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timberbiz -9 hours ago

Canada invests in forestry sector hard hit by COVID-19

Natural Resources Canada is investing in the forestry sector’s COVID-19 economic recovery by launching calls for proposals for programs that will support the sector. This call comes as Canada’s forestry sector has been one of the hardest hit by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Source: Timberbiz The programs to be supported are the Investments in Forest Industry Transformation (IFIT) program and ...

ITTO -2 days ago

Build back better—webinar explores role of forest sector in pandemic recovery

A four-day webinar in June to discuss the implications of the COVID-19 pandemic for the forest sector heard that a focus on SFM, incentives and governance would boost the recovery of forestry and forest industries and help in seizing new opportunities. ITTO co-organized a technical session during the webinar and participated in a Sustainable Wood for Sustainable World (SW4SW) roundtable....

UN-REDD Programme -1 week ago

Addressing forest crime through improved governance in the post COVID-19 recovery.

Focus on Lower Mekong...

World Bank -2 weeks ago

PROFOR Closing Report: Knowledge for Sustainable Forest Management

PROFOR remained relevant, technically strong and innovative over its 18 years at the World Bank. From 2002 to 2020, it received $52 million from its donors and implemented over 270 activities across its four themes of livelihoods, governance, finance and cross-sectoral collaboration. These activities in turn leveraged approximately $1.6 billion of World Bank lending, a significant achievement in ...

Elsevier -3 weeks ago

Local-level emergence of network governance within the U.S. Forest Service: A case study of mountain pine beetle outbreak from Colorado, USA

Publication date: September 2020Source: Forest Policy and Economics, Volume 118Author(s): Michelle M. Steen-Adams, Jesse B. Abrams, Heidi R. Huber-Stearns, Cassandra Moseley, Christopher Bone...

USFS -3 weeks ago

Wildfire risk science facilitates adaptation of fire-prone socialecological systems to the new fire reality

Large and severe wildfires are an observable consequence of an increasingly arid American West. There is increasing consensus that human communities, land managers, and fire managers need to adapt and learn to live with wildfires. However, a myriad of human and ecological factors constrain adaptation, and existing science-based management strategies are not sufficient to address fire as both a pro...

USFS -3 weeks ago

Wildfire risk science facilitates adaptation of fire-prone social-ecological systems to the new fire reality

Large and severe wildfires are an observable consequence of an increasingly arid American West. There is increasing consensus that human communities, land managers, and fire managers need to adapt and learn to live with wildfires. However, a myriad of human and ecological factors constrain adaptation, and existing science-based management strategies are not sufficient to address fire as both a pro...

World Bank -3 weeks ago

Can money save forests?

This blog by Amanda Robbinse and Mily Kallaur was originally published on Governance for Development A recent World Bank discussion paper, Mobilizing and Managing Public Forestry Revenue, considers the role that improving revenue administration could play in strengthening domestic resource mobilization while supporting sustainable forest management. Globally, estimates of the market value of il...

Elsevier -4 weeks ago

Research trends: Bioeconomy politics and governance

Publication date: September 2020Source: Forest Policy and Economics, Volume 118Author(s): Michael Böcher, Annette Elisabeth Töller, Daniela Perbandt, Katrin Beer, Thomas Vogelpohl...

Springer -4 weeks ago

What Hampers Implementation of Integrated Landscape Approaches in Rural Landscapes?

Abstract Purpose of Review In rural areas, frameworks of integrated landscape approaches are increasingly being used to reconcile conflicting objectives of stakeholders and sectors, such as agriculture and conservation. In accommodating multiple land uses, social, economic, and environmental trade-offs need to be balanced. Different social...

timberbiz -1 month ago

WA government’s ‘foolhardy’ experiment blows up says FIFWA

The Western Australian state government’s latest “foolhardy” experiment with outsourcing forest industry governance to activists has blown up in the face of Environment Minister Stephen Dawson. Source: Timberbiz That’s the view of the state’s peak timber industry body, the Forest Industries Federation of WA (FIFWA), following the release of yet another review of alleged old-growth forest...

Elsevier -1 month ago

Biotechnologies in agriculture and forestry: Governance insights from a comparative systematic review of barriers and recommendations

Publication date: August 2020Source: Forest Policy and Economics, Volume 117Author(s): Ricardo Pelai, Shannon M. Hagerman, Robert Kozak...

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