The UN-REDD programme recently launched a new online REDD+ training course for practitioners, policy makers and communities.
Take the time to get to know the themetic cooperation between SIANI & Focali around forests, landscapes and food security at the Global Landscape Forum (GLF) in Paris on December 5-6.
Zero net deforestation is the new standard for doing business in production of soy, beef, palm oil, paper, and other agricultural commodities.
Are we ready to meet the world’s increasing food demand over the coming decades? Some people are doubtful of how we are going to feed 2.4 billion more people when no extra land is available and degradation of existing farmland is widespread.
Very seldom forest communities are treated as true partners in project development together with organizations, companies or the government.
The Georg-August-Universität Göttingen offers the MSc programme Tropical and International Forestry with the international degree Master of Science (M.Sc.).
Win a trip to the 3rd European Forest Week in Engelberg, Switzerland!
The Economics of Land Degradation Initiative, an SEI partner, launches key report at the 70th United Nations General Assembly. The report, titled The Value of Land, is a comprehensive assessment of land
How to understand vulnerability and how to reduce it? If you ask this question to several people on the street they are likely to give you different answers. Same is probably true for those who work with policy and make decision on how to reduce vulnerability of people in rural communities in Africa or elsewhere. Different understanding results in different way of doing things.
This brief explores how two different framings - the Resilience Discourse (RD) and the Human Security and Development Discourse (HSDD), can produce different conclusions about vulnerability in...