Environment, Carbon and Forests
Join us on 24 January 2018 for the final conference of the IMPACTPapeRec project, a two-year EU-funded project set up to improve the separate collection of paper for recycling in Europe. It will be organised at the Committee of the Regions premises in Brussels, Belgium.
Don't miss the chance to hear the outcome of this very special project that involved 19 partners from across the value chain!
Registration link: impactpaperec.eu/en/24-january-register/
Fourteen years ago, the United Nations Convention Against Corruption (UNCAC) was adopted by the UN General Assembly, entering into force two years later in 2005. Once adopted, December 9 was…
The post Anti-corruption tools exist – now they must be used to help fight illegal wildlife trade appeared first on EIA International.
Africa-EU summit ends with declaration to address wildlife trafficking and promote sustainable management of natural resources
Workshops in Tanzania to better understand the context of woodfuel (charcoal and firewood) systems and plan for sustainable interventions brought together communities, governments, NGOs and businesses in three regions. We have just returned from Tanzania where we witnessed...
More than 150 representatives from mountain countries, intergovernmental organizations and civil society will endorse concrete measures and policies to strengthen the resilience of mountain people and environments in the face of climate change during meetings at FAO Headquarters in Rome next week.
This brief is part of a series about PROFOR’s Forest-Smart programs, which identify opportunities and promote solutions for mutual benefit across sectors.
-- Delivered by Feed43 service
Dr. Hans Friederich will serve another three-year term as Director General of INBAR. At its Tenth Meeting in November, the INBAR Council unanimously accepted the Board of Trustees’ proposal to appoint Dr. Hans Friederich, Director General of INBAR, for a second three-year term ending in 2020. Dr. Friederich joined INBAR as Director in 2014. During […]
Farmers in Java and Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia lack information on teak cultivation and non-timber forest products, leaving them with inadequate skills to improve their livelihoods. By Enggar Paramita* Aside from irrigated rice, horticulture and plantation crops, both...
On Wednesday 6 December, INBAR was delighted to welcome Hon. Mereseini Vuniwaqa, Fiji’s Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation. Minister Vuniwaqa and a delegation – which included Dr. Josefa Koroivueta, the Ministry’s Permanent Secretary; Dr. Maria Doton, President of the Ba Women’s Forums; as well as representatives from the Embassy of Fiji in Beijing […]