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Forest & Food Security


INBAR -6 days ago

Webinar | Bamboo for Smallholder Income & Food Security | Poverty Reduction & Livelihood Development

The way we learn and share experiences is changing. INBAR’s themed online webinar series brings bamboo and rattan experts from all over the world together to educate, inspire and discuss, without the need for travel. Bamboo is a food source for humans, and feed and fodder for livestock. Bamboo shoots are an important traded commodity, a nutrition rich food and are associated with cuisine and c...

CIFOR -3 weeks ago

Forests can help reshape ‘dysfunctional’ global food system, scientists say

No need to sacrifice forests in quest for food security...

CIFOR -1 month ago

Well-managed peatlands vital part of global food security, GLF delegates say

Experts detail peatland conservation and restoration efforts ...

CIFOR -1 month ago

GLF talks dig deep on food security, soils and social inclusion

Shaping soil organic carbon sequestration projects for small-scale farmers...

WRI -2 months ago

5 Benefits to Local Action on Climate Resilience

5 Benefits to Local Action on Climate Resilience Comments|Add Comment|PrintInvolving local actors in climate resilience strategies prioritizes the community's well-being and leads to more effective adaptation. Photo by Zhida Li/Unsplash From locust swarms in Africa threatening food security, to raging wildfires in Australia, to flooding affecting countries worldwide and more, communities are try...

CIFOR -2 months ago

Five Things You Don’t Know About Mangroves

Some may say that mangrove ecosystems are already ‘forgotten’ but CIFOR Principal Scientist Daniel Murdiyarso sheds light on their timeless beauty and essence, and major contributions in supporting sustainable livelihoods, food security, and improved environmental health....

Springer -2 months ago

Exploring transformational outcomes from donor investments in agroforestry research for development

Abstract While many agroforestry research projects contribute to improving food security, livelihoods and management of natural resources, few have had a significant role in achieving transformational development outcomes. Evaluating the achievements and impacts of multiple research for development (R4D) projects improves understanding of how and why different development interve...

CIFOR -2 months ago

Our food system, is it sustainable?

Conservation of biodiversity is not a trade-off, but a major contributor to food security...

IUFRO -2 months ago

Landscape Talk at the GLF Bonn Digital Conference 2020: Food in the Time of Crises

By Prof. Bhaskar Vira, Chair of the Global Forest Expert Panel on Forests and Food Security Video and Presentation: Bhaskar Vira, Director, University of Cambridge Conservation Research Institute (UCCRI), Reader in Political Economy of Environment and Development, Fellow of Fitzwilliam College, Department of Geography, University of Cambridge....

WRI -2 months ago

COVID-19 Has Sparked a Food Loss Crisis. Here Are 3 Ways to Tackle It

COVID-19 Has Sparked a Food Loss Crisis. Here Are 3 Ways to Tackle It Comments|Add Comment|PrintSign on closed restaurant. Photo by Kelly Sikkema/unsplash With the novel coronavirus wreaking havoc around the globe, just about every nation faces major issues with its food supply. While a potentially devastating food security crisis looms, a food loss crisis has already taken hold. With supply cha...

timberbiz -3 months ago

New UN report on state of the world’s forests

Amidst alarming rates of deforestation and land degradation, urgent action is needed to safeguard the biodiversity of the world’s forests, according to a new United Nations report, released on Friday. Source: Timberbiz Published on the International Day for Biological Diversity, The State of the World’s Forests 2020, highlights that since 1990, some 420 million hectares of trees have b...

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