Food and Biodiversity

Theme 4 – Forest landscapes for food and biodiversity

Food and biodiversity: Sloping lands in transition – ecosystem services and rural livelihoods

Watch video This session aimed to: 1) contribute to better understanding the implementation of programs that promote forestry for the provision of ecosystem services in smallholder-occupied hilly and mountainous lands in Southeast Asia, China and India; 2) critically assess their environmental performance, and political-economic and socio-cultural effects; 3) identify questions regarding upland communities’ ability to…

Food and biodiversity: Supporting forest livelihoods for food security, adaptation and mitigation

Watch video Landscape-based approaches to forest governance need to include non-timber forest products (NTFP) as an essential element in order to manage resources for food security, and climate change adaptation and mitigation. This session was based on the view that communities (especially in the developing world) acquire micronutrients and macronutrients from a wide variety of…