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Indigenous communities, biodiversity in focus at Global Landscapes Forum

By Gabrielle Lipton | 20 December 2017 BONN, Germany (Landscapes News) — “We must act now,” said Robert Nasi, director general of the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), kicking off … Continue Reading Indigenous communities, biodiversity in focus at Global Landscapes Forum

Forest tenure reform implementation in Uganda: Opportunities for the future

By 21 Rosalia Omungo | NOV 2017 The absentee landlords of Kibaale: Where are they? In Kibaale district in Uganda, 90 percent of landlords are absent. Accordingly, a majority of … Continue Reading Forest tenure reform implementation in Uganda: Opportunities for the future

Forests, people and data

By KATE EVANS PUBLISHED ON JUNE 30, 2017 Participatory monitoring for REDD+ put to the test Growing up in a village in Indonesia’s Central Java in the 1980s, Dian Ekowati … Continue Reading Forests, people and data

East Africa: An urgent need to monitor the forests

ANALYSIS by: ESTHER MWANGI & LAURA VANESSA MUKHWANA: – The region looks to a new observatory to help protect its remaining forests. Africa – East Africa is home to some of the … Continue Reading East Africa: An urgent need to monitor the forests

Collective forest tenure reforms: Where do we go from here?

  ANALYSIS – A scientist’s reflection on the 2017 World Bank Conference on Land and Poverty The recent World Bank Conference on Land and Poverty, held this past March in Washington … Continue Reading Collective forest tenure reforms: Where do we go from here?

Carbon emissions from 2015 fires in Southeast Asia greatest since 1997: New study

MEDIA ADVISORY Carbon emissions from 2015 fires in Southeast Asia greatest since 1997: New study 28 June 2016 – A new study of the forest and peatland fires that burned across maritime … Continue Reading Carbon emissions from 2015 fires in Southeast Asia greatest since 1997: New study

The environment gets its day in court

Written by: KATE EVANS. Posted on: March 14, 2016 The message was clear: Don’t think you can get away with it. In 2012 Indonesian palm oil company PT Kallista Alam sent … Continue Reading The environment gets its day in court

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