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Last checked: 2014/09/02 17:27:24
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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 ...

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