MoP15 : Proceedings and documentation of Streams – of the15th CBFP Meeting of Partners

Download the presentations from the Streams - The Thematic Sessions (Stream) of the 15th CBFP Meeting of Partners took place as part of implementation of the CBFP roadmap.  The Streams helped strengthen coordination and promote information exchange, mobilization of CBFP partners, monitoring and evaluation of partners’ actions and communication around actions undertaken. It was equally observed that CBFP partners who took part in CBFP meetings were well informed and were eager to share knowledge regarding innovations, emerging results, and developments in the implementation of their programs and projects.   During the 15th CBFP Meeting of Partners, a total of 6 Thematic Streams-Sessions were organized (available for download)...

 

Proceedings and documentation of Thematic Session - Stream 3: Forest Law Enforcement and Good Governance -  - and Land Use Dynamics - Leader: EU... Read more …

Proceedings and documentation of  Thematic Session - Stream 2: Conservation, Wildlife and Bushmeat – Leader : AWF - CIFOR...Read more … 

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IITA: Biological product "Aflasafe” to reduce aflatoxin levels in groundnuts and corn

Dakar (Senegal), 22 March 2017 - Aflatoxins have significant impacts on health, agriculture and trade in Africa. They are one of the vectors responsible for liver cancer in thousands of victims every year around the world, with Africa bearing the brunt with a rate of 30%, especially in groundnut, corn and rice producing countries among others.

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Mediaterre: Popularization of Convergence Plan 2 underway in the Congo

Brazzaville, 23 August 2016: the Ministry of the Forest Economy, Sustainable Development and the Environment, in partnership with the Central African Forest Commission (COMIFAC), held a workshop to popularize Convergence Plan 2. The workshop aimed to train participants on the new guidelines for conservation and sustainable management of Central Africa’s forest ecosystems.

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inFO news: an e-newsletter from FAO Forestry

To read: Celebrating the benefits of the world's forests; The United Nations Decade of Sustainable Energy for All 2014-2024; Forestry Communication Toolkit; Wood Energy...

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IITA: Former Benin President and Sasakawa executive members praise the work of IITA-Benin

25 March 2017. On 21 March, IITA-Bénin hosted Honorable Ruth Oniang’o, Chairperson of the Board of Directors of Sasakawa Africa Association (SAA), accompanied by Deola Naibakelao, Managing Director, Sasakawa Africa Fund for Extension (SAFE), Mercy Akeredolu, SAFE West Africa Coordinator, and former IITA staff member Leonides Halos-Kim, now Director of Post-Harvest and Agro-processing with SAA. But that was just the beginning of an even more exciting event.

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IITA: Scientists to detail progress and challenges regarding global cassava threats at meetings in Nigeria

20 March 2017. This week, progress on research efforts geared towards the improvement of the genetic potential and productivity of two most cultivated yam species in Africa will be the focus of the deliberations of scientists convening for the annual meeting of the AfricaYam project at the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) in Ibadan.

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IITA : Scientists gather to compare notes on status of genetic improvement of yam in Africa

20 March 2017. This week, progress on research efforts geared towards the improvement of the genetic potential and productivity of two most cultivated yam species in Africa will be the focus of the deliberations of scientists convening for the annual meeting of the AfricaYam project at the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) in Ibadan.

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21 March International Day of Forests 2017

The United Nations General Assembly proclaimed 21 March the International Day of Forests (IDF) in 2012. The Day celebrates and raises awareness of the importance of all types of forests. On each International Day of Forests, countries are encouraged to undertake local, national and international efforts to organize activities involving forests and trees, such as tree planting campaigns. The theme for each International Day of Forests is chosen by the Collaborative Partnership on Forests. The theme for 2017 is Forests and Energy.

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adaptation-fund-New Board Chair: Adaptation Fund ‘Doing Right Things Right’ with Innovative, Effective Approaches

Bonn, Germany (March 16, 2017) — The annual passing of the gavel at the 29th Adaptation Fund Board meeting took place this morning when Michael Kracht, of Germany, officially became the new Chair as the March 16-17 meeting got underway here in Bonn.

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2017

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