About 73 Results found. From 1997 - 2015
News - 26 Apr 2016Switching swidden to agroforestry – a small intervention with big potential in West Java
By converting to agroforestry, farmers in Indonesia could reap major environmental, economic and social benefits.
Video Q&A - 28 Mar 2016International Day of Forests 2016: Role of the private sector in forestry and sustainable landscapes
A conversation series with the Directors General of CIFOR and ICRAF: Part 2
News - 17 Feb 2016“Slash and burn” works, given time and space
If managed well, swidden farming in Borneo can provide vital ecosystem services and protect biodiversity, study says
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.
Analysis - 22 Jun 2015Monty Python and tropical forests. Really?
"What have the forests ever done for us?"
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.