Sustainable forestry management can help developing countries achieve economic growth while protecting natural resources and wildlife habitats. Forestry projects can also help offset carbon dioxide emissions.
(Photo credit: Manfred Mielke/USDA Forest Service/Bugwood.org)
A pledge to increase support for biodiversity targets in developing countries is welcome, but care for indigenous people is vital too.
We need to know more about how smallholder agroforestry can help farmers adapt to climate change, write James Roshetko and Rodel Lasco.
Scientists can help advance policies to promote agricultural practices that can reduce emissions and boost yields.
24 January 2012
Planting trees in dryland regions can negatively impact biodiversity, and policies must promote the practice on a smaller scale.
18 April 2011
Source: NCCR North-South
Projects in Africa helping small farms make use of the carbon market can help reduce poverty, say researchers.
17 June 2013
Hydropower plans in tropical regions should consider the effect of future deforestation on the water supply, says a study.
2 April 2013