A new map shows a world of opportunity for restoration of forest landscapes. COP-15 negotiators should take note.
How Spatial Analysis Can Guide Pro-Poor Water and Sanitation Planning in Uganda
This report presents maps and analyses designed to inform the policies surrounding poverty reduction efforts in Uganda and to help reach the 2015 national targets on safe drinking water and improved sanitation.
En 2005, la République Démocratique du Congo (RDC) a lancé un vaste processus de révision des titres d'exploitation historiques afin de les mettre en conformité avec le code forestier adopté récemment.
Please see our Congo Basin Forest Atlases page for the latest versions of our Congo Basin Atlases, along with links to online interactive maps, desktop mapping applications, GIS data,...
How Spatial Analysis Can Benefit Wetlands and Reduce Poverty in Uganda
Drawing on Uganda’s rich baseline of wetland data and poverty mapping, this report provides a detailed examination of the links between ecosystem services and the location of poor communities and presents practical lessons for policy-makers across government.
Total forest clearing over the study period is estimated to be 27.2 million
A Guide for Decision Makers
Presents various methods that use ecosystem services—the benefits of nature such as food, fuel, natural hazard protection, pollination, and spiritual sustenance—to enable decision makers to link ecosystems and economic development.
This map shows logging concessions and protected areas in the Republic of Congo in 2008. It distinguishes between active and non active logging concessions, and includes roads and other land cover types.
This map shows forest land allocation in the national forest estate in Cameroon as of June 2006. It includes information about the different categories of land use within the permanent and the non permanent forest estates.
The choice of Bali as the location for the 2007 U.N. climate conference, currently underway, is significant because Indonesia is home to the world’s third largest remaining intact tropical forest (following only Brazil and the Democratic Republic of Congo). This makes it crucial in the fight against global warming.
At this year's conference, there has been much focus on offsetting carbon emissions by preventing deforestation -- a concept known as "avoided deforestation" or Reduced Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation (REDD).