The Governance of Forests Initiative

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logging truck transporting timber
  • agriculture
  • Forests
  • logging
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  • Forests
  • INSIDER
  • governance
  • REDD
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South Africa Hosts World Forestry Congress: 4 Big Opportunities for Progress

  • data
  • forest restoration
  • Forests
  • restoration
Illegal logging accounts for up to 90 percent of forestry activities in some key tropical production forests and 30 percent of globally traded wood. (Sumatra, Indonesia) Photo by CIFOR/Flickr.
  • data
  • forest restoration
  • Forests
  • restoration
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Extending Indonesia’s Forest Moratorium Is a Win for Business

  • deforestation
  • economy
  • biodiversity
  • Business
  • Forests
  • Indonesia
  • deforestation
  • economy
  • biodiversity
  • Business
  • Forests
  • Indonesia
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Q&A with Cécile Ndjebet: Empowering Women Is Key to Better Forest Management in Cameroon

  • Governance
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • Cameroon
  • Gender
  • governance
  • land rights
Women in Cameroon prepare to plant saplings. Photo by Cameroon Ecology.
  • Governance
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • Cameroon
  • Gender
  • governance
  • land rights
News
  • governance
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Crossing the Digital Divide to Protect the Environment

  • Forests
  • technology
Internet access issues—including if and how communities can get online—hold huge implications for the uptake of digital tools.Photo by  世書 名付/ Flickr.
  • Forests
  • technology
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UN Climate Summit Puts Forests Front and Center – But Will it Matter?

  • International Climate Action
  • Forests
  • Climate
  • climate change
The island of Manhattan, though now one of the most densely populated places in the world, was once almost entirely forested. Photo Credit: Andrew Mace/Flickr
  • International Climate Action
  • Forests
  • Climate
  • climate change

New Study Reveals Weaknesses in Brazil’s Forest and Environmental Funds

  • Governance
  • Brazil
  • climate change
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • governance
  • REDD
  • transparency
A new study evaluates government-managed funds meant to protect Brazil's Amazon rainforest. Photo credit: Neil Palmer/CIAT for Center for International Forestry Research
  • Governance
  • Brazil
  • climate change
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • governance
  • REDD
  • transparency
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Securing Rights for People and the Climate in Africa

  • Food
  • Forests
  • Governance
  • Finance
  • Africa
  • agriculture
  • agroforestry
  • Cameroon
  • carbon
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
Way back to Lukolela  View on the way back to Lukolela, Democratic Republic of Congo.   Photo by Ollivier Girard for CIFOR   Center for International Forestry Research
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Governance
  • Finance
  • Africa
  • agriculture
  • agroforestry
  • Cameroon
  • carbon
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo

Cultivating Accountability in REDD+

  • Governance
  • Brazil
  • degraded lands
  • Forests
  • Indonesia
  • REDD
While the struggle to protect the Tripa peat forest will likely continue, the story illustrates a positive message for Indonesia’s forests. Photo credit: CIFOR/Flickr
  • Governance
  • Brazil
  • degraded lands
  • Forests
  • Indonesia
  • REDD
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2 Things You Need to Know about Indonesia's Forest Moratorium

  • Forests
  • governance
  • Indonesia
Indonesian forest | Photo credit: James Anderson, WRI 2014
  • Forests
  • governance
  • Indonesia
Research

4 Reasons Assessing Governance Matters for Forests and People

  • Governance
  • Forests
  • governance
  • REDD
  • transparency
Conducting an analysis of governance strengths and weaknesses can be a critical first step towards advancing forest governance reforms. Photo Credit: World Bank, Flickr
  • Governance
  • Forests
  • governance
  • REDD
  • transparency
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Fire Alerts Spike in Indonesia as Risk of Haze Crisis Returns

  • extreme weather
  • Forests
  • governance
  • Indonesia
  • indonesia forest fires
  • Indonesia Forest Fires Bahasa
  • extreme weather
  • Forests
  • governance
  • Indonesia
  • indonesia forest fires
  • Indonesia Forest Fires Bahasa
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Strengthening Cameroon’s Forest Governance: 3 Key Challenges for Cameroon’s REDD+ Process

  • Climate
  • Forests
  • access to information
  • Cameroon
  • governance
  • public participation
  • REDD
  • Climate
  • Forests
  • access to information
  • Cameroon
  • governance
  • public participation
  • REDD
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Indonesia Extends its Forest Moratorium: What Comes Next?

  • forest restoration
  • Forests
  • governance
  • Indonesia
  • palm oil
  • sustainable development
  • forest restoration
  • Forests
  • governance
  • Indonesia
  • palm oil
  • sustainable development

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