Online training: CIFOR presents forest rehabilitation findings from Asia

Now online: CIFOR scientist Dr. Ani Adiwinata Nawir presents a synthesis of findings from studies conducted in China, Indonesia, the Philippines and Vietnam for the Environmental Leadership & Training Initiative (ELTI) online course ‘Ensuring sustainable tropical forest rehabilitation: Lessons learnt from a comparative analysis across Asia.’ Nawir introduces the methodological framework used and explains the results of studies on forest rehabilitation initiatives in the four mentioned countries, before concluding with lessons learned for future initiatives.

ELTI provides policy makers, individuals in technical positions, community representatives, indigenous leaders, and other key actors from relevant sectors of society with training and leadership programs in order to transfer knowledge, tools, skills, and contacts to advance the protection and management of forest ecosystems. The aim of ELTI is to contribute to the conservation and restoration of forest ecosystems and biodiversity in tropical regions of Latin America and Asia. ELTI is a joint initiative of Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies and Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute.

All four parts of the online course can be seen on YouTube: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4.