The critical role of forests in climate change mitigation and adaptation is now widely recognized. Forests contribute significantly to climate change mitigation through their carbon sink and carbon storage functions. They play an essential role in reducing vulnerabilities and enhancing adaptation of people and ecosystems to climate change and climate variability, the negative impacts of which are becoming increasingly evident in many parts of the world.
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Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksFebruary, 2019Kenya, Burkina Faso, Bangladesh, Nigeria, Philippines, Mauritania, Argentina, China, Italy, Indonesia, Ghana, Congo, South Sudan, India, Senegal, Brazil
Library ResourceReports & ResearchJuly, 2018Rwanda, Mali, Benin, Nigeria, South Africa, Togo, Mozambique, Gabon, Tanzania, Zambia, Ghana, Congo, Senegal, Sudan, Malawi, Kenya, Africa
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2015United States of America, Rwanda, Gambia, Chile, Peru, Indonesia, Vanuatu, Jamaica, Italy, Costa Rica, Finland, Colombia, Kenya, Laos, Philippines, Malaysia, Cameroon, Tanzania, Trinidad and Tobago, Netherlands, Argentina, Bhutan, Brazil, Asia, Africa, Americas
<i>Towards effective national forest funds</i> addresses the need for more information on the way NFFs work and how best to establish and manage them. It shares the lessons that have emerged from the establishment and management of NFFs with the aim of supporting countries in designing and operating NFFs effectively according to their specific needs and circumstances.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 1995Portugal, China, India, Mali, Haiti, Italy
Now, nearly 30 years after the publication of The tragedy of the commons, the negative experiences of governments with expropriation of common property resources have led to a reexamination of the potential of collective management; and there is a growing database of information on practical experiments with the restoration or strengthening of common property resource management systems. This issue of Unasylva focuses on both these aspects with respect to forest resources.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2014Burkina Faso, United States of America, Zambia, Guatemala, Peru, Indonesia, United Kingdom, Ghana, Malawi, Finland, Kenya, Liberia, Uganda, Uzbekistan, Tanzania, Ecuador, Paraguay, Norway
Forest governance assessment is an expanding practice. People are using Assessments to watch for developing problems, diagnose needs for reform, Monitor progress of programs, and evaluate impacts. Governments, civil society Organizations, development partners, academics and coalitions of stakeholders Have all performed assessments in recent years. In 2012, an expert meeting at fao headquarters in rome recommended the creation of a guide to good practices in forest governance assessment and data collection.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2001Angola, United States of America, Belgium, Portugal, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Luxembourg, Germany, South Africa, Netherlands, Senegal, Namibia, Brazil, Africa
The future state of forestry in Angola is assessed in this report in the light of prevailing factors influencing its development. Implications for industry, society and the environment are discussed.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2015France, Honduras, United States of America, Nepal, Germany, Peru, United Kingdom, Canada, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Costa Rica, Niger, Eritrea, New Zealand, Rwanda, Morocco, Malaysia, Somalia, Italy, Tanzania, China, Kenya
FAO and the Global Mechanism of the UNCCD have joined efforts to prepare this discussion paper on sustainable financing for FLR. It provides an overview of existing funding sources and financial instruments that could be used and adapted specifically for the implementation of FLR efforts at the national, regional and global levels. It identifies innovative financing mechanisms to support the achievement of these global targets and discusses the main challenges for enhanced FLR financing.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2016Chile, United States of America, Kenya, Zambia, Gambia, Sweden, Germany, Guatemala, Australia, Bolivia, Myanmar, Finland, Nepal, Liberia, Nicaragua, Vietnam, Costa Rica, Italy, United Kingdom, Mexico, Asia, Africa, Americas
This report is a mid-term evaluation (MTE) of the Forest and Farm Facility (FFF), one of the first “umbrella programmes” within the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO).
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2016Fiji, Honduras, United States of America, Zambia, Denmark, Indonesia, Peru, United Kingdom, Ghana, Malawi, Costa Rica, Niger, New Zealand, Nepal, Morocco, Japan, Malaysia, Madagascar, Tanzania, Chad, Canada
Where do forests and forestry stand today in international climate change negotiations? What exactly does it mean to reduce emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (REDD+)? What are the opportunities and risks for forests in today’s changing climate and is there a clear path forward? The articles in this issue address these and other questions.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 1998Liberia, Benin, Ghana, Sierra Leone, Eswatini, Italy, Africa
Most issues of Unasylva focus on a specific theme. The objective of this thematic orientation is to examine in depth a given aspect of forest and forestry development in order to highlight its significance and importance within our wider universe. The aim is not to serve as a primer or textbook on the chosen subject (this clearly would he impossible given the limited size of the journal) but rather to present a series of analyses on specific aspects that help to spark interest and awareness.
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