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CIFOR -6 days ago

Consultant for Forest Monitoring Capacities for REDD+

The consultant will be responsible for developing a database and writing a paper on forest monitoring capacity (change) in Reducing... The post Consultant for Forest Monitoring Capacities for REDD+ appeared first on Center for International Forestry Research....

Elsevier -1 week ago

Tamm Review: Re-imagining forestry and wood business: pathways to rural development, poverty alleviation and climate change mitigation in the tropics

Publication date: 15 September 2019Source: Forest Ecology and Management, Volume 448Author(s): E.K. Sadanandan NambiarAbstractMillions of people are dependent on tropical forests for livelihood. However, their dependence on meagre incomes from nontimber forest products (NTFPs) and payment for ecosystem services (PES) are leading to continuing poverty. It is doubtful if the program, Reduced Emissio...

Elsevier -2 weeks ago

REDD+ engagement types preferred by Japanese private firms: The challenges and opportunities in relation to private sector participation

Publication date: September 2019Source: Forest Policy and Economics, Volume 106Author(s): Makoto Ehara, Hiromitsu Samejima, Makino Yamanoshita, Yoko Asada, Yutaro Shogaki, Masato Yano, Kimihiko HyakumuraAbstractThis article examines the REDD+ engagement types preferred by Japanese private firms at the project level including their motivation and rationale for the engagement and explores the challe...

Elsevier -2 weeks ago

Effects of mastication of burned non-commercial Pinus pinaster Ait. trees on soil compaction and vegetation response

Publication date: 1 October 2019Source: Forest Ecology and Management, Volume 449Author(s): Cristina Fernández, José Mª Fernández-Alonso, José A. VegaAbstractMastication is commonly used as a fuel reduction treatment to minimize severe wildfires in fire-prone areas worldwide. Although mastication of non-commercial burned trees has become common practice in NW Spain in recent years, little is ...

Mongabay -3 weeks ago

Amazon REDD+ scheme side-steps land rights to reward small forest producers

Study finds pros and cons in a REDD+ carbon credit scheme in the Brazilian Amazon that rewards small-scale ecosystem service providers in local communities....

REDD-Monitor -3 weeks ago

Monitoring deforestation for REDD: Maps, datasets, and above all uncertainty

How do we know whether or not a REDD project is actually reducing deforestation and forest degradation? Satellite data is one increasingly popular answer. Computers can be trained to use the data to detect deforestation and changes in land use and plot the information on easy to read maps. But there’s a catch. Astrid Bos […]...

Elsevier -3 weeks ago

Using Q methodology to investigate the views of local experts on the sustainability of community-based forestry in Oddar Meanchey province, Cambodia

Publication date: September 2019Source: Forest Policy and Economics, Volume 106Author(s): Sareth Nhem, Young Jin LeeAbstractDeforestation has become an issue of public interest and sensitivity in Cambodia. Community-based forestry (CBF) and the accompanying local institutional community forestry (CF) arrangements are increasingly recognized as successful mechanisms to achieve sustainable forest ma...

Springer -4 weeks ago

Functional properties of Cornelian cherry ( Cornus mas L.): a comprehensive review

Abstract Cornus mas, also known as the Cornelian cherry, is a plant that grows in Eastern Europe and the Middle East. Its green leaves and reddish oval fruits are associated with many beneficial properties such as antioxidative and anti-inflammatory effects. These features are driven by the rich polyphenolic composition, with anthocyanins and iridoids in Cornelian cherry fruits a...

RELADEFA -4 weeks ago

TRAZABILIDAD DE LA MADERA - Huamán

TRAZABILIDAD DE LA MADERA: APUNTES PARA LA DISCUSIÓNPor: Victor Hugo Huamán Tarmeño*(Junio de 2019)            Sumario: i) Introducción, ii) La trazabilidad en la legislación nacional, iii) Instrumentos previstos para la trazabilidad, iv) Conclusiones y tareas pendientesI.            ...

Mongabay -1 month ago

Can REDD+ bring more women into forest conservation?

Slowly but surely, thinking and talking about gender equality has become normal in much of modern life, from the actor Benedict Cumberbatch demanding equal pay for his female co-stars, to the raised eyebrows that now greet all-male panels at conferences. It’s a similar story in the world of forest conservation. Since the 1990s, researchers have […]...

CIFOR -1 month ago

Can you trust the numbers?

Choice of data and methods greatly influences deforestation measurements for REDD+...

Elsevier -1 month ago

Re-imagining forestry and wood business: Pathways to rural development, poverty alleviation and climate change mitigation in the tropics

Publication date: 15 September 2019Source: Forest Ecology and Management, Volume 448Author(s): E.K. Sadanandan NambiarAbstractMillions of people are dependent on tropical forests for livelihood. However, their dependence on meagre incomes from nontimber forest products (NTFPs) and payment for ecosystem services (PES) are leading to continuing poverty. It is doubtful if the program, Reduced Emissio...