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Approximately 70% of Africa’s population depends on its agriculture-based economy for their livelihoods, underscoring the importance of soil to the sector. Fertile soils across the continent are under threat, however, due in large part to climate change and... The post ICRAF presents the role of evidence and improved soil management for land restoration in sub-Saharan Africa at the European Development Days appeared first on Agroforestry World .
The global observance event in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, marked the first time that high-ranking officials drawn from Africa’s foreign affairs, environment and interior ministries have met to jointly address the growing challenge of rural youth unemployment. The presidents of Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger, received the Call to Action, which, inter alia, calls for partnerships to create two million secure land-based jobs through the rehabilitation of 10 million hectares of degraded land. UNCCD Executive...
Libreville, Gabon, 7-8th June– a national workshop promoting the use of the AFRICA-TWIX1[1] platform in the fight against wildlife crime and illicit trafficking of wildlife products was held at the Hibiscus Louis Hotel.
The CTCN – the implementation arm of the UNFCCC Technology Mechanism – held a scoping workshop on supporting ‘first-of-a-kind’ climate technology, which sought to define the status and potential for matchmaking support of first-of-a-kind climate technologies to developing countries through the CTCN. The GEF Council approved the 2018 administrative budget for the Capacity-building Initiative for Transparency of US$930,270. The UNFCCC Technology Executive Committee (TEC) – the policy arm of the Technology...
Agri4D 2017 Conference Focali - Events - 1 week ago
This year Focali researchers will lead two session at the two-day Agriculture for Development conference, for researchers and professionals working with and/or interested in agriculture for development.
Starts: 20 Sep 2017 - Ends: 21 Sep 2017 - Location: Uppsala, Sweden
Forest Defenders Conference Not One More - Events - 1 week ago
Highlighting risks, developing strategies and support for defenders on the front lines 21st?22nd June 2017, Oxford, UK KEYNOTE SPEAKER: John Knox, UN Special Rapporteur for Human Rights and the Environment
Starts: 21 Jun 2017 - Ends: 22 Jun 2017 - Location: Oxford, United Kingdom
Throughout the week, a group of scientists from different disciplines are gathering in Solsona to share different types of data, models and tools to address biodiversity conservation challenges. This knowledge exchaneg will help decision makers with the management of fire-prone ecosystems.  Solsona, 12 June 2017. Participants of the workshop, from […]
Smallholder forest producers are playing an important role in mitigating climate change, both through innovative practical action and political efforts via their producer organizations, according to a study presented at this week’s World Farmers’ Organization (WFO) meetings in Helsinki, Finland. “Smallholder forest producer organizations in a changing climate” highlights the efforts of smallholder producers and organizations. The publication was coordinated by the FAO-hosted Forest and Farm Facility...
PEFC and FSC have agreed to jointly collect and publish data on double certification, starting from 2016 onwards. More than 69 million hectares (or 16%) of all certified forests globally are double certified to both PEFC and FSC. This is an increase of 30 million hectares compared to data... -- Delivered by Feed43 service
Windhoek, Namibia, and Harare, Zimbabwe, 12th June 2017— Ministerial level workshops raising awareness against wildlife trafficking amongst Chinese nationals living and working in Namibia and Zimbabwe were jointly hosted by China’s State Forest Administration, China’s CITES[1] Management Authority, TRAFFIC and WWF last weekend, supported by the respective Chinese Embassies.

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