About 19 Results found. From 1997 - 2019
News - 11 Apr 2016Mapping the world’s biomass to better tackle deforestation
By combining satellite with on-the-ground data, new map offers more accurate biomass information.
Analysis - 8 Sep 2015Global dry forests: Time to take notice
Without sufficient research, these valuable ecosystems are disappearing fast.
News - 7 Sep 2015Wild food from dry forests: A recipe for health?
Research suggests better management of dry forests may reduce malnutrition and improve food security.
Feature - 7 Sep 2015Men, women, dry forests and the power of food
CIFOR scientists reviewed studies looking at gender dynamics in communities living in and near dry forests – an important but under-researched ecosystem.
Feature - 17 Jun 2015WEST AFRICA SPECIAL: In Burkina Faso, small solutions and big returns
These precious pockets of green bring local communities a host of benefits.
Feature - 16 Jun 2015WEST AFRICA SPECIAL: In Burkina Faso, disappearing rains and new realities
"When they showed us a map of the resources in our village, we realized that we could lose all our forest.”
News - 12 Feb 2015Take a new look at markets to boost climate change adaptation, research suggests
In Mali, cattle markets have become a vital part of local adaptation strategies.
In ‘charcoal landscape,’ data on deforestation, emissions hidden in the ashes
In regions considered remote by African standards, monitoring the charcoal industry is painstaking work.
News - 12 Nov 2012
The Zambia Honey Council connects suppliers to the market in novel ways.
News - 23 Jun 2014
Research suggests up to a billion people around the world derive their livelihoods from closed-canopy forests and tropical savanna.