All articles for the topic: deforestation

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Transparency and sustainability in global commodity supply chains

This research assesses the types of supply chain information that are needed to support improvements in sustainability governance.

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Brazil nut harvester, Peruvian Amazon, credit CIFOR.

Plan CC – Tackling climate change in Peru

This short film documents and celebrates Plan CC - the Climate Change Planning Project - which aims to contribute to the Peruvian national process to move toward a carbon neutral economy.

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CLIMA Land Water Energy: Biofuels expansion and adaptation

This project aims to inform policymakers and stakeholders on biofuels expansion scenarios to 2030 that would support sustainable adaptation in the agricultural and bioenergy sectors of Brazil.

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Photo: A woman in Jambi, Sumatra, showing a man how she prepares forest fibers for weaving. Carol Colfer/CIFOR

Gender in Forestry and REDD+ in Indonesia

This policy brief provides considerations for mainstreaming gender concerns into REDD+ and the forestry sector in Indonesia.

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Cost effectiveness of Payments for Watershed Services

This poster is one of the posters featured at the 9th International Conference on Community-Based Adaptation (CBA9) which took place in Nairobi, Kenya, from April 24-30 2015.

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Afghanistan Initial National Communication

This article describes Afghanistan's Initial National Communication to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change 

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Afghanistan Post-Conflict Environmental Assessment

Introduction

In the capital of Afghanistan there is a saying: May Kabul be without gold rather than without snow. For most of the country’s people the land, its biological resources and...

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Ghana NEEDS climate project

Rainforest in Ghana Image: The Frog Blog

National Development Plans and Priorities in the context of Climate Change

Two major principles underpin Ghana’s long-term...

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Building coastal resilience in Tambon Klong Yang

Source: Raks Thai Foundation

Summary of Adaptation Challenge

Tambon Koh Klong Yang is located in the north of Koh Lanta district. Climate change intensifies weather...

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Facing Changes in African Forests

What is Participatory Video?

Participatory Video (PV) is a set of techniques to involve a group or community in shaping and creating their own film. The idea behind this is that making a...

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CVCA vulnerability analysis

  The Chololo Ecovillage Project began in 2011 aiming to create a model of good practice in climate change adaptation, supporting a vulnerable community in semi-arid central Tanzania to test...
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How are Mayan farmers are dealing with climate change?

Climate knowledge has been developed to reduce incertitude to environmental risks in many cultures; some societies may use magical and/or religious practices, others may use scientific...

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Responding to Climate Change in the Congo Basin - Lukolela

Communities in the Congo Basin are heavily impacted by the twin threats of deforestation and climate change. The project COBAM, implemented by CIFOR, SEI, and other partners, aims to tackle these...

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Parabolic Community Solar Cookers, for Mid-Day-Meal Scheme in Rural Schools

Summary

The objective of this project is to provide a clean and efficient substitute for fossil fuel based cooking solutions (like fuel wood and LPG) for the mid-day meals cooked in schools in the...

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Supporting Adaptation of Productive Practices

The Rombou Rural Commune in central Niger, is faced with frequent droughts as rainfall levels have steadily declined since the late 1960s, resulting in an extended dry season that now...

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Adaptation efforts in a model forest in Argentina

The Jujuy Model Forest is one of three case study model forests of the EcoAdapt project, which aims to develop and implement ecosystem-based adaptation strategies in Argentinian, Bolivian...

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Deforestation in Kenya

Wangari Maathai: Adaptation story

A story of the impact of climate change on the forests and livelihoods in Kenya, narrated by the late Wangari Maathai.

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Resistance to droughts

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Brazil (Trocaire)

The project will organize local communities to implement a low cost adaptation and mitigation measures that will improve their well-being. It promotes the...

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ENDA Communities Matam Project

This project is concerned with enhancing food security in the context of the modification of floodplain functionality as a result of hydrological regime due to climate change, and changes in...

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Adaptation to climate change through alternative livelihoods in community forestry

Adaptation to climate change through alternative livelihoods in community forestry

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