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Tenure foncière et forestière au Burkina Faso : Une plate forme de plaidoyer mise en place

Sous le patronage du Ministère de l’Agriculture, de l’Hydraulique et des Ressources Halieutiques du Burkina Faso, le forum national des « Champions en tenure foncière et forestière » s’est déroulé à Ouagadougou le 22 septembre 2010. …  

04 Oct 2010 | Downloads - document
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Better forests, better water, better lives

 

08 Sep 2010 | Downloads - document

Arborvitae 41

arborvitae Issue 41 - Forest finance

 Forest finance

  • Livelihoods and landscapes: So far, the expectations of PES as a market-based solution for conservation and development have not been met.
  • Feature: Do public goods always have to remain public?
  • REDD: We cannot wait to act on REDD-plus.
  • Local forests: Why, despite their global significance, has so little external investment flowed to local forest enterprises – especially in the South?
  | French | Spanish

17 Jun 2010 | Downloads - publication

Um Zibim Forest Reserve flooded

A gateway to PES: using payments for ecosystem services for livelihoods and landscapes

The main objective of this work is to provide an introduction and sense of direction (i.e. a “Gateway”) into the complicated world of Payment for Ecosystem Services (PES). It by no means intends to serve as a comprehensive overview of this vast field. It provides one entry point for engaging in PES, and was designed to fit into the broader Livelihoods and Landscapes (LLS) strategy, as developed by IUCN’s Forest Conservation Programme. 

29 Apr 2010 | Downloads - publication

Allanblackia fruit cut in half displaying the seeds

Spreading the benefits of Allanblackia seed oil

African forests are home to a small treasure: the Allanblackia tree, whose seeds can be turned into edible oil and integrated in many products of daily use. Chris Buss, of IUCN's Forest Conservation programme, explains the value of this seed and IUCN's role in promoting its commercialisation. If you think Allanblackia is a funny name, keep listening for an explanation! …  

01 Apr 2010 | Audio

© IUCN / Julián Orozco Badilla: Girls in Lachúa, Guatemala

Restoring forests to improve livelihoods - four years of success and influence

IUCN's Livelihoods and Landscape Strategy is changing the lives of poor communities around the world by restoring forest services, improving livelihoods and creating means of income. Jamie Gordon of IUCN's Forest Conservation Programme describes a few of those success stories. …  

31 Jan 2010 | Audio
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The Financial Costs of REDD

The Financial Costs of REDD - Evidence from Brazil and Indonesia

This study discusses the financial costs of abating greenhouse gas emissions through reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (REDD). It is written from the perspective of an institutional investor seeking cost-effective mitigation options. A review of empirical data from Brazil and Indonesia suggests that REDD may, in many areas, provide a cost-effective mitigation option, with estimated costs lying in a range of US$ 2-10 per ton of CO2e. …  

22 Jan 2010 | Downloads - publication
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formation carbone au Burkina Faso

Comptabilité carbone: formation organisée par l'UICN au Burkina Faso

Du 1 au 5 décembre 2009, s'est tenue une formation en comptabilité carbone destinée aux cadres du Ministère de l'Environnement et du Cadre de Vie (MECV) du Burkina Faso. L'objectif du cours consistait à soutenir les efforts locaux de mise en place de projets forestiers suscpetibles de bénéficier d'un financement par le marché international de crédits carbone. …  

18 Jan 2010 | Event
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Indigenous Short Grass Prairie, Blackfoot Reservation, Western Montana

What are Global Temperate Grasslands worth? A case for their protection

A Review of Current Research on their Total Economic Value …  

27 Nov 2009 | Downloads - publication

Danone Fund for Nature

Achieving carbon offsets through mangroves and other wetlands

The Danone-IUCN-Ramsar partnership will be hosting a three day expert workshop on "Achieving carbon offsets through mangroves and other wetlands" from 9 to 11 November at the IUCN/Ramsar Headquarters. …   | French

03 Nov 2009 | Event