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Forest Governance

CBD -2 days ago

Is climate change an existential threat to democracy?

Secretary General of International IDEA, a Stockholm based intergovernmental organization working to support and strengthen democratic political institutions and processes around the world. He has more than 25 years of experience in democratic governance as a researcher, analyst, educator, consultant and public official....

CBD -4 days ago

Alcoa Releases 2020 Sustainability Report

Alcoa Corporation (NYSE: AA) has released its 2020 Sustainability Report, which provides a comprehensive overview of the Company's progress against key environmental, social and governance (ESG) objectives....

CIFOR -1 week ago

Good governance in Ethiopia’s communal forests

Lessons from successful and not-so successful multi-stakeholder forums...

CBD -2 weeks ago

Joe Biden’s Star Trek on climate change

On April 29, the US will celebrate the first 100 days of 46th President Joseph Biden. After four years of chaotic Trump governance, the world is relieved how quickly Biden was able to deliver calm and competent professionalism in tackling the pandemic, economy and in setting the tone on foreign affairs....

CIFOR -2 weeks ago

CIFOR’s toolkit to support inclusion in multi-stakeholder forums

This video provides a short introduction to four tools CIFOR and partners developed collaboratively to support the inclusion of marginalized groups in multi-stakeholder forums and processes. It introduces How are we going? in three adaptations: for multi-stakeholder forums, for the management committees of Peru’s protected areas and for indigenous women in territorial governance; as well as Gett...

CBD -2 weeks ago

World should act with sense of responsibility and unity, and work to foster a community of life for man and nature: Xi Jinping

President Xi Jinping pointed out that climate change has posed severe challenges to human survival and development. Faced with unprecedented challenges in global environmental governance, the international community needs to come up with unprecedented ambition and action, discuss ways to tackle this challenge, and find a path forward for man and Nature to live in harmony....

IUFRO -3 weeks ago

20th Commonwealth Forestry Conference

From 2021-08-16 to 2021-08-18, Vancouver, BC, Canada, online, IUFRO Unit(s) involved: 9.03.07, 9.00.00, 6.10.01, 6.00.00 The Commonwealth Forestry Conference is an international forum for foresters, and all those with an interest in the forestry sector to exchange knowledge and experience. It is organized by the Standing Committee on Commonwealth Forestry and occurs every 4–5 years. The Conferen...

EFI -1 month ago

Forest Governance Unpacked - interview with Georg Winkel

The 'Forest Governance Unpacked' interview series is part of the NewGo! project. Read the full interview here: For more info about NewGo! go to the project web page:

FAO -1 month ago

Forest governance by indigenous and tribal peoples. An opportunity for climate action in Latin America and the Caribbean

The document summarizes the report that, based on a review of more than 250 studies, demonstrates the importance and urgency of climate action to protect the forests of the indigenous and tribal territories of Latin America as well as the indigenous and tribal peoples who protect them. These territories contain about a third of the continent's forests. ...

timberbiz -2 months ago

New FWCA business development manager Amy Robertson

Former Forest Practices Authority board member Amy Robertson has joined Forest & Wood Communities Australia, which is expanding its advocacy work for people who work and live in forest management regions. Source: Timberbiz Ms Robertson, from Tasmania, fills the new Business Development Manager role to help build membership and presence in representing grassroots people within the forestry netw...

USFS -2 months ago

Adapting research, management, and governance to confront socioecological uncertainties in novel ecosystems

Wildland research, management, and policy in western democracies have long relied on concepts of equilibrium: succession, sustained yield, stable age or species compositions, fire return intervals, and historical range of variability critically depend on equilibrium assumptions. Not surprisingly, these largely static concepts form the basis for societal expectations, dominant management paradigms,...

WRI -2 months ago

A Guide to Assessing the Political Economy of Domestic Climate Change Governance

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