Forests and forestry

Forest protection

International Conference: Working across Sectors to Halt Deforestation and Increase Forest Area – from Aspiration to Action

As a Collaborative Partnership on Forest (CPF) member, UNCCD is co-organizing the International Conference: Working across Sectors to Halt Deforestation and Increase Forest Area – from Aspiration to Action, which aims to provide substantive input, through UNFF13, to the High-level Political Forum (HLPF), the United ...

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Global Forest Watch launches mobile app Forest Watcher

GFW launched the new Forest Watcher mobile app today, designed to bring our powerful, real-time forest change data directly into the hands of people monitoring forests on the ground. Developed in partnership with the Jane Goodall Institute and Vizzuality, Forest Watcher allow users to monitor and report forest change, straight ...

RECOFTC launches Voices for Mekong Forests in Phnom Penh

The Center for People and Forests (RECOFTC) has launched a new five-year, EU-supported project ‘Voices for Mekong Forests’ (V4MF) in Phnom Penh, aiming to “strengthen the voices of non-state actors (NSA), including civil society, Indigenous Peoples and local community groups, to improve forest governance, sustainable ...

Statement of the Network of Indigenous Peoples in Thailand (NIPT) at the 7th AWG-SF Conference

Asia Indigenous Peoples’ Network (AIPP) has published the statement of the Network of Indigenous Peoples in Thailand (NIPT), delivered by AIPP Chair Kittisak Rattana at the 7th  ASEAN Working Group on Social Forestry in Chiang Mai, Thailand.Read the full statement below and at AIPP’s website.—ASEAN ...

Regional guidelines on public participation in environmental impact asessment

Mekong Partnership for the Environment (MPE)’s Regional Technical Working Group (RTWG) on Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) have invited public comment on their draft regional guidelines for public participation in EIA. See an introduction to the guidelines below and access the full set of guidelines at their website ...

MPE calls for comments on draft EIA participation guidelines

Mekong Partnership for the Environment has issued a call for public comments on the draft Regional Guidelines on Public Participation in Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA), developed by the Regional Technical Working Group on EIA. See below for the full text of the announcement.—— start ——You ...

Forest Trends releases report on the geography of REDD+ finance

Forest Trends have released a new report into financing for REDD+ financing for forest conservation projects via their Reddx initiative.Read the full text of the release and download the report from Forest Trends website.—The nearly $6 billion pledged to forest conservation in ten key countries ...

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