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The post New series assesses REDD+ safeguards from six angles appeared first on Forests Climate Change.
Local governments and groups are noticeably absent from wider talks on benefits.
The post Assessment of multilevel governance for benefit sharing appeared first on Forests Climate Change.
Indonesia’s new president announces plans to protect rainforest and peatlands, signalling a new direction for country with worst rate of deforestation in the world
Indonesia’s reforming new president is to crack down on the rampant deforestation and peatland destruction that has made the nation the world’s third largest emitter of climate-warming carbon dioxide.
Joko Widodo signalled the significant change of direction for Indonesia when he joined a local community in Sumatra in damming a canal designed to drain a peat forest. Halting the draining and burning of peatland will also tackle the forest fires which have trebled since 2011 and can pump smoke across the entire region.Continue reading...
Researchers analyze Parties’ positions on the question of further guidance for SIS
The post Consistency vs country-driven: The debate over guidance for Safeguard Information Systems appeared first on Forests Climate Change.
Two observers tell us what to expect from negotiations at COP20.
The post Backsliding, straightjackets and finance: A pre-Lima primer on the climate negotiations appeared first on Forests Climate Change.
The Participatory Forest Monitoring (PFM) approach has been generally emerging in forest landscape management across Asia region. Given its broad conceptual approach in engaging multi-stakeholder in monitoring forest resources ad ecosystem services for multi management purpose, it is necessary to have a broad participation of stakeholders.