Amy is trying to understand the effectiveness, efficiency and benefits of pilot REDD+ initiatives in the Amazon.
Women laborers are regarded as capable only to do certain tasks, like rubbing the furniture with sandpaper or painting, while men can also do other work like heavy lifting.
Bogor, Indonesia (8 March, 2011) _ Today we celebrate International Women’s Day, “a global day celebrating the economic, political, and social achievements of women past, present, and future.
REDD+ was conceived primarily as a financial mechanism for reducing carbon emissions caused by forest destruction.
Echoing the “one size does not fit all” message of previous speakers who had underlined the importance of varied patterns and actors in landscape transformation, the experts on forest finance also cautioned against ignoring local diversity in the design of financing strategies.
While efforts to mitigate climate change are still dominating international discussions, vulnerable communities are faced with the onerous task of adapting to the inevitable.
Whether REDD will be effective is the hottest question in the forest and climate change arenas right now
Mangroves destroyed at a rate of around 150,000 hectares, or around 1 percent, each year, according to the UN Food and Agricultural Organization.
There were high hopes last year that world leaders at the COP15 climate change conference in Copenhagen would strike a deal on a forests conservation scheme, in which developed countries would pay developing countries to protect their forests.
More sustainable management of tropical wildlife is possible
Grow more food on less land? Agricultural intensification has intuitive appeal.
An interview with Dr John Ingram, professor at Oxford University
Green leaf ‘eru’ key to lower anemia rates, study suggests
Policy must consider social relationships, or women will be left behind
Rights emerge as greatest hope for healthy planet at weekend’s GLF Bonn 2019
People and rights should be addressed, alongside conservation