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  1. Civil society sharing lessons on participation and forest governance

    When civil society organisations in Indonesia began proposing ways to end illegal logging, they knew they had a mountain to climb. In 2002, some 80 percent of logging there was illegally. Corruption and conflict were widespread. Trust was lacking. By 2016, however, Indonesia had largely brought its...
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  2. The EU Delegation in DRC and CIFOR officially launched a new 27-million Euros project at the Yangambi Biosphere Reserve.

    On 7 and 8 March, the Head of EU Delegation in DRC and the Deputy Director General of the International Centre for Forestry Research (CIFOR) participated in the launching ceremony of the new FORETS project ( "Forêt, Recherche, Environnement dans la TShopo" ), which is one of the five site-based...
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  3. Private Sector Mechanism position paper on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

    Published on 12 January 2017 by the Private Sector Mechanism at the United Nations Committee on World Food Security (CFS), this position paper considers the role of agriculture and food and nutrition security in achieving the SDGs, focusing on the role of the CFS. It also argues that advances in...
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  4. Adaptatium, Working to make this vision a reality

    Adaptatium, I encourage collaboration! synergy with nature Here's our story: Fighting climate change and improving the ratio of human nature, working with biodiversity. Restocking agricultural areas (combating poverty): we wanted to fully adapt to nature, we hopped on the trail walking surrounded...
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  5. Recent trends in the global governance of food and nutrition security: policy implications for the EU

    Published in November 2016, this policy brief from the Institute for Sustainable Development and International Relations (IDDRI), France, has also been published in French as Tendances récentes dans la gouvernance de la sécurité alimentaire et nutritionnelle: quelles implications politiques pour l'...
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  6. The evolution of collective land tenure regimes in pastoralist societies: lessons from Andean countries

    Published by the Institute of Development Studies, UK, in October 2016, analyses how land tenure regimes of pastoralist societies living in the Andean altiplano have transformed over the last 50 years. It also discusses the implications of these transformations for the sustainability of resource...
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  7. A new € 53-million grant has been signed between the EU, the DRC government and the Virunga Foundation, on Monday 28 November 2016

    This grant aims at providing the Virunga National Park with the necessary resources for ensuring its proper management and development, the conservation of its exceptional biodiversity and the valuation of its ecosystem services for a duration of 5 years. Out of its 53 million total cost, 15.4...
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