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Plinio Sist : « Il est urgent d’agir pour la restauration des écosystèmes forestiers tropicaux à l’échelle des territoires »

Le phénomène de déforestation n’est pas récent. Celui de déforestation massive l’est beaucoup plus. Or celle-ci relève depuis plusieurs décennies déjà d’une problématique environnementale et sociétale cruciale. Les principales stratégies à l’œuvre aujourd’hui pour lutter contre le phénomène mettent l’accent d’une part sur la conservation des forêts existantes et d’autre part sur la restauration des […]

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International Forests Day: Two heads look to a future of restoration

Robert Nasi is Director-General of Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR,) Tony Simons is Director-General of World Agroforestry Center (ICRAF.) At the beginning of this month the UN announced they will be pulling in political support and financial muscle to back a decade long program of ecosystem restoration. This announcement rides a growing realisation that […]

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Déforestation à Madagascar : concilier développement et conservation de la biodiversité

Le président de la République malgache, Andry Rajoelina, a dévoilé un ambitieux plan de reforestation lors du One Planet Summit le 14 mars à Nairobi. Cette annonce fait suite à des résultats récents publiés par le Cirad dans Biological Conservation et cités dans une communication du président malgache à son conseil des ministres le 27 […]

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Deforestation in Madagascar: balancing development and biodiversity conservation

The President of the Republic of Madagascar, Andry Rajoelina, unveiled an ambitious reforestation plan at the One Planet Summit on 14 March in Nairobi. This announcement followed on from the recent findings published by CIRAD in Biological Conservation and cited in a communication by the President of Madagascar to his Council of Ministers on 27 […]

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Multidimensional training among Latin America’s restoration professionals

The ambitious restoration commitments made by Latin American countries have increased the demand for professionals having multidimensional training in ecological… The post Multidimensional training among Latin America’s restoration professionals appeared first on Center for International Forestry Research. Source: CIFOR publications

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Integrating bioenergy and food production on degraded landscapes in Indonesia for improved socioeconomic and environmental outcomes

Growing bioenergy crops on degraded and underutilized land is a promising solution to meet the requirement for energy security, food… The post Integrating bioenergy and food production on degraded landscapes in Indonesia for improved socioeconomic and environmental outcomes appeared first on Center for International Forestry Research. Source: CIFOR publications

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EU strikes palm oil blow, kids bunk off for their future, air pollution worse than smoking

In Forests News last week: Palm oil’s complex land conflicts Oil palm plantations are encroaching into state owned forest areas in Indonesia. The issues are complex, researchers say, as they come together to advise on government policies and action. Unlocking the secrets of tropical trees A young Congolese researcher finds that though certain trees are […]

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Environment and sustainable development: IRD, CIRAD and UNEP sign a cooperation framework agreement

IRD, CIRAD and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) have just signed a framework agreement for scientific cooperation during the One Planet Summit held in Nairobi (Kenya) on 14 March 2019. This multidisciplinary agreement concerns the major challenges of the global environment and sustainable development. Source: CIRAD News

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Guía Práctica Para El Proceso De Titulación De Comunidades Nativas

The post Guía Práctica Para El Proceso De Titulación De Comunidades Nativas appeared first on Center for International Forestry Research. Source: CIFOR publications

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La Sécurisation Foncière et la Restauration des Paysages et des Forêts à Boeny, Madagasacar

Presented by Steven Lawry (CIFOR Principal Scientist) on CIFOR-ESSA-GIZ/Madagascar (ProPFR), March 13th, 2019 Source: CIFOR presentations

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