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CBD -yesterday

How to approach the great mission of forest landscape restoration - with evidence

Forest Landscape Restoration (FLR), defined as a process that aims to regain ecological functionality and enhance human wellbeing in deforested or degraded landscapes, has been promoted as a way to tackle many of the key challenges we face, including land degradation, climate change, biodiversity conservation, food security and sustainable development. However, FLR implementation still remains far...

CBD -2 weeks ago

COVID-19 pandemic threatens to reverse gains made on Sustainable Development Goal 1 and 2

A new study analyzing bean production and food security across 11 countries in sub-Saharan Africa, found COVID-19 pandemic-related restrictions to significantly impact bean production. Border controls and high transport costs have led to drops in production of the key food security crop, threatening to reverse gains made in achieving Sustainable Development Goals 1 and 2, towards no poverty and ze...

CBD -2 weeks ago

Tobago wildlife park boosts food security with 'fruiting forest'

Before covid19, vendors in Tobago would often donate fruits and vegetables to help feed the animals at the Corbin Local Wildlife Park in Mason Hall....

CBD -3 weeks ago

Forest restoration: a path to recovery and well-being

Forests and trees contribute to food security and well-being through provision of ecosystem services, foods, income generation and habitat for wildlife....

CBD -3 weeks ago

Why more land-based fish farms could improve global food security

A tidal wave of interest is building in farming the seas. It's part of a global rush to exploit oceanic resources that's been dubbed the "blue acceleration."...

Mongabay -3 weeks ago

African swine fever rips through parts of southern Indonesia

FarmAfrican swine fever is seeing a resurgence in Indonesia’s southern East Nusa Tenggara province, government officials say, undermining food security and fueling fears that the viral disease could jump to other species. The disease has done the most damage in China, where tens of millions of pigs have either died from it or been culled […]...

CIFOR -4 weeks ago

FTA 2020 Science Conference - Durreen Shahnaz, 21 September - Keynote speech

Durreen Shahnaz, Founder and CEO IIX (Impact Investment Exchange). "Challenges of unlocking capital for women, disadvantaged communities and the environment in innovative and effective ways" - 21 September 2020. *** From 14 to 25 September 2020, the CGIAR Research Program on Forests, Trees and Agroforestry (FTA) ran its decadal conference. The fully digital conference, titled “Forest, trees an...

CIFOR -4 weeks ago

FTA 2020 Science Conference - Dolors Armenteras, 18 September - Keynote speech

Dolors Armenteras, Professor, National University of Colombia. "Are inequalities the real challenge in future development research?: perspectives from the global south" - 18 September 2020. *** From 14 to 25 September 2020, the CGIAR Research Program on Forests, Trees and Agroforestry (FTA) ran its decadal conference. The fully digital conference, titled “Forest, trees and agroforestry science...

CIFOR -4 weeks ago

FTA 2020 Science Conference - Elisabeth Simelton, 16 September - Keynote speech

Elisabeth Simelton, Climate Change Scientist and CCAFS Project Manager. "Framework for NBS in agricultural landscapes" - 16 September 2020. *** From 14 to 25 September 2020, the CGIAR Research Program on Forests, Trees and Agroforestry (FTA) ran its decadal conference. The fully digital conference, titled “Forest, trees and agroforestry science for transformational change” drew more than 520...

CIFOR -4 weeks ago

FTA 2020 Science Conference - Michael Quin Patton, 16 September - Keynote speech

Michael Quin Patton, Independent organizational development and program evaluation consultant, and former president of the American Evaluation Association. "The Human-Nature Connection" - 16 September 2020. *** From 14 to 25 September 2020, the CGIAR Research Program on Forests, Trees and Agroforestry (FTA) ran its decadal conference. The fully digital conference, titled “Forest, trees and agr...

CIFOR -4 weeks ago

FTA 2020 Science Conference - Karen Holl, 15 September - Keynote speech

Karen Holl, Professor of environmental studies, University of California, Santa Cruz. "Improving outcomes of initiatives to restore tree cover" - 15 September 2020. *** From 14 to 25 September 2020, the CGIAR Research Program on Forests, Trees and Agroforestry (FTA) ran its decadal conference. The fully digital conference, titled “Forest, trees and agroforestry science for transformational cha...

CIFOR -4 weeks ago

FTA 2020 Science Conference - Duncan MacQueen, 15 September - Keynote speech

Duncan MacQueen, Team Leader, Forest and Prosperity Team International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED). "Organization for prosperity and resilience.Innovations in smallholder’s forest and farm producer organization (FFPO) business models" - 15 September 2020. *** From 14 to 25 September 2020, the CGIAR Research Program on Forests, Trees and Agroforestry (FTA) ran its decadal c...

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