Anna Tjärvar, Forestry Officer, Food & Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) seconded from Sida
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Focali member Eskil Mattsson who has rich research experience from Sri Lanka is invited to hold a key-note speech at the “International Research Symposium on Valuation of Forest Ecosystems and their Services” to be held on the 18th of October in Colombo, Sri Lanka.
Indigenous and local communities, particularly in forest areas, are increasingly affected by environmental degradation and deforestation, which is often the result of unsustainable land use and global demand for commodities and mineral resources.
Indigenous and local communities, particularly in forest areas, are increasingly affected by environmental degradation and deforestation, which is often the result of unsustainable land use and...
It has been ten years since the global climate community agreed that a financial mechanism to support reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (REDD+) must play a role in fighting climate change. Since then, a vast number of research projects have studied how REDD+ can be implemented in practice, and it has become apparent that paying local landowners for keeping trees is not a fix for sustainable forest management in its own right.
This blog is written by Larissa Stiem and Focali member Torsten Krause based on results presented in their article
The UN-REDD programme recently launched a new online REDD+ training course for practitioners, policy makers and communities.
In an effort to make REDD+ more available to a larger and interested public the Alliance for Global REDD+ Capacity (AGRC) releases an app called the “Cliff Notes for REDD+” by Ecosystem Marketplace.