CIFOR-Annual Report 2014

 

 

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Forests for a sustainable future

 Peat fires in Sumatra, forestry degrees in the DRC, the world's largest reforestation program in China, timber growers in Peru, adaptation in the Sahel, and global bushmeat networks—these are just some of the topics that CIFOR’s research covered in 2014, through 94 active projects in 42 countries.

For more about how CIFOR’s work is keeping forests and landscapes high on the global development agenda, read the annual report here.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Reforestation is smart—and here’s how to make it smarter

 

 

 

Planting more trees is one way to increase carbon storage, but reforestation must look beyond carbon alone, a new study argues. For reforestation to be “climate smart”, it’s important to consider biodiversity, water sources, livelihoods—and the potential effects of future climate change.

 

  • REDD+ MINUS WOMEN? Even when women say they participate, they’re still not fully involved, says an analysis of REDD+ projects.
  • BENEFIT-SHARING: What the heck is a carbon right? CIFOR unpacks the value of something you can’t see, touch or smell.
  • AMAZON FIRES: Brazil is facing long dry periods ahead, climate models show—and where there’s drought, there’s fire.

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Where next for corporate commitments to sustainable palm oil?

 

Love it or hate it, palm oil is here to stay—and at the heart of the corporate zero-deforestation movement. But what does “sustainable” mean anyway? And how are Unilever, Wilmar and others making it happen? Read more in this special feature.

 

THE INVESTMENT PUZZLE: Some hold the money and the will to invest it sustainably; others hold the land and the desire to manage it sustainably. How to connect them?

 

 

 

 

 

 

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