The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted lives around the world, not the least the ones of forest and Indigenous communities. How did the pandemic impact their livelihoods and environments and how did...
Welcome to a dialogue about the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on forest communities and forest resource use.
Banning the consumption of wild foods can have positive impacts on nature conservation and on the decrease of zoonotic diseases. But what about communities depending on these resources to survive?
Let the world know about your connection with indigenous food, biodiversity and livelihoods!
We seek the stories from people and organizations who harvest and consume wild foods and work with wild foods conservation, restoration and revival.
Our new Expert Group consolidates the knowledge about wild foods in Asia and links it with relevant policy arenas on food security, poverty reduction and sustainable forest management.
Join this seminar to learn more about the outcomes and experiences from forest tenure reforms in the Amazon, transferring land rights to local communities and indigenous people.
When it comes to food security, forests can be a life-saver. Forests provide fruits, leaves, nuts and mushrooms. These foods are crucial for nutrition in rural communities and can cushion against...
International deforestation curbing policy infrastructure is well developed. It includes the New York Declaration on Forests, the Bonn Challenge, Initiative 20x20, AFR100 and now also the UN Strategic Plan on Forests 2017-2030, just to mention a few of its components. These are all great, but throwing billions at conservation and afforestation won’t work without making agriculture sustainable and zero-deforestation.