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Planning to make a fresh climate commitment, release new research or launch a groundbreaking initiative? Apply before 30 September to secure a sought-after space at the Global Landscapes Forum: Climate Action for Sustainable Development.

  • Exhibitions will be an integral part of this year’s Forum and a great opportunity to present new projects and/or your organization’s work. Apply to host an exhibition by 7 October.
  • Calling all young professionals and students! Will you be in Morocco for COP 22, and are you looking to strengthen your facilitation skills? Apply here by 30 September to become a youth facilitator and dive right into GLF's high-level forums.
  • Register to join us at the event and define the future of land use alongside COP 22.
Oil palm
DECONSTRUCTING DEFORESTATION
A new study analyzes four decades of satellite images – overturning assumptions about the role of industrial plantations in Borneo forest loss.
Green economy
INVESTING IN PEATLANDS
How extra cash generated from Indonesia’s new tax amnesty program could boost the country’s economy- and environment.
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LANDSCAPES: The political economy of fire and haze in Indonesia
Climate change
MAKING THE LINK
Analyzing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), their targets and their links to the implementation of the Paris Agreement in the context of forests and landscapes.
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Paris Agreement: Now that the Agreement is signed, what’s next?
Restoration
REVERSING DEFORESTATION
Key lessons from China on Forest Landscape Restoration (FLR)
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Land Use: What can Ethiopia learn from China about restoring its degraded landscapes?
Conservation: Scaling up ecological restoration in Latin America
Blue carbon
A MAP OF THE WORLD’S WETLANDS
A new interactive map that plots the distribution of wetlands and their carbon stocks could be a key tool in fighting climate change.
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Mangroves: Indonesia’s best hope for slowing climate change
FEATURED PUBLICATIONS
JOURNAL ARTICLE
Mapping bushmeat hunting pressure in Central Africa.
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JOURNAL ARTICLE
Gender Equality as an Entitlement: An Assessment of the UN Women’s Report on Gender Equality and Sustainable Development 2014
JOURNAL ARTICLE
China’s conversion of cropland to forest program: a systematic review of the environmental and socioeconomic effects
JOURNAL ARTICLE
Smallholder Forestry in the Western Amazon: Outcomes from Forest Reforms and Emerging Policy Perspectives
JOURNAL ARTICLE
Women’s participation in REDD+ national decision-making in Vietnam
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General Call for Applications – Consultant Roster
UPCOMING EVENTS
IUFRO International and Multi-disciplinary Scientific Conference
4 - 7 October 2016, IPB International Convention Center, Indonesia.
World Congress Silvo-Pastoral System 2016
27 - 30 Sep 2016, UEVORA University, Portugal.
FOOD 2030 Conference: Research and Innovation for Tomorrow’s Nutrition and Food Systems
12 - 13 Oct 2016, Square – Brussels Meeting Centre, Belgium.
First Latin American Ecosystem Services Partnership Conference
16 Oct 2016 - 21 Nov 2016, International Center for Tropical Agriculture CIAT, Colombia.
2016 PEFC Forest Certification Week
14 - 18 Nov 2016, Sheraton Bali Kuta Resort, Indonesia.
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