About 37 Results found. From 1997 - 2015
News - 17 Feb 2014Forests and climate change in Latin America – Five issues to watch in 2014
COP20, political attention on forests, land rights, carbon markets and new monitoring tools are high on the agenda in 2014.
Video - 4 Feb 2014FACT FILE — What are the Sustainable Development Goals?
Discussions on global goals focus on improved livelihoods, food security, ecosystem services, biodiversity and resource efficiency.
DG’s Column - 29 Jan 2014Forests feature in final UN meeting for framing Sustainable Development Goals
The need to demonstrate how fundamentally important forests and forestry are for sustainable development
Feature - 5 Nov 2013Five questions about Sustainable Development Goals and the potential role of landscapes
Scientists note need for a shift from conservation-oriented perspectives towards increasing integration of poverty alleviation goals.
DG’s Column - 4 Oct 2013A Sustainable Development Goal on Landscapes: Setting the agenda at COP19 in Warsaw
If anchored in the SDGs, a landscape framework can provide a crucial link between global goals and local land use.
DG’s Column - 4 Apr 2013Could the Sustainable Development Goals include Landscapes?
Thinking about landscapes in the context of SDGs should come naturally.
Video - 16 Jan 2013Trouble ahead if forests and adaptation are not considered in the post Rio+20 era
The potential role of forests in climate change adaptation is yet to be properly explored.
DG’s Column - 14 Jan 2013Measuring sustainable development must be made simple and affordable
What do we mean by sustainable progress, and more importantly how do we measure it?
DG’s Column - 2 Nov 2012Sustainable forestry à la Sweden
Forestry is not about trees, it is about people. And it is only about trees insofar as it serves the needs of people.
Analysis - 30 Jul 2012Private sector “must tap into expanding sustainable markets” to protect Amazon: CIFOR expert
The private sector has the potential to play an important role shaping the development pathways in the Amazon region.
Make it rain: Planting forests could help drought-stricken regions
Scientists at Rio+20 are promoting the use of forests for influencing rainfall and adapting to climate change.