Making Forestry Work for the Poor: Assessment of the Contribution of Forestry to Poverty Alleviation in Asia and the Pacific
Since the launch of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) over a decade ago, concerted efforts have been made around the world to improve the contribution of different economic sectors to poverty eradication.
Country needs assessment: A report on REDD+ readiness among UN-REDD Programme and Forest Carbon Partnership facility
A country needs assessment on REDD+ was commissioned by the UN-REDD Programme following a decision of its Policy Board that such an assessment be conducted to enable it to review its policies and align the Programme’s support with the priority needs of countries.
A report by the non-governmental organization Global Witness says more than 60 percent of the West African nation's rainforests have been granted to logging companies in the past six years. The group has found evidence of fraud and misconduct within Liberia's logging sector.
IDB, CI-Guyana sign US$1.6M deal for LCDS implementation
THE Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and Conservation International-Guyana (CI-Guyana) signed an agreement yesterday, to begin a project that will test models for implementation of this country’s Low Carbon Development S
Açaí: could the wonder fruit also be wonderful for forests?
The increased cultivation of açaí — the purple fruit that dangles from palms in the Brazilian rainforest and is touted by many celebrities as the number one superfood for ‘age-defying beauty’ – may be one of the reasons for the country’s staggering increase in forest cover over the past two decad
Are conservation projects succeeding in the Lower Mekong Basin?
For thousands of years, the people living on the banks of the Mekong river have been paddling through its often treacherous waters in wooden cargo boats laden with all manner of freshly grown produce, ready for trade.