16th CBFP Meeting headlines new issue of Africa Environnement Plus!

 

 

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16TH CBFP MEETING: “The CBFP adopts a new governance framework offering better opportunities for dialogue"

For five days, the meeting brought together close to 450 participants from the Congo Basin countries, donors, international organizations, NGOs, representatives of research institutions and the private sector. The agenda featured several technical and political segments which unfolded in a format modeled on those of recent Meetings of the Parties. The technical segments included the "Streams", also known as thematic consultation frameworks, which discussed a range of themes. The meeting equally provided the setting for an exhibition center and several other side events.

 

 

Interview with Mr Anders Henriksson, the European Union Facilitator of the Congo Basin Forest Partnership

The EU is running the facilitation of the CBFP for the period 2016 - 2017, what is your overall view on forest governance in the Congo Basin?.. What’s your view of the Partnership’s future in terms of its overall governance in the post EU Facilitation period. What would you say is the role of COMIFAC and the actors concerned with governance of the CBFP Facilitation?

 

 

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TRAFFIC: European Union suspends the re-export of raw ivory

Brussels, Belgium, 17th May 2017—The European Commission has published a guidance document under which the European Union (EU) will suspend re-exports of raw ivory from 1 July 2017, even if they qualify as old/“pre-Convention” specimens as well as recommending tougher scrutiny of worked ivory movements.

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Infosylva 09/2017

We would like to draw your attention to a new knowledge-sharing platform launched by FAO and partners earlier this month. This open-access platform aims to guide policy makers and practitioners through the entire planning, management, and implementation stages of a forest and landscape restoration project.

 

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CAFI: DRCongo reflects on programming achievements & needs

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FAO: New knowledge sharing platform on forest and landscape restoration launched

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advances.sciencemag: The last frontiers of wilderness: Tracking loss of intact forest landscapes from 2000 to 2013

An intact forest landscape (IFL) is a seamless mosaic of forest and naturally treeless ecosystems with no remotely detected signs of human activity and a minimum area of 500 km2. IFLs are critical for stabilizing terrestrial carbon storage, harboring biodiversity, regulating hydrological regimes, and providing other ecosystem functions.

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Fao: Forest and Landscape Investment Forum (FLIF)

16 May 2017, Rome - FAO’s Forest and Landscape Restoration Mechanism (FLRM) and partners will today kick off the inaugural Forest and Landscape Investment Forum (FLIF) in Kigali, Rwanda. Over 16 - 17 May, this event will bring together project developers and business champions from ten African countries and investors from all over the world in a marketplace for effective forest and landscape investment opportunities.

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CBFP News Archive

2017

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