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This one-day experts symposium, organized by CIFOR, will connect more than 250 key actors from the finance, corporate, government and research sectors to accelerate investment in landscapes by linking funds to farms and forests.
Leveraging finance to support solutions for smallholders What will it take to make sustainable palm oil the norm?
Forestry mapping
DRIVERS OF DEFORESTATION
Using spatially and temporally explicit data, a new study quantifies the main agents of deforestation in South America between the years of 1990 – 2005.
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Satellite imagery: Mapping the world’s biomass to better tackle deforestation.

Gender
TRANSLATING GENDER THEORIES
Reflections on how to bridge gender theory and practice in environmental policy.
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Diversity: Why involving women in decision-making matters.

The Paris Agreement, the UN Sustainable Development Goals, 'Green Growth' strategies - what do they mean for forests and people in Asia-Pacific? Delve into these issues with CIFOR at the 2016 Asia-Pacific Rainforest Summit, an event hosted by the Government of Brunei and supported by the Australian Government. Below, some key issues that will be discussed at the Summit.
REDD+: Who is really bearing the cost of REDD+?
Logging: In Indonesia, legalizing timber production is tricky business.
Bonn Conference: A review of seven Asian countries’ plans to finance climate mitigation through land use.
Land tenure
LINKING LAND TO LIVELIHOODS
New study finds that securing land rights doesn't always guarantee better livelihoods for communities in Peru, Indonesia and Uganda.
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Sustainable Development
ALL BARK AND NO BITE
Why the trade of Prunus africana is unsustainable, and how to change it.
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FEATURED PUBLICATIONS
INFOBRIEF
A match made in Paris
The importance of adaptation-mitigation synergies in the land sector, as seen in the Paris Agreement.
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JOURNAL ARTICLE
Missing the forest for the trees?: Navigating the trade-offs between mitigation and adaptation under REDD
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Green growth rhetoric versus reality: Insights from Indonesia
INFOBRIEF
Results-based payments for REDD+: Lessons on finance, performance, and non-carbon benefits
JOURNAL ARTICLE
Economic and social importance of fuelwood in Cameroon
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Resource Development Coordinators
Team Leader, Forests and Human Well-Being
Senior Research Officer
Consultant for the study of the Politics of the Measuring, Reporting and Verification (MRV) System in Mexico
Host-Country Liaison Coordinator
UPCOMING EVENTS
Global Landscapes Forum : The Investment Case
6 June, Royal Society, London.
OSLO REDD Exchange 2016
4 - 15 June, Hotel Radisson Blu, Oslo, Norway.
Forestry in the new development frameworks
15 June, Kungl. Skogs- Och Lantbruksakademien, Sweden.
53rd ATBC 2016
19 June, THE CORUM, Montpellier, France.
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