29 November 2013
Costa Rica has adopted a mix of economic and regulatory policies to protect its forests – the eclectic mix of ingredients could be judged a recipe for success.
28 November 2013
Organisations of forest farmers have much to offer society —if they get the support they need from governments, donors, the private sector and NGOs.
14 October 2013
A new publication provides communities and nongovernmental organisations with effective tools to secure equitable access to land and other natural resources.
1 October 2013
Greater investment in locally controlled forestry in Mexico has potential to bring social, environmental and economic benefits.
23 August 2013
Smallholder forest-farms are increasingly coming into competition with large-scale investors. Global demand for food, feed, fuel and fibre products is putting a squeeze on forested land.
18 July 2013
While many Nepali subsistence farmers happily combine forestry and agriculture on their land, there is little integration between the two sectors in the country’s policy and administration.
17 May 2013
An unlikely sounding tuber could help local farmers achieve a landscape of community forestry in all but name in Myanmar.
4 April 2013
Many Latin American countries are showing how the pursuit of low-carbon strategies can create ‘win-win’ scenarios for economic growth and forest protection.
20 March 2013
With growing Chinese investment in Africa’s forests and timber, could stronger China-Africa dialogue help ensure good management of forests and the timber trade?
18 March 2013
Consumer demand for palm oil is growing fast. How do we reduce the forest footprint of commodities like palm oil, and increase demand for ‘deforestation-free’ ones?