To be successful, money pledged to protect forests must tackle the underlying drivers of deforestation.
Lessons from Developed Country Land Use Change and Forestry Greenhouse Gas Accounting & Reporting
This working paper analyzes developed country experience to date in relation to implementation of the LULUCF (land use, land use change and forestry) provisions of the Kyoto Protocol.
A new map shows a world of opportunity for restoration of forest landscapes. COP-15 negotiators should take note.
Note: This map was updated in December, 2010. View the most recent version here.
This map shows areas where global forests have great potential for recovery.
Distributional Mechanisms and Emerging Links with Poverty Alleviation and Equity
This working paper documents a study of the Cameroonian forest taxation system, examining the distribution practices of the government.
Forest Revenue-Sharing in Cameroon
This Forest Note summarizes findings from case studies of
three rural councils in Cameroon regarding implementation of the government's annual forestry fee revenue-sharing system from 2000-2002....
New targets and deforestation numbers put Brazil in the spotlight.
Ecosystem Services is playing a growing role in Brazilian environmental law.
Building Readiness for REDD by Supporting Developing Countries in the Fight Against Illegal Logging
If reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (REDD) is to work effectively, developing countries will need support to build the capacities required for enforcing their own laws and regulations. At present, timber production that violates the developing country’s own laws both...