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Signing of agreement for restoring Asian drylands: Landscape Partnership for Asia

20 Oct 2020

Date: 22 October 2020 Time: 16:00 – 17:00 UTC +9 Join with Zoom from here Seoul, Republic of Korea, 20 Oct 2020 – Leaders of the Asian Forest Cooperation Organization (AFoCO), World Agroforestry and Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR-ICRAF), Global EverGreening Alliance (Alliance) will sign on 22 October a landmark partnership agreement to restore […]

Brief on Laos’ NDC and forestry sector was launched at a knowledge sharing and closing event on the decade-long ASFCC partnership

04 Mar 2020

Inadequate data, institutional arrangements and methodologies for measuring outcomes could jeopardize achieving NDC targets JAKARTA – (Mar. 3, 2020) At a knowledge sharing and closing event in Jakarta last week, delegates celebrated over a decade of partnership, sharing lessons and results from the ASEAN Swiss Partnership on Social Forestry and Climate Change (ASFCC) funded by […]

Book Launch: Lessons from Community-Based Fire Prevention and Peatland Restoration

17 Jan 2020

In 2015, widespread fires in Indonesia created an air pollution crisis in Southeast Asia. Dry conditions and a delayed rainy season contributed to extensive landscape fires and haze that worsened the air quality in the region and the health of millions of people. CIFOR researchers found that the corresponding carbon dioxide-equivalent emissions totalled 1.2 billion tons. The […]