ICRAF : ASB Partnership for the Tropical Forest Margins : New publications from ICRAF-ASB

 

A Report titled " Towards a ;landscape approach for reducing emissions...“ and  a policy brief titled "Linking development pathways and emission reduction at local levels...“

 

A Report titled " Towards a ;landscape approach for reducing emissions: a substantive report of the Reducing Emissions from All Land Use – REALU project"

 

This report documents lessons and experiences from the Reduced Emission from All Land Use (REALU) project, implemented by the ASB Partnership for the Tropical Forest Margins (ASB) hosted by the World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) from 2009 – 2013 with financial support from Norway’s Climate and Forest Initiative (NICFI)/the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (NORAD). The report synthesizes findings and learning from exploratory work on landscape approaches towards emission reductions, the results of which aim to support actors in Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+), agriculture and climate smart landscapes. Given that this is an action research project, this report represents work in progress as the results and outcomes of the project are still being digested and further developed in the current phase of the project titled SECURED LANDSCAPES – Securing Ecosystems and Carbon benefits by Unlocking Reversal of Emissions Drivers in Landscapes...

Please Download the Report: Towards a ;landscape approach for reducing emissions: a substantive report of the Reducing Emissions from All Land Use – REALU project

 

 

A policy brief titled "Linking development pathways and emission reduction at local levels: An analysis of feasibility in Efoulan municipality, Cameroon"

 

Summary: Exploring subnational or landscape level development planning and emission reduction linkages is an important part of ensuring sustainable development and climate smart development in particular. Such a process can enable a realistic bottom-up reference emission level and eventual REDD+ or NAMA planning and implementation. This policy brief presents feasibility of the development pathways being pursued within the land use sector to reduce emission in the Efoulan municipality located in the South Region of Cameroon and covers 83000 hectares of tropical humid forest zone. Our focus on this municipality was borne out of consideration that with effective completion of the decentralization process in Cameroon, the council administrative system would play a key role in the natural resource management framework as embedded in the municipality development plans.

Please Download the Policy Brief: "Linking development pathways and emission reduction at local levels: An analysis of feasibility in Efoulan municipality, Cameroon"

 

 

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CIFOR News update July 2015

In the news update: Focus on Mangroves: Ugly, smelly, overlooked... Wildlife: Stop eating my mangoes!...Conservation: The forest has eyes… Speaker line-up: COP21 President confirmed for Global Landscapes Forum in Paris… Nutrition: Wild about forest foods… Climate Change: Social networking without computers… Forest Crime: Keeping it legal… Planted Forests: Time to buy?

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Engaging with the Green Climate Fund : Essential knowledge about GCF

A resource guide for national designated authorities and focal points of recipient countries - What are NDAs and focal points?  - Become an accredited entity - Review GCF’s investment criteria...

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INTERPOL-On Global Tiger Day INTERPOL commends member country efforts to protect the species

LYON, France – On the occasion of Global Tiger Day, INTERPOL recognizes the ongoing efforts of the tiger range countries in protecting the endangered creatures, and renewed its commitment to providing support and assistance in combating tiger crime.

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CEFDAHC, towards building stakeholders’ capacities for REDD + at national, regional and international level.

From July 20 to 23, 2015, the city of Brazzaville, Congo, hosted the Regional Workshop for target group engagement in the REDD + process, and preparations ahead of COP 21 of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, organized by the Conference on Dense and Humid Forest Ecosystems of Central Africa (CEFDHAC), with technical and financial support from the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), the Regional REDD + Project (PREREDD) / COMIFAC ... Read more ...

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African Wildlife Foundation: Walk for conservation of Dja Biosphere Reserve, Cameroon - April 2015

By Journalducameroun.com - From April 26 to 30, 2015, a team of protected species conservation specialists, three eco-guards from the Reserve and eight Baka load bearers crossed the dense forest area on foot from south to north. Find out more ...

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African Wildlife Foundation: 15th CBFP meeting, should the bushmeat trade be legalized?

From 17 to 19 June 2015, the Yaounde Conference Center (Cameroon) provided the setting for the 15th Meeting of CBFP Partners – (Congo Basin Forest Partnership). The African Wildlife Foundation  and CIFOR hosted the working group on wildlife conservation and the related trade ...

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ATIBT - INFO FLASH: Message on behalf of Mr. Robert Hunink, ATIBT President

Communication to our members - The latest meeting of the Board of Directors, held on 9 July 2015, took a number of measures looking to strengthen ATIBT’s action. Indeed, the organization of our association must adapt to the challenges our industry is facing as well as to the expectations of all ATIBT stakeholders...

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EIB to open four new offices: in Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, Mozambique and Zambia

The European Investment Bank (EIB) is set to open new offices in four African countries to expand its reach on a continent with massive infrastructure financing needs, said Bloomberg on July 15, citing a senior official of the institution.

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CBFP News Archive

2015

CIFOR-Annual Report 2014
New edition of Infosylva
All about FLEGT Week 2015
Climate Finance Overview
Getting the prices right