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PRESTO: Online calculation of carbon in harvested wood products

PRESTO: Online calculation of carbon in harvested wood products | AgroParisTech Ecosystèmes Tropicaux | Scoop.it
PRESTO (PRoduct EStimation Tool Online) is a Web-based tool that enables users to easily estimate the carbon stored in harvested wood products and the changes in this quantity over time.
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Emerging economies and the impacts of globalized trade and investment on forests and forest-dependent communities

This presentation was given by CIFOR scientist Dr. Andrew Wardell at the Université de Kisangani (UNIKIS) in June 2014.
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Changement climatique et agricultures du monde

Changement climatique et agricultures du monde | AgroParisTech Ecosystèmes Tropicaux | Scoop.it
Un ouvrage de synthèse sur les recherches en cours traitant des problématiques des agricultures et des agriculteurs des pays du Sud dans le contexte du changement climatique.
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Conservation des écosystèmes dans les mangroves de Douala ... - mediaterre.org

Conservation des écosystèmes dans les mangroves de Douala ... - mediaterre.org | AgroParisTech Ecosystèmes Tropicaux | Scoop.it
L'actualité du développement durable avec Médiaterre, le système d'information mondial francophone pour le développement durable concourt à la mise en oeuvre du développement durable dans l'espace francophone par la diffusion et l'échange...
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Smallholders and agro-ecological approaches need international attention

The need to pay more attention to small-scale farmers and agro-ecological approaches is highlighted in an opinion piece in The Express Tribune.
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Introduction to Wood Science and Forest Products course

Introduction to Wood Science and Forest Products course | AgroParisTech Ecosystèmes Tropicaux | Scoop.it
The overall purpose of this three-day course is to provide those working in the forest products industry with a basic knowledge of wood properties, processing and production.
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The impact of community-based forest management and joint forest management on the forest resource base and local people’s livelihoods: Case studies from Tanzania

The impact of community-based forest management and joint forest management on the forest resource base and local people’s livelihoods: Case studies from Tanzania | AgroParisTech Ecosystèmes Tropicaux | Scoop.it
During the colonial era, natural resources conservation policies were introduced, which meant taking large tracts of land away from rural people for the establishment of protected areas and removing their jurisdiction over the land (Murphree 2000).
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Report Examines Early Lessons from Jurisdictional REDD+

Report Examines Early Lessons from Jurisdictional REDD+ | AgroParisTech Ecosystèmes Tropicaux | Scoop.it
The Nature Conservancy (TNC) and the Forest Carbon Partnership Facility (FCPF) completed an analysis of experiences in jurisdictional REDD+; that is REDD+ programmes implemented at the sub-national level rather than on a project-by-project basis.
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Management of outsourced forest harvesting operations for better customer-contractor alignment

Publication date: Available online 7 February 2015 Source:Forest Policy and Economics Author(s): Mattias Eriksson , Luc LeBel , Ola Lindroos Performance of harvesting operations is vital for wood supply chains to enable delivery of the...
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Temporal variability and covariance structures of soil temperature in a sugarcane field under different management practices in southern Brazil

Publication date: July 2015
Source:Soil and Tillage Research, Volume 150
Author(s): G.O. Awe , J.M. Reichert , O.O. Wendroth
Extreme soil thermal regimes adversely affect soil functioning and reduce crop productivity.
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Rainforest Alliance completes evaluation of APP’s forest conservation policy

Rainforest Alliance completes evaluation of APP’s forest conservation policy | AgroParisTech Ecosystèmes Tropicaux | Scoop.it
Rainforest Alliance has completed the evaluation of APP’s Forest Conservation Policy (FCP). The evaluation concluded that APP has made moderate progress towards meeting its commitments.
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Multi-century dynamics of ant communities following fire in Mediterranean-climate woodlands: Are changes congruent with vegetation succession?

Publication date: 15 April 2015
Source:Forest Ecology and Management, Volume 342
Author(s): Carl R. Gosper , Magen J. Pettit , Alan N. Andersen , Colin J. Yates , Suzanne M.
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Scoping Study for a potential new DFID programme”Miombo Forests, Livelihoods and Climate Resilient Landscapes”

Scoping Study for a potential new DFID programme”Miombo Forests, Livelihoods and Climate Resilient Landscapes” | AgroParisTech Ecosystèmes Tropicaux | Scoop.it
In many parts of Africa, wood fuels are often the only domestically available and affordable sources of energy and account for over 90% of primary household energy consumption in both rural and urban regions.
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Forests, Vol. 6, Pages 533-560: Cross-Sectoral Resource Management: How Forest Management Alternatives Affect the Provision of Biomass and Other Ecosystem Services

Forests, Vol. 6, Pages 533-560: Cross-Sectoral Resource Management: How Forest Management Alternatives Affect the Provision of  Biomass and Other Ecosystem Services | AgroParisTech Ecosystèmes Tropicaux | Scoop.it
Integrated forest management is faced with the challenge that the contribution of forests to economic and ecological planning targets must be assessed in a socio-ecological system context.
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International closing symposium of the XYLAREDD project: Wood science underpinning tropical forest ecology and management

From 2015-05-26 to 2015-05-29, Tervuren, , IUFRO Unit(s) involved: 1.02.00 The objective of the international symposium "Wood science underpinning tropical forest ecology and management" is exploring how wood science can contribute to the...
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Occasional Paper No. 28 - IUFRO Research Letters

Occasional Paper No. 28 - IUFRO Research Letters | AgroParisTech Ecosystèmes Tropicaux | Scoop.it
Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services Education in Forest Science Forest and Water Interactions Forest Bioenergy Forests and Climate Change Forests and Human Health Forests for People International Forest Governance Resources for the Future Published:...
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2014 - The Provision of Forest Ecosystem Services

Ouvrage en deux volumes edité par l'European Forest Institute et réalisé sous la direction de Bo Jellesmark Thorsen, Robert Mavsar, Liisa Tyrväinen, Irina Prokofieva et Anne Stenger (2014 ; 96 +87 p.).
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REDD+ to the rescue of Central Africa’s forests? Not yet, study says

REDD+ to the rescue of Central Africa’s forests? Not yet, study says | AgroParisTech Ecosystèmes Tropicaux | Scoop.it
  NAIROBI, Kenya—Enforcing sustainable logging and assigning a monetary value to the carbon stored in forest concessions managed under the REDD+ mechanism will not be enough to curb deforestation in Central Africa.
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Déforestation et dégradation des forêts dans le Bassin du Congo: État des lieux, causes actuelles et perspectives

Déforestation et dégradation des forêts dans le Bassin du Congo: État des lieux, causes actuelles et perspectives | AgroParisTech Ecosystèmes Tropicaux | Scoop.it
Le Bassin du Congo couvre le Cameroun, la République centrafricaine, la République démocratique du Congo, la République du Congo, la...
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Le ministère de l'Agriculture actualise le guide technique sur la plantation forestière

Le ministère de l'Agriculture actualise le guide technique sur la plantation forestière | AgroParisTech Ecosystèmes Tropicaux | Scoop.it
Le guide technique sur la plantation forestière du ministère de l'Agriculture, dont la dernière version datait de 1990, a été mis à jour. Il traite du contrôle et de la réception des travaux de reboisement et prend en compte les dernières évolutio...
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Assessing soil quality under different land cover types within shifting agriculture in South Cameroon

Publication date: July 2015
Source:Soil and Tillage Research, Volume 150
Author(s): M. Ngo-Mbogba , M. Yemefack , B.
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Multiscale modeling of relationships between forest health and climatic factors

Forest health and mortality trends are impacted by changes in climate. These trends can vary by species plot location forest type andor ecoregion.
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REDD+ framework with integrated measurement, reporting and verification system for Community Based Forest Management Systems (CBFMS) in Nepal

Publication date: June 2015 Source:Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability, Volume 14 Author(s): Sunil Kumar Sharma , Kassandra Deml , Shambhu Dangal , Eak Rana , Stephen Madigan Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest...
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A call for inclusive conservation

A call for inclusive conservation | AgroParisTech Ecosystèmes Tropicaux | Scoop.it
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REDD in the news: 26 January – 1 February 2015

REDD in the news: 26 January – 1 February 2015 | AgroParisTech Ecosystèmes Tropicaux | Scoop.it
REDD-Monitor’s weekly round up of the news on REDD, forests and climate. The links are organised by date (click on the title for the full article). REDD-Monitor’s news links on delicious.com are updated regularly.
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