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Significant changes in land or crop use to be avoidedBangkok ¬ Improvements in agricultural productivity and responsible management of natural resources in support of...
Thailand, 15 Jun 2010
The interplay between land availability, bioenergy production potential, rural development and food security, and the assessment of different bioenergy pathways present crucial areas for...
Thailand, 11 Jun 2010
Thimphu - While the area of forests in the Asia-Pacific region increases, levels of biodiversity are falling as large areas of primary forests continue...
Bhutan, 07 Jun 2010
The Third Executive Forest Policy Short Course is organized by the Center for People and Forests (RECOFTC) and FAO, in collaboration with the Asia-Pacific...
13 Jan 2010
Bangkok/Madrid - Driven largely by awareness of marine resource depletion and vulnerability of their coastal communities, six south and southeast Asian countries today signed...
09 Dec 2009
In the Philippines, over 6 million hectares of formerly forested areas have been transformed into low productivity Imperata grasslands as a result of massive...
the Philippines, 08 Dec 2009
Manilla - Carbon markets offer promising new opportunities for simultaneously addressing climate change and chronic forest management challenges in developing countries, according to the...
the Philippines, 12 Oct 2009
Over 80 participants, from 12 Asia-Pacific nations, gathered at the First Regional Forum for People and Forests, convened in Hanoi, Vietnam, from 18-20 August...
01 Sep 2009
THE FIRST REGIONAL FORUM FOR PEOPLE AND FORESTS Carbon Financing and Community Forestry (18-20 August)Hanoi - Local communities could hold the key to forest-related...
18 Aug 2009
MEDIA ADVISORY Hanoi - 2009 is a crucial year for global efforts to address climate change, with the hope that an ambitious and effective...
14 Aug 2009