All articles for the topic: ecosystem services

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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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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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Modified taungya system in Ghana: win–win for forestry and adaptation

Forest reserve in Offinso. Photo courtesy Ghana News Agency (GNA)

Understanding the extent to which existing practices can support adaptation in societies and...

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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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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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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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AdaptEA Kenya

Wildlife in Kenya. Photo by Terry Sunderland/CIFOR

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

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Indicators for assessing the vulnerability of Ujung Kulon National Park

The highly endangered Javan rhino. Photo courtesy Ujung Kulon National Park and WWF. National Geographic.

Climate change will increase the pressure on the park’s...

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Forests and adaptation

Adaptation measures are needed to reduce negative impacts on forests and maintain ecosystem, which also reduce vulnerability of people through providing ecosystem services.

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Draft Principles and Guidelines for EbA

Ecosystem-based approaches to reduce social vulnerability are a promising option for sustainable and efficient adaptation to climate change. Ecosystem based Adaptation (EbA) takes into account the...

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Forests and synergies between adaptation and mitigation

What are mitigation and adaptation?

Mitigation and adaptation are the two strategies for addressing climate change. Mitigation is an intervention to reduce the emissions sources or enhance the...

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Mountain Women Key Drivers of Change

Dr. Shalini Dhyani has written this article for Climate Himalaya Initiative’s Youth Leaders Speak Column. Shalini’s research focus is on understanding the functioning of mountain...

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Whole Decision Network Analysis for Coastal Ecosystems

This project looks at the relationship between governance, power and knowledge structures and how these influence behaviour, actions and decision taking for sustainable social-ecological ecosystems.

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Economics of adaptation Kenya

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This is the page for the Kenya National Advisory Committee for the DFID funded study on the Economic Impacts of Climate Change in Kenya.

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Economics of adaptation Rwanda

Source: Dr. Rose Mukankomeje

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This is the page for the Rwanda National Advisory Committee for the DFID funded study on the Economic Impacts of...

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