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Equitable Payments for Watershed Services

In the subcatchment of the Mfizigo River, a joint CARE-WWF Programme (2006-2011) promoted a PES scheme between the downstream buyers and the upstream sellers from Lukenge, Kibungo, Lanzi, Dimilo and Nyingwa villages.

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WD-NACE EOP

On the 27th of September a global group of representatives of research and funding organisations alike gathered in London's Wellcome center to evaluate and debrief the Whole Decision...

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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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Shrimp Aquaculture in Bangladesh

Introduction

Coastal livelihoods in SW Bangladesh are largely dependent on its natural resources of mangrove forest (timber, wood fuel, honey, fish and other aquatic species) agriculture and...

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Integrating Adaptation in REDD+ Projects – Potential Impacts and Social Return on Investment (SROI) in Sogod, Southern Leyte

Village school in Sogod. Photo by Lito Abrogar

Integrating adaptation measures for people and ecosystems in REDD+ projects can render them more sustainable, ensure...

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Integrating Adaptation in REDD+ Projects – Potential Impacts and Social Return on Investment (SROI) in Malinau Indonesia

Women in Malinau. Photo by Eko Prianto/CIFOR

Integrating adaptation measures for people and ecosystems in REDD+ projects can render them more sustainable, ensure the...

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CFS

Canadian Forest Service

Forests and forest resources are integral to Canadian life.

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Climate Change and Forests in the Congo Basin: Synergies between Adaptation and Mitigation (COBAM)

The COBAM project aims to provide stakeholders with the information, analysis and tools they need to adapt to climate change and reduccarbon emissions in the forests of the Congo Basin

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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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Mainstreaming EbA in Belize

This project looks at the role of ecosystems in meeting the inter-linked challenges of climate change adaptation and development in Belize, and to investigate the governance changes required.

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Bamburi beach agent-based model

Bamburi is one of the busiest public beaches in the South Kenyan coast being situated just a few kilometers north of Mombasa. A strong tourism industry (with Mombasa Marine Park nearby) and many...

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Modelling workshop

Three days of workshops involving different levels of decision-makers (local BMU leaders and government representatives) and researchers (KMFRI, CORDIO and SEI) were organised at the Pride...

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ROBIN

Tropical forests provide us with foods, fibres and medicines, they filter water and control its flow. They also 'soak up' carbon dioxide from the air, mitigating climate change. The REDD+...

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Bosque Modelo Alto Malleco

Los Bosques Modelo procuran el desarrollo sostenible de un territorio y por lo tanto contribuyen a alcanzar objetivos globales de reducción de pobreza, cambio climático, lucha contra la...

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Bosque Modelo Jujuy

Los Bosques Modelo procuran el desarrollo sostenible de un territorio y por lo tanto contribuyen a alcanzar objetivos globales de reducción de pobreza, cambio climático, lucha contra la...

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Bosque Modelo Chiquitano

Los Bosques Modelo procuran el desarrollo sostenible de un territorio y por lo tanto contribuyen a alcanzar objetivos globales de reducción de pobreza, cambio climático, lucha contra la...

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International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development

The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, ICIMOD, is a regional intergovernmental knowledge development and learning centre serving the eight regional member countries of the Hi

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IMPACT2C

Image source: Fred Hattermann / PIK

Political discussions on the European goal to limit global warming to 2°C demands that discussions are informed by the best...

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Ecosystem based adaptation: a multi-stakeholder affair

Ecosystem-based adaptation (EBA) is defined as “the adaptation policies and measures that take into account the role of ecosystem services in reducing the vulnerability of society to climate...

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CoFCCA Cameroon

Plant seedlings, Cameroon. Photo by Terry Sunderland/CIFOR

CoFCCA is a three-year research project carried out in Cameroon, the Central African Republic and the...

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FORCC Laos PDR

Village scene. Photo by Edson Walker

Objectives: This project aims to analyze the role of forests in enhancing the resilience of societies to climate change, and...

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FORCC Honduras

Forested mountains in Honduras. Photo by Josiah Townsend

Objectives: This project aims to analyze the role of forests in enhancing the resilience of societies to...

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Role of tropical wetlands for adaptation and mitigation

Tropical wetland ecosystems such as peatlands and mangroves play an important role in mitigating, and adapting to climate change.

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AdaptEA Uganda

Photo by Carol J. Pierce Colfer/CIFOR

Objectives: This project aims to analyze the potential and effectiveness of ecosystem-based adaptation (EBA) strategies to...

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