Agrarian change happens at the landscape scale, but making the transition to sustainable agriculture requires an understanding of local benefits and trade-offs.
Ahead of World Wetlands Day, research shows how protecting mangroves can mitigate sea level rise – while also helping them adapt to its effects.
Mangrove plantations in the Mekong Delta store just as much carbon as ones that regenerate naturally, research suggests.
How Brazil is making the case for responsible oil palm development.
In Vietnam, plans to develop REDD+ must go beyond the country’s Payments for Forest Environmental Services (PFES) program.
The trade in wild meat in Amazonian Colombia has stayed largely out of sight, and so has not been studied—until now.
Marginalized indigenous hunter-gatherers in the Congo prefer living in remote forests—but their lifestyles are under threat.
In indigenous communities in the Peruvian Amazon, men and women differ in how they use forests and participate in projects.
Corporations and government share the goal of sustainable economic development but each faces its own challenges – so which rules should apply?
The first in a series of articles on the illegal trade in wild meat in Colombia
Jane Tarh Takang is the former Coordinator of Women Organizing for Change in Agriculture and Natural Resource Management (WOCAN) West and Central Africa.
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.