Climate change is shaped and understood through assumptions of causality and temporality that enable and constrain feasible approaches to environmental governance, approaches that may reproduce inequalities. Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+) provides an entry point to examine the intersecting assumptions and politics around climate change and how it is managed. Actors in the REDD+ regime promote particular assumptions about the causality and temporality of climate change, which are often privileged over local ways of being and knowing.
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Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksOctober, 2019Papua New Guinea
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2012Papua New Guinea, Melanesia
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2013Papua New Guinea, Melanesia
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsApril, 2018Burkina Faso, Nigeria, Gambia, Mali, Fiji, Haiti, Senegal, Ethiopia, Niger
Fact sheet on land restoration activities of Action Against Desertification. Action Against Desertification is an initiative of the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States (ACP) in support of the Great Green Wall initiative and UNCCD national action programmes to combat desertification, implemented by FAO and partners with funding of the European Union.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksJuly, 2018Burkina Faso, Nigeria, United States of America, Gambia, Fiji, Haiti, Senegal, Ethiopia, Niger, Sudan
The Action Against Desertification (AAD) project supports eight ACP countries, Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Gambia, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Fiji and Haiti in the sustainable management and restoration of degraded land. Baseline assessments have been carried out in each of these countries to establish a reference against which to monitor changes and project impacts, as well as to better target project activities and inform other stakeholders and restoration initiatives in these countries.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksJanuary, 2018Nepal, Republic of Korea, Bangladesh, Philippines, China, Indonesia, Australia, India, Pakistan, Thailand, Asia
Degradation of forests can have severe negative local impacts and far-reaching consequences, including soil erosion, loss of biodiversity, greenhouse gas emissions, dust storms, diminished livelihood opportunities and reduced yields of forest products and services. Reversing the adverse conditions requires urgent and scaled-up action, through scientific and holistic landscape-level restoration approaches, balancing both socio-economic and environmental goals and the diverse needs of various sectors and stakeholders in the landscape.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksSeptember, 2018Angola, Fiji, Azerbaijan, Peru, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Ghana, Malaysia, Moldova, Ecuador, Maldives, Romania, Mongolia, Mali, Chile, Belarus, Georgia, Albania, Haiti, Myanmar, India, Armenia
How to feed the world without degrading land and water resources, eroding biodiversity and contributing to climate change is among the greatest challenges of our times. FAO works with the Global Environment Facility (GEF) to support member countries in addressing the critical nexus between agriculture and the environment.
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsApril, 2018Burkina Faso, Nigeria, Gambia, Fiji, Haiti, Senegal, Ethiopia, Niger, Africa
Fiche d'information sur les activités d'Action contre la désertification. Action contre la désertification est une initiative du Groupe des États d’Afrique, des Caraïbes et du Pacifique en appui à l’initiative de la Grande Muraille Verte et aux programmes d’action nationaux de lutte contre la désertification de l’UNCCD, mise en œuvre par la FAO et ses partenaires avec le financement de l’Union européenne.
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsMarch, 2019Algeria, Egypt, Morocco, Israel, Chile, Peru, Australia, Tunisia, Argentina, Pakistan, Mexico, Lebanon
This document describes combating desertification through the use of unconventional water resources.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchMarch, 2018Fiji, Thailand
This information note describes the conference arrangements and provides essential logistical and practical information for delegates.
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