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Responding to Climate Change in the Congo Basin - Lukolela

Communities in the Congo Basin are heavily impacted by the twin threats of deforestation and climate change. The project COBAM, implemented by CIFOR, SEI, and other partners, aims to tackle these...

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World Agroforestry Centre

The World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) is a CGIAR Consortium Research Center.

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Vulnerability, forest-related sectors and climate change adaptation in Cameroon

Wildlife in the Cameroonian forests. Photo by Terry Sunderland/CIFOR.

In Cameroon and elsewhere in the Congo Basin, the majority of rural households and a large...

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Vulnerability, forest-related sectors and climate change adaptation: The case of Cameroon

In Cameroon and elsewhere in the Congo Basin, the majority of rural households and a large proportion of urban households depend on plant and animal products from the forests to meet their...

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REDD+ 101

REDD (reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation) is based on a simple idea: pay developing countries to reduce CO2 emissions from the forest sector.

The...

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Non-timber Forest Products and the Role of Markets for Community Adaptation

Tropical forests provide many non-timber products (NTFPs) such as, charcoal, wild fruit, bushmeat, mushrooms, roots and fodder, used by numerous communities around the globe for income...

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Local people’s perceptions of climate change and associated impacts in Papua

Yoke village, among the mangrove forests, Papua. Photo by Mokhammad Edliadi/CIFOR.

Local knowledge can help overcome the obstacles in adaptation planning related to...

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ACFAO Burkina Faso

Village scenes from Burkina Faso. Photo by Carol J. Pierce Colfer/CIFOR

Objectives: To develop policies and practices to support the sustainable management of...

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ACFAO Mali

Landscape of the Sahel. Photo by Daniel Tiveau/CIFOR

Objectives: To develop policies and practices to support the sustainable management of forests in the Savannahs...

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Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR)

Science for forests and people
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COBAM

Although climate change adaptation and mitigation strategies differ in many ways, synergies exist between them, particularly in the forestry sector. The objective of this project is to provide...

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