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The Forests Dialogue (TFD)

We have 7 items tagged with ‘The Forests Dialogue (TFD)’.
  • A group of miners who are working the Kawa Ijen volcano in Java, Indonesia. The miners carry sulfur down the volcano and to the processing centre where the sulfur is weighed and the miner is paid (Photo: Adam Cohn, Creative Commons, via Flickr)

    Time to tell a new story about artisanal and small-scale mining: time for a new "indaba"

    As the mining sector gathers for the annual Indaba meeting, Steve Bass suggests that ongoing purposeful dialogue could make a big difference in tackling the problems facing the artisinal mining sector

    11 February 2015 | Blog | Natural resource management
  • A batch of palm oil fruit bunches in Borneo. Demand for palm oil is set to double by 2030. (Photo: Rainforest Action Network)

    Reducing forest footprints

    The Reducing Forest Footprints project aimed to reduce incentives for deforestation and the forest footprint of agricultural commodities

    12 September 2013 | Project | Forests
  • Seu Amilton showing his practices at the forest dialogue in Brazil

    The Forests Dialogue

    IIED is active in The Forests Dialogue, which is an international multi-stakeholder programme designed to spur collaborative action on high-priority issues facing the world's forests

    7 September 2013 | Project | Forests
  • Launch event of the China-Africa Forest Governance Platform in March 2013. Photo: Simon Lim

    Just forest governance

    The way forests are governed is crucial for affecting how local people benefit from forests. IIED helps secure local communities’ commercial rights to forests by using a ‘learning group approach’, which emphasises sharing tools and tactics that have worked. At the same time, we also look at measures to reduce demand for agricultural and forest products that result in deforestation or degradation.

    7 September 2013 | Article | Forests
  • A worker at a small sawmill in northern Costa Rica.

    Four Fs can connect communities and corporations for sustainable outcomes

    Connecting plans for producing food, fuel, fibre and forests can help smallholder farmers and large companies work together towards sustainable development -- but this is rarely done, say researchers who hope to address this.

    7 November 2012 | News | Forests
  • A man waters seedlings at a nursery at the Rukinga Wildlife Sanctuary in Kenya managed by Wildlife Works Carbon.

    Investment guide to ‘triple win’ from locally controlled forestry

    Discussions between investors and forest rights-holders have resulted in new guidance for investments that can create a ‘triple win’ of returns for investors, livelihood security for local communities and protection for forests

    24 September 2012 | News | Forests
  • Local voice, global forest, local forest, global voice

    Who had heard of G3 eighteen months ago? Nobody, because it didn’t exist.Yet an alliance known as The Three Rights Holders Group has had a strong presence at COP 16 in Cancun, manning an information booth and participating in various panels.The group’s message was a simple one, advocating for sustainable forest management and locally controlled forestry as a vital component in any realistic strategy going forward to address climate change mitigation and adaptation.So who is this group and where has it come from?

    17 January 2011 | Blog | Forests
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