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Ivitation video
26 June 2014

Invitation video to the 2014 Global Landscapes Forum, 6-7 December in Lima

This year’s Forum explores the role of landscapes in the future climate and development agenda. In this short video, Forum hosts Peter Holmgren of CIFOR, Achim Steiner of UNEP, and Peruvian Environment Minister Manuel Pulgar-Vidal invite organizations and individuals to […]

Bossio_Transforming Global Landscapes
20 June 2014

Large scale agriculture investments and the transformation of the global landscape

By the Global Donor Platform Secretariat Rapid land transformation driven by large scale investments is one of the big trends defining this century. In this virtual briefing for Platform members agriculture expert Deborah Bossio dismisses the cry for more investments […]

Pulgar-Vidal
24 May 2014

Concept of “environmental security” guides Peru’s approach to COP

In his keynote speech at the recent Forests Asia Summit, Peruvian environment minister and UNFCCC COP20 President calls for reframing the role of forests and landscapes in a new climate agreement. Forests and forested landscapes should not only be treated […]

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Presentations

Bossio_Transforming Global Landscapes
20 June 2014

Large scale agriculture investments and the transformation of the global landscape

By the Global Donor Platform Secretariat Rapid land transformation driven by large scale investments is one of the big trends defining this century. In this virtual briefing for Platform members agriculture expert Deborah Bossio dismisses the cry for more investments […]

Daju_UN
4 February 2014

Forests in a sustainable world – CIFOR presentation at the UN SDG meeting

Dr. Daju Resosudarmo of the Center for International Forestry Research will speak on “Forests in Sustainable Development” in the UN General Assembly on 4 February starting at 9 a.m. EST (4 p.m. GMT); her presentation will be shown live online at […]

farming girl
4 February 2014

FACT FILE: What are the Sustainable Development Goals?

The United Nations’ Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) will convene for its final meeting from 3-7 February 2014 in New York. The 30-member working group will focus on the role of biodiversity, forests and oceans in human […]

Presentations

Research Publications

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7 June 2014

Land use after Kyoto: new report identifies more opportunities than challenges for coherent approach

The Issue: Agricultural expansion, deforestation, the draining of wetlands and other land-use changes are significant sources of greenhouse gases – some estimate that they contribute to up to a third of global emissions. At the same time the sectors are […]

synthesis report
26 May 2014

New synthesis report: Financing Strategies for Integrated Landscapes Investments

The Issue: Global environmental and social trends like climate change, ecosystem degradation or unemployment and poverty in rural areas are affecting stakeholders at all levels. Farmers and foresters in developing countries often lack access to financial and other inputs while […]

What is the best way for science to effectively influence policy?
10 April 2014

New research: An assessment of REDD+ benefit sharing in six countries

The Issue: Early on in REDD+ development, “3Es” for REDD+ success were defined: efficiency, effectiveness and equity – yet, the latter cannot be objectively measured as different people have different conceptions of what is fair. In this regard, the design […]

Research Publications