About 69 Results found. From 1997 - 2015
News - 28 Jan 2016Farms vs. forests? A more nuanced look at agrarian change
Agrarian change happens at the landscape scale, but making the transition to sustainable agriculture requires an understanding of local benefits and trade-offs.
Feature - 16 Jun 2015WEST AFRICA SPECIAL: In Burkina Faso, disappearing rains and new realities
"When they showed us a map of the resources in our village, we realized that we could lose all our forest.”
News - 9 Jun 2015Palmed off: Women lose in West Kalimantan oil palm boom
Low wages for long, difficult and insecure work.
Analysis - 29 May 2015Countdown to Paris: 10 climate concerns related to forests and land use
Everything from human rights to the Green Climate Fund will be up for discussion.
News - 6 May 2015Frontier expansion: Lessons from Bolivia and Pará, Brazil.
“Both regions have experienced a different mix of failure and success.”
News - 4 May 2015We need to protect Congo’s forests against shifting cultivation… or do we?
Little conclusive evidence links swidden production with deforestation in the DRC.
News - 24 Apr 2015The big spill: Intensive farming alters soils in forest remnants, study finds
Researchers discover high levels of nitrogen, phosphorus, uranium and cadmium.
News - 1 Apr 2015In Indonesia, local communities lose out as oil palm expands
Research in West Papua highlights stark reality for indigenous communities.
News - 10 Mar 2015Study: As forests, grasslands gave way to farms, soil carbon emissions soared
Low carbon strategies are available, but implementation can be complex.
Event Coverage - 15 Dec 2014Small farmers in Peru build climate resilience with innovation, ‘living lab’
“Local capacity to innovate is really crucial for resilience,” says representative of International Institute for Environment and Development.