About 16 Results found. From 1997 - 2015
News - 20 Mar 2015It’s a forest, not a ‘museum’: What sustainable development means in the tropics
Research shows forests contribute across many of the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
News - 12 Jan 2015In ‘charcoal landscape,’ data on deforestation, emissions hidden in the ashes
In regions considered remote by African standards, monitoring the charcoal industry is painstaking work.
News - 25 Jun 2014Once there was a lake: Study highlights complexity of vulnerability to environmental change
Without consultation, central governments risk making a bad situation worse.
News - 11 Apr 2014Weather patterns, urbanization add to pressures on Zambia’s forests
Agricultural hardships turn local people toward unsustainable charcoal production in search of income.
Video - 30 Jan 2014Finding a balance among charcoal, timber and livelihoods in Zambia
Scientists set up to find the drivers of charcoal production in Zambia and the socio-economic implications.
News - 23 Jan 2014Zambia report urges local controls over charcoal, timber trades
Deforestation due to charcoal production have been exacerbated by reduced controls, limited monitoring and ineffective law enforcement.
News - 27 Oct 2013Causes of deforestation getting lost in REDD+ rhetoric – analysis
Getting behind the “real problem” means tackling the causes of deforestation and forest degradation, known as the “drivers.”
News - 9 Sep 2013Charcoal, chickens and a conservation conundrum in Peru
Charcoal in a different light; not cause of deforestation, but instead a helpful source of income for a lot of very poor people.
News - 16 Jul 2013Carbon research in Zambia forests to help build REDD+ strategy
The Nyimba Forest Project aims to build a comprehensive picture of forest use and management in Zambia.
Event Coverage - 30 Nov 2012Brave new world: the global trends changing the future of deforestation
The next 20 years are not going to be like the last 20 years... greater pressures from the international trade of commodities expected.
21 Nov 2012Forest communities in Cameroon cannot adapt to climate change alone
YAOUNDE, Cameroon (14 November, 2012)_New research shows rural communities in Cameroon rely heavily on forests for everything from their nutritional and...