2017 - Freesia Room, 15 floor, Twin Plaza hotel Jakarta, Jakarta, Indonesia.
In Indonesia, the dissolution of the National Council on Climate Change (DNPI) and the National Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation Agency (BP REDD+), and its subsequent merger into the Ministry of Forestry and Environment, disrupted REDD+ policy processes.
2017 - AF Borgen, Lund, Sweden.
Conversion of natural habitats into degraded lands or forests is a major threat to sustainable development all over the world.…
Research and policy around community forest concessions in Peten: Progress, lessons and pending challenges
2017 - Hotel Casona del Lago, Calle Litoral, Santa Elena, Peten, Guatemala.
In 1990, the Guatemalan State established the Maya Biosphere Reserve (MBR), the largest protected area in the country. About forty…
2017 - Aryaduta Hotel, Pekanbaru, Indonesia.
In Indonesia, forest, land and peat fires are overwhelmingly driven by economic forces, as fires are the most cost-effective means of land clearing. Illegal land transactions assist in speeding such processes, with fires an important tool in clearing land to prepare areas for plantation crops as mechanized land clearing exists, but with prohibitive costs. To obtain multi stakeholder perspectives on how the implementation of laws and best practices can reduce fires and haze, CIFOR in collaboration with University of Riau conduct one-day national policy dialogue, to share lesson learned the role of local laws (PERDA) to strengthen national laws, among others.
2017 - IITA Campus, Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo.
CIFOR’s Global Comparative Study on Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (GCS REDD+) project has been researching and monitoring REDD+ development since 2009. Deforestation and forest degradation produce 70 percent of tropical land-use emissions and account for 10–11 percent of net global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Through comparative studies of REDD+ implementation around the world, the GCS REDD+ project takes stock of international, national and subnational REDD+ experiences to identify challenges and opportunities in designing and implementing REDD+ policies and projects.
2017 - Foz do Iguassu, Paraná, Brazil.
The Society for Ecological Restoration (SER) will host its seventh biennial World Conference in Foz do Iguassu, Paraná, Brazil from…
Presentation of the results of the safeguards and benefit sharing distribution study: National experiences
2017 - Hotel El Señorial, Sala Llaqta, Lima, Peru.
CIFOR and the Peruvian NGO DAR will hold a half-day event in Lima, Peru, to present initial findings of the REDD+ Safeguards and Benefit Sharing Distribution Study, which involves forest communities of the San Martin and Junin regions in Peru.