News Update: Signature of the Paris Agreement, mapping forests, using timber plantations to boost conservation, and more…
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Forestry mapping
UNDER THE CANOPY
Combining large-scale biomass maps with satellite data offers a more accurate way to calculate forest biomass and as a result, better tackle deforestation.
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Maps: Satellites can mislead- policy makers beware!

REDD+
APPLYING LOCAL LESSONS
How 23 REDD+ initiatives in Brazil, Peru, Indonesia, Tanzania, Cameroon and Vietnam are shaping national strategies.
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Conservation: Implementing REDD+ among indigenous communities in the Peruvian Amazon.

Land use
SWITCHING FROM SWIDDEN
By converting to agroforestry, farmers in Indonesia could reap major benefits.
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Deforestation
THE SUGAR OR THE TREES
Growing more sugarcane can support food security in Indonesia, but it could come at the cost of forests.
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GLF: The Investment Case
AT THE FRONTIER OF SUSTAINABLE INVESTMENTS
The agenda has it all: From the impact of mobile phone banking and blockchains on land use to a Dragon’s Den assessing newest landscape investment proposals.
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Sustainable Development Goals
IMPORTANCE OF INTEGRATION
Why a shift towards integrated monitoring of the SDGs is necessary.
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Conservation
A PRIME SOLUTION
How timber plantations could boost forest conservation.
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FEATURED PUBLICATIONS
JOURNAL ARTICLE
Does the gender composition of forest and fishery management groups affect resource governance and conservation outcomes? A systematic map
How gender composition of forest and fishery management groups affect resource governance.
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JOURNAL ARTICLE
Hotspots of tropical land use emissions: patterns, uncertainties, and leading emission sources for the period 2000–2005
JOURNAL ARTICLE
Institutional effectiveness of REDD+ MRV: Countries progress in implementing technical guidelines and good governance requirements
INFOBRIEF
Beyond the technical: The politics of developing the MRV system in Peru
JOURNAL ARTICLE
Characterizing Forest Change Using Community-Based Monitoring Data and Landsat Time Series
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Climate Action 2016
5 - 6 May, University of Maryland College, United States.
Bonn Climate Change Conference 2016
16 - 26 May, Bonn, Germany.
Global Landscapes Forum: The Investment Case 2016
6 June, Royal Society, London.
Oslo REDD Exchange 2016
14 - 15 June, Hotel Radisson Blu, Oslo, Norway.
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