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IUFRO The Advocate for Forest Science.
At the UN Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) meeting in Hyderabad, India, the IUFRO-led GFEP successfully presented some emerging key messages of its current assessment on the relationship between biodiversity, forest management and potential REDD+ activities. With input of more than 50 leading scientists from around the world, this assessment will constitute the first comprehensive analysis to date of the relationship between biodiversity, forest management and REDD+. It seeks to provide decision-makers with most up-to-date scientific information on how these complex relationships may be affected by management activities implemented to achieve REDD+ objectives. The assessment report will be officially launched on the occasion of the next UN climate convention (UNFCCC) meeting from 26 November to 7 December 2012 in Doha, Qatar.
Casuarina generates livelihood opportunities for farmers and agriculture-dependent labor force. An international workshop in Chennai, India, focused on this important species group.
The International Conference on Adopting REDD+ for Conservation, Sustainable Community Livelihood and Climate Change Mitigation held in Hong Kong searched for answers to this question.
Horizon 2020 is the new EU funding programme for research and innovation running over a seven year period (2014 to 2020).
Diverse aspects of the relationship between biodiversity and population in the context of climate disturbance were discussed at a meeting in December at the University of Antananarivo, Madagascar.
The 2013 Workshop on Decision Support Systems and the ForestDSS Community of Practice presented research and development of decision support systems for sustainable forest management and policy...