Indigenous rights, West Africa’s unheard plus CIFOR heads to Asia-Pacific Forestry Week
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Sônia Guajajara at Global Landscapes Forum, Bonn, an Indigenous special
What the world can learn from West Africa’s unheard, a complete video series
New study: Increasing ecosystem carbon good for species
Climate change cannot be solved without rights

The environmental crises we face together cannot be solved without Indigenous rights. Protector of the Amazon, activist and politician Sônia Guajajara joins a stellar line-up of speakers at this weekend’s Global Landscapes Forum, Bonn. With the world’s leading movers and shakers all under one roof, GLF, Bonn will shape a landmark standard on global rights. Be part of the movement in person, or via the Digital Edition.
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FORESTS NEWS
What the world can learn from West Africa’s unheard
Listen to seven different voices living and working in the forest-farm interface. Whilst some build their future on the shea tree, others face displacement thanks to national park borders. In this mosaic landscape, there is marriage, wildfires and worried grandparents.
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Increasing ecosystem carbon good for species
In 12 landscapes across seven countries, scientists explore the impact of payments to increase ecosystem carbon on species
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Cameroon forest superfoood scores best for women’s health
With an iron content 85 percent higher than spinach, a new study suggests forest leaf, ‘eru’ is key to lower anemia rates in Cameroon
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CIFOR at Asia-Pacific Forestry Week
Forests play an essential role in meeting global goals to mitigate the impact of climate change and improve livelihoods. Join CIFOR as it hosts 26 events addressing finance, REDD+, peatlands and more
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PUBLICATIONS
Forests: When natural regeneration is unrealistic
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Nature’s contributions to people in mountains
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Decentralization of government and forestry in Indonesia
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EVENTS
Join GLF in New York City for a rare opportunity to shape the upcoming UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration
Consult with countries and key stakeholders on the content and focus of the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration 2021 – 2030. Explore in-depth key global ecosystem restoration needs: forests/agriculture, wetlands/peatlands, mountains, drylands/rangelands and oceans/coasts.
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GLF Luxembourg 2019
28 - 30 November, Luxembourg – GLF Luxembourg promises a ground-breaking conference to mainstream sustainable finance in a world of new challenges and unprecedented opportunities. Limited seats available. Pre-register here. 
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SBSTA: Result-based payments (RBP) for REDD+: Experiences and ways forward
Tuesday, 25 June 2019 Bonn Room. 15:00-16:30 World Conference Center
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INBAR Garden at International Horticultural Exhibition 2019
29 April - 07 October 2019, Yanqing District, Beijing, China
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5th Annual FLARE Network Meeting
23 - 25 Aug 2019, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, United States
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Forests, Trees and Agroforestry new website

The CGIAR Research Program on Forests, Trees and Agroforestry’s new website is live! You can now easily access FTA news, publications, videos and data. With more than 8000 publications, over 200 datasets and 74 spatial data maps, that’s a lot of browsing. Get started here today!

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