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  1. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    April, 2016
    Amazonia

    L’Amazonie brésilienne, qui abrite la majeure partie des forêts tropicales qui subsistent sur la planète, est rongée par une exploitation économique incontrôlée. Plus de 750 000 km2 de forêts ont déjà été rasés1 , principalement sous l’effet de l’agriculture industrielle, de l’élevage de bétail, de l’exploitation minière, de la construction d’infrastructures telles que des barrages hydroélectriques, de l’exploitation forestière illégale et de l’installation de nouveaux habitants qui découle de ces activités.

  2. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    April, 2013
    Asia

    Briefing paper informing about indigenous peoples in South East Asia, the impact of climate change and the possibilities and threats represented by REDD +. It considers the responses of the ASEAN regarding these global challenges and makes recommendation as to how ASEAN should promote and protect the rights of indigenous peoples in relation to climate change and climate change.

  3. Library Resource

    The Economic Case For Securing Indigenous Land Rights in the Amazon

    Reports & Research
    October, 2016
    South America, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia

    A new report offers evidence that the modest investments needed to secure land rights for indigenous communities will generate billions in returns—economically, socially and environmentally—for local communities and the world’s changing climate. The report, Climate Benefits, Tenure Costs: The Economic Case for Securing Indigenous Land Rights, quantifies for the first time the economic value of securing land rights for the communities who live in and protect forests, with a focus on Colombia, Brazil, and Bolivia.

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    How Strengthening Community Forest Rights Mitigates Climate Change

    Reports & Research
    July, 2014
    Global

    With deforestation and other land uses accounting for 11 percent of annual global greenhouse gas emissions, the international community agrees on the need to address deforestation as an important component of climate change. Community forests represent a vital opportunity to curbing climate change that has been undervalued. Today communities have legal or official rights to at least 513 million hectares of forests, only about one eighth of the world’s total, comprising 37.7 billion tonnes of carbon.

  5. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    March, 2017
    Amazonia, Brazil

    As Unidades de Conservação cobrem 22% da Amazônia Legal e são uma estratégia eficaz para conservar animais, plantas e serviços ambientais, conter o desmatamento e manter o equilíbrio climático do Planeta. Contudo, as taxas de desmatamento em UCs vêm aumentando – em 2015 já superava a de 2012 em 79% –, assim como sua participação no desmatamento total da Amazônia, que passou de 6% em 2008 para 12% em 2015.

  6. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 1976

    Este nmero especial de Unasylva tiene dos objetivos principales. Pone a disposicin de nuestros lectores una seleccin de algunos de los trabajos presentados en el importante Cuarto perodo de sesiones del Comit de Desarrollo Forestal en los Trpicos, de la FAO y, de esta manera, pone de relieve la principal preocupacin de la Organizacin en materia forestal: cul es la mejor manera y la ms adecuada para el hombre de utilizar la formacin ecolgica menos conocida, es decir, los bosques tropicales hmedos.

  7. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 1976
    Italy

    This special issue of Unasylva has two main objectives. It brings to our readers an edited selection of some of the position papers of the important 4th Session of the FAO Committee on Forestry Development in the Tropics and, in doing, this, it emphasizes FAO's principal concern in the field of forestry: how to make the best and wisest use of man's least understood ecological formation, the moist tropical forest.

  8. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 1998
    Italy

    This issue of Unasylva focuses on the challenges facing mountain development into the twenty-first century.

  9. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 2016
    Brazil

    Os assentamentos de reforma agrária têm assumido um papel de destaque em relação ao desmatamento da Amazônia nos últimos cinco anos. Atualmente cerca de 8% do território dos estados amazônicos (41,8 milhões de hectares) encontra-se destinado aos 3.589 assentamentos de reforma agrária.

  10. Library Resource
    Legislation & Policies
    September, 2016
    Kenya

    THE FOREST CONSERVATION AND MANAGEMENT ACT, 2016 No. 34 of 2016

    Date of Assent: 31st August, 2016

    Date of Commencement: By Notice

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