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Last checked: 2014/09/21 18:43:58
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Natural systems and climate change resilience in the Lower Mekong Basin: future directions for biodiversity, agriculture and livelihoods in a rapidly changing environment (2014/9/17)
This report finds that despite the diversity of livelihoods and ecosystems In the Lower Mekong Basin, most sectors’ resilience to climate change is dependent on health natural ecosystems. This report draws on climate change and natural systems ...
Payments for nature values: market and non-market instruments (2014/6/18)
A central element in the international negotiations on resource mobilization under the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) is to broaden the basis for financing the implementation of the convention. The issue of payments for natu ...
Evidence linking community level tenure and forest condition: An annotated bibliography (2014/6/16)
This annotated bibliography provides evidence that community tenure over forests can result in more forest cover and more species-rich forests, less deforestation and degradation, and fewer fires than some other approaches to protecting forests. The ...
Lessons from implementing, adapting and sustaining community-based adaptive marine resource management (2014/6/6)
This brief explores lessons from community experience of implementing management plans for community-based adaptive resource management in Solomon Islands. It focuses on the lessons learned from the different stages of: implementing, adapting and su ...
Emerging insights into governance and sustainable management of Africa’s natural ecosystems (2014/6/6)
The rapid economic growth in African countries must be reconciled with the maintenance of ecological processes and biodiversity. The importance of maintaining healthy ecosystems to support development objectives is increasingly acknowledged, and gov ...
An Integrated Assessment of the Effects of Natural and Human Disturbances on a Wetland Ecosystem: A Retrospective from Phobjikha Conservation Area, Bhutan (2014/5/24)
This report argues that, in the context of climate change, sustaining and restoring wetlands is considered a cost-effective strategy for climate adaptation that also brings co-benefits related to poverty reduction and biodiversity conservation. Its ...
Evaluation Cooperation. Rainforest Foundation Norway. Forum Kerjasama LSM Papua (FOKER). Papua and West Papua Provinces, Indonesia (2014/5/22)
Background: Rainforest Foundation Norway (RFN) started working with Forum Kerjasama LSM Papua (FOKER) in 2008, a network for CSOs in Papua and West Papua provinces with 118 member organizations. FOKER’s mandate is to do advocacy related to dev ...
Pacific Integrated Island Management Principles, case studies and lessons learned (2014/5/15)
Integrated Island Management (IIM), aims to respond to the unique circumstances of small island ecosystems through development of holistic integrated management systems that operate at the scale of ecological, social or physical processes within, an ...
Population and poaching of African rhinos across African range states (2014/4/15)
This report analyses rhino number data and poaching statistics in Africa, focusing particularly on Southern Africa. The paper underlines that private rhino ownership has contributed to the overall success of increasing rhino numbers in South Africa. ...
Poverty, poaching and trafficking: what are the links? (2014/4/11)
This paper looks into the links between poverty, poaching and trafficking, indicating that this subject has been under-researched and poorly understood. The paper admits that there is little hard evidence to support the claim that poaching occurs be ...
Fact sheet. Project: Analysis of the Impacts of Urban Land Use and Climate Change on Coastal Forest Ecosystem and Management (IULUCC - CFM) (2014/3/29)
Coastal forests are among the hotspots of biodiversity and therefore critical for conservation in Tanzania. However, most of the previous climate change mitigation efforts in Tanzania focused on participatory forest management in rural areas and did ...
Fact sheet. Project: Comparative study of incentive options for forest - based emissions reduction, biodiversity conservation and livelihood improvement; Case of Kilwa and Lindi Districts (2014/3/27)
The project entails a comparative study on incentive options for forest-based emissions reduction, biodiversity conservation and livelihood improvement, comparing villages with REDD+/PFM (Participatory Forest Managment) and without REDD+/PFM and als ...
Fact sheet. Project: Climate Change, Non - Timber Forest Products and Livelihood of Forest Dependent Communities - Impacts, Vulnerability and Adaptation in Tanzania (2014/3/27)
Over 20 million Tanzanians depend on Non-Timber Forest Products (NTFPs) for their livelihood, but the extent to which NTFPs and community livelihoods are vulnerable to climate change is not well established. The coping strategies of these communitie ...
Vulnerability assessment of important habitats for migratory species: Examples from Eastern Asia and Northern Australia. (2014/3/22)
The impacts of Climate Change on biodiversity are already visible. Studies show clearly that changes in distribution and behaviour of a large number of species are the consequence of shifts in local or regional climate, weather patterns and resultin ...
Governing Africa’s mangroves: a sustainable future (2014/3/7)
Despite their widely recognised socioeconomic and ecological value, mangroves are among the world’s most threatened vegetation types. This brief argues that safeguarding mangroves will require urgent interventions aimed at ensuring that their ...
Creating a sustainable food future: A menu of solutions to sustainably feed more than 9 billion people by 2050 (2014/1/31)
With population growth and development creating ever-more demand for food (noted here as comprising two-thirds and one-third a function of the increase respectively), humanity faces a growing food gap between what will be needed in 2050, and what ca ...
Diversifying Food and Diets: Using agricultural biodiversity to improve nutrition and health (2014/1/24)
This book addresses the biodiversity dimensions of the challenge of eradicating hunger and malnutrition and makes the case for re-examining food systems and diets. The book is also intended to be used as a tool and a guide to promote the use of biod ...
Integrating biodiversity and ecosystem services in the post-2015 development agenda: Goal structure, target areas and means of implementation (2014/1/16)
Published in the open access journal Sustainability, this paper examines the integration of biodiversity and ecosystem services (BES) into the post-2015 development agenda. Present discussions at the United Nations on defining a new set of developme ...
Aligning Biodiversity Compensation and REDD+: a primer on integrating private sector conservation financing schemes in the tropics and sub-tropics (2014/1/9)
This paper presents a conceptual framework to begin integrating biodiversity compensation and REDD+ at project level. The additionality assessment from linking project-level conservation areas is covered at great length and the authors argue that th ...
Horizons of functional food production in Syria and its exportation to international markets: Russia as an example (2014/1/7)
F.F is a category that comprises an extended spectrum of foods and beverages, ranging from natural foods that contain functional components like lycopene in tomato and Omega-3 fatty acids in seafood, to fortified foods like calcium-fortificated oran ...
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