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ETFRN -17 hours ago

Call for contributions ETFRN News 60: Restoring African drylands

ETFRN News 60 will focus on dryland landscape restoration, from government and private sector reforestation to farmer managed natural regeneration, improvements to grasslands and rainfed agriculture, changes in tenure and governance, management of exotic species and bush encroachment. It will look at how to ensure smallholder and community participation and financing, while assessing the myriad ro...

timberbiz -1 week ago

FSC AGM may be postponed due to COVID-19

Like many businesses, the FSC network has been affected by the requirements of social isolation and distancing, travel bans, and quarantines. Regional meetings and the annual global staff meeting have been postponed and many are working from home. Source: Timberbiz The FSC has made enquiries with ASIC regarding postponing the AGM and how or if new directors can be elected if the AGM is cancelled. ...

Elsevier -2 weeks ago

Non-state forest governance and ‘Responsibilization’: The prospects for FPIC under FSC certification in Northwest Russia

Publication date: June 2020Source: Forest Policy and Economics, Volume 115Author(s): Denis Dobrynin, Elena Smirennikova, Irmeli Mustalahti...

CEPI -3 weeks ago

PRESS RELEASE: Circularity is a “no regret option” for the European industrial transition: it is now time to recognise circular low carbon forest-based industries as a strategic value chain!

The Green Deal has to be translated into a business case, strengthening sustainable and circular industrial value chains in Europe, and ensuring that they are considered of strategic importance. For that reason, Cepi, on behalf of the European Paper Industry, applauds the increased support to low carbon value chains in the “New approach to industrial policy” released by the European Commissio...

CBD -3 weeks ago

2020: Super year for women in biodiversity?

On March 8, International Women's Day, we wanted to celebrate women's achievements and contributions to life but also be reminded of what is still missing in terms of realizing equity and equality for women, including in the realm of natural resources and the governance of nature....

CIFOR -3 weeks ago

Sub-Saharan Africa: Regional exchange on wood fuel policies

As part of the project Governing Multifunctional Landscapes (GML) funded by the European Union, CIFOR organized a regional exchange with representatives from Angola, Botswana, Democratic Republic of Congo, Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe to discuss wood fuel governance. Coverage by the Zambia National Broadcasting Services (ZNBC)....

CIFOR -4 weeks ago

Has the FLEGT Action plan contributed to better forest governance?

New study sheds light on the impact of Voluntary Partnership Agreements in timber-producing countries...

Elsevier -4 weeks ago

Governance of forests and governance of forest information: Interlinkages in the age of open and digital data

Publication date: April 2020Source: Forest Policy and Economics, Volume 113Author(s): Salla Rantala, Brent Swallow, Riikka Paloniemi, Elina Raitanen...

Mongabay -4 weeks ago

Mortgaging the future: Report details risks of resource-backed loans

Billions of dollars in loans issued to resource-rich countries could saddle them with insurmountable debt, according to a new report from the Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI), a nonprofit organization focused on improving resource management. Businesses in wealthier countries, like China, negotiate these “resource-backed loans” to tap into a supply of resources critical to their [&...

EFI -1 month ago

The drivers & outcomes of forest management approaches for multiple services

Rxploring distinct research perspectives Eva Primmer (Research Director, Professor, Finnish Environment Institute SYKE): A political science perspective to how forest governance addresses the controversies of preservation, sustainable use and restoration Jette Bredahl Jacobsen (Professor, Copenhagen University): An economic perspective of drivers & outcomes of forest management approa...

Tree Aid -1 month ago

Our Impact: 2018-19

2018-19 was another record-breaking year for TREE AID, with 1,734,344 trees planted and almost half a million regenerated. As well as improving the environment, soil fertility and acting as a carbon sink, these trees will help transform the lives of people living in poverty in Africa's drylands. We also helped nearly half a million people across Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Ghana, Mali and Niger thro...

EFI -1 month ago

The drivers & outcomes of forest management approaches for multiple services: exploring distinct research perspectives Researchers present what specific disciplines/scientific communities can contribute to the conference questions Eva Primmer (Research Director, Professor, Finnish Environment Institute SYKE): A political science perspective to how forest governance addresses the controversies ...

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