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Planning for agricultural adaptation and mitigation has to lean on informed decision-making processes. Stakeholder involvement, consensus building and the integration of comprehensive and reliable information represent crucial, yet challenging, pillars…
Planning for agricultural adaptation and mitigation has to lean on informed decision-making processes. Stakeholder involvement, consensus building and the integration of comprehensive and reliable inf
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Tropical forests are global centres of biodiversity and carbon storage. Many tropical countries aspire to protect forest to fulfil biodiversity and climate mitigation policy targets, but the conservation strategies needed to achieve these two functions…
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Forest and land fires are a recurrent phenomena in Indonesia and little progress has been made in reducing their occurrence. The mineral and peat fire in 2015 burnt 2.6 million hectares, mostly in the provinces of Riau, South Sumatra, Jambi, Central…
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Now offering a PhD scholarship on climate and forests (REDD+), dealing with assessing land-use changes associated with the drivers of deforestation at national and subnational scales. http://ow.ly/6n4X3084htz
The Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), Bogor, Indonesia and the Laboratory of Geo-Information Science and Remote Sensing (www.wageningenUR.nl/grs) at Wageningen University & Resea
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The PREDICTS project–Projecting Responses of Ecological Diversity In Changing Terrestrial Systems (www.predicts.org.uk)–has collated from published studies a large, reasonably representative database of comparable samples of biodiversity from multiple…
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Certification of adherence to social and environmental standards allows companies involved in the (global) trade of commodities to dissociate themselves from negative impacts in the public eye. It can go beyond compliance with legal requirements.…
Certification of adherence to social and environmental standards allows companies involved in the (global) trade of commodities to dissociate themselves from negative impacts in the public eye. It can
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Mangroves provide extensive ecosystem services that support local livelihoods and international environmental goals, including coastal protection, biodiversity conservation and the sequestration of carbon (C). While voluntary C market projects seeking to…
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Policy instruments targeting environmental, social, and economic sustainability cover both local and global geographies and stem from both the public and private sectors. These policy instruments do not work in silos but interact throughout the regulatory…
Policy instruments targeting environmental, social, and economic sustainability cover both local and global geographies and stem from both the public and private sectors. These policy instruments do n
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Revenues derived from carbon have been seen as an important tool for supporting forest conservation over the past decade. At the same time, there is high uncertainty about how much revenue can reasonably be expected from land use emissions reductions…
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This study presents a complete update of the Brazil profile in the global and national context, as relates to the development and implementation of the national strategy for Reduction of Greenhouse Gas Emissions arising from Deforestation and Forest…
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CIFOR's envisions a more equitable world where forestry and landscapes enhance the environment and well-being for all.
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The Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) is a non-profit, scientific facility that conducts research on the most pressing challenges of forest and landscape management around the world. Using a global, multidisciplinary approach, we aim to improve human well-being, protect the environment, and increase equity. To do so, we help policymakers, practitioners and communities make decisions based on solid science about how they use and manage their forests and landscapes.

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Center for International Forestry Research CIFOR Headquarters P.O. Box 0113 BOCBD Bogor 16000 Indonesia