All articles for the topic: deforestation

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Transparency and sustainability in global commodity supply chains

This research assesses the types of supply chain information that are needed to support improvements in sustainability governance.

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Grow A Tree Foundation

Grow-A-Tree Foundation's (GATF) main objective is to mitigate and address the causes and effects of deforestation in Africa through an aggressive and holistic tree planting and sustainable agro-for

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Plan CC – Tackling climate change in Peru

This short film documents and celebrates Plan CC - the Climate Change Planning Project - which aims to contribute to the Peruvian national process to move toward a carbon neutral economy.

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CLIMA Land Water Energy: Biofuels expansion and adaptation

This project aims to inform policymakers and stakeholders on biofuels expansion scenarios to 2030 that would support sustainable adaptation in the agricultural and bioenergy sectors of Brazil.

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Ministry of Environment, Peru

The Ministry of Environment in Peru (MINAM) promotes environmental sustainability of the country preserving, protecting, restoring and ensuring environmental conditions, ecosystems and natural reso

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Cool Earth

Cool Earth works alongside indigeous villages to halt rainforest destruction.

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Gender in Forestry and REDD+ in Indonesia

This policy brief provides considerations for mainstreaming gender concerns into REDD+ and the forestry sector in Indonesia.

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Plant your Future

Plant your Future is a pioneering and innovative, not-for-profit charity working at the grassroots level in Peru with poor farmers in the Amazon basin.

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EU REDD Facility

The EU REDD Facility was established in 2010 and is hosted by the European Forest Institute.

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An Overview of REDD and its history

Do you find REDD confusing, opaque, and obtuse? Do you wonder where it came from, and how it impacts indigenous people? Find out here.

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Cost effectiveness of Payments for Watershed Services

This poster is one of the posters featured at the 9th International Conference on Community-Based Adaptation (CBA9) which took place in Nairobi, Kenya, from April 24-30 2015.

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Afghanistan Initial National Communication

This article describes Afghanistan's Initial National Communication to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change 

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Afghanistan Post-Conflict Environmental Assessment

Introduction

In the capital of Afghanistan there is a saying: May Kabul be without gold rather than without snow. For most of the country’s people the land, its biological resources and...

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Ghana NEEDS climate project

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National Development Plans and Priorities in the context of Climate Change

Two major principles underpin Ghana’s long-term...

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Building coastal resilience in Tambon Klong Yang

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Summary of Adaptation Challenge

Tambon Koh Klong Yang is located in the north of Koh Lanta district. Climate change intensifies weather...

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Facing Changes in African Forests

What is Participatory Video?

Participatory Video (PV) is a set of techniques to involve a group or community in shaping and creating their own film. The idea behind this is that making a...

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CVCA vulnerability analysis

  The Chololo Ecovillage Project began in 2011 aiming to create a model of good practice in climate change adaptation, supporting a vulnerable community in semi-arid central Tanzania to test...
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Malawi Government Launches DEMG

26th June 2013 marked another milestone in the environmental history of Malawi when the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development launched the Decentralized Environmental Management...

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How are Mayan farmers are dealing with climate change?

Climate knowledge has been developed to reduce incertitude to environmental risks in many cultures; some societies may use magical and/or religious practices, others may use scientific...

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INCA Proceedings 2012

The International Network on Climate Change - INCA - is a project of Bolivian, Peruvian and German partners on adaptation and mitigation strategies of Andean people. The proceedings of the joint...

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Environmentally-Induced Displacement

Abstract

The aim of the paper is to demonstrate environmentally-induced displacement as an increasingly important category of population movement that represents a new set of challenges to...

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The Congo Basin Forests: a solution for both adaptation and mitigation

This articles describes solutions for both adaptation and mitigation in the Congo Basin Forests.

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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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Future impacts of climate change on forests

Even though the extent of future climate change remains largely uncertain, forests will be impacted to a certain degree under all future emissions scenarios.

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