. This is the result that the study “A Snapshot of the World’s Water Quality: Towards a global assessment”, arrives at.
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In this guest post, Dr. Katrin Glatzel, lead author of the latest Montpellier Panel briefing paper explains why partnerships involved in climate-smart agriculture will be critical for boosting the resilience of African smallholder farmers.
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A new study finds that in the state of Pará alone, selective logging, road-building, fires and other disturbances have reduced biodiversity as much as clearing 92,000–139,000 km2of pristine forest.