ABOUT THE WRITER
Catriona Moss has recently joined the Communications team at CIFOR. After studying journalism at Cardiff University in Wales, she then went on to travel around South America. It was during a conservation volunteer placement in the Amazon rainforest, Ecuador, that she gained a real passion for learning about and protecting rainforests. Since then her career has been in humanitarian and development communications having worked for the Big Issue magazine in South Africa, Muslim Aid UK, Oxfam UK and the Overseas Development Institute. As well as a love for blogging and creative writing, she is also a keen filmmaker.
BY THIS WRITER
Video - 5 Oct 2012Nitrous oxide and methane: the forgotten gases in the forests and climate change debate
Countries face huge technical challenge in the accurate measurement of greenhouse gas emissions.
Event Coverage - 28 Jun 2012Norway may boost REDD+ funding to support green growth
Norway is eager to fund performance-based payments in bilateral REDD+ agreements.
Event Coverage - 26 Jun 2012REDD+ a “game changer” in the move towards a global green economy, says Norwegian Minister
"We cannot guarantee success, but we cannot fail because we did not try hard enough."
Event Coverage - 22 Jun 2012“Landscape approaches” can end the debate that pits agriculture against forests, say experts
The landscape approach combines multiple land uses in an integrated, complementary manner.
Event Coverage - 20 Jun 2012Nepalese community forestry expert: ‘With green forests comes a green economy’
Focus should not only be on protecting forests for communities, but also supporting rural development.
Event Coverage - 18 Jun 2012Brazil must go “beyond enforcement” to protect Amazon for Green economy
Tenure reform and expanding livelihood opportunities remain top priorities in curbing Amazon deforestation.
Interview - 20 Mar 2012Female negotiators at Rio+20 must forge common front to give a voice to forest-dependent women
Barriers for women range from institutional factors to "disparaging attitudes and comments from male colleagues".
15 Mar 2012Well-managed logging concession areas could boost REDD+ carbon stocks in Congo Basin
DOUALA, Cameroon (15 March, 2012)_A new CIFOR project in the Congo Basin is hoping to bolster scientific evidence that proves sustainable timber production...