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FAO Newsletter Emphasizes Links between Forests and Food Security

FAO Newsletter Emphasizes Links between Forests and Food Security | AgroParisTech Ecosystèmes Tropicaux | Scoop.it
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO) issued the September 2013 edition of its forestry newsletter, inFO News, with an editorial by Tiina Vahanen, Assistant Secretary-General of the World Forestry Congress 2015.
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Joyeuses fêtes de fin d'année

La veille "Écosystèmes Tropicaux part en vacances jusqu'au 05 janvier 2015 !

Bonnes fêtes à toutes et à tous

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FAO Reports on Record Wood Pellet Market

FAO Reports on Record Wood Pellet Market | AgroParisTech Ecosystèmes Tropicaux | Scoop.it
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO) released global forest data showing an increase in wood product production in 2013.
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Can science contribute to smallholder management of complex systems? Lessons from agroecological intensification of multi-strata coffee with banana

Can science contribute to smallholder management of complex systems? Lessons from agroecological intensification of multi-strata coffee with banana | AgroParisTech Ecosystèmes Tropicaux | Scoop.it
Tropentag 2014. International Conference on Research on Food Security, Natural Resource Management and Rural Development
Source: Bioversity publications
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A review of Kenya’s national policies relevant to climate change adaptation and mitigation: Insights from Mount Elgon

A review of Kenya’s national policies relevant to climate change adaptation and mitigation: Insights from Mount Elgon | AgroParisTech Ecosystèmes Tropicaux | Scoop.it
Climate change will impact many sectors of the economy: rural agriculture, biodiversity, hydrology, etc. Farmers are particularly affected since agriculture,...
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Smallholder tea farmers learn about analog forestry in Ndu, Cameroon

Smallholder tea farmers learn about analog forestry in Ndu, Cameroon | AgroParisTech Ecosystèmes Tropicaux | Scoop.it
Ndu, in the North-West Region of Cameroon, is a town with a great potential for restoration and analog forestry.
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Environmental Valuation in Indonesia: Implication for forest policy, legal liability and state losses estimates

Environmental Valuation in Indonesia: Implication for forest policy, legal liability and state losses estimates | AgroParisTech Ecosystèmes Tropicaux | Scoop.it
Tropical ecosystems provide a wide and complex range of goods and services to individuals and communities (Box 1). These diverse...
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Forests, Vol. 5, Pages 3031-3047: Enrichment of Logging Gaps with a High Conservation Value Species (Pericopsis elata) in a Central African Moist Forest

Forests, Vol. 5, Pages 3031-3047: Enrichment of Logging Gaps with a High Conservation Value Species (Pericopsis elata) in a Central African Moist Forest | AgroParisTech Ecosystèmes Tropicaux | Scoop.it
In central Africa, most of the timber species require high light at the seedling stage for survival and growth. Forest managers face a regeneration shortage of these light-demanding timber species.
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Forêts tropicales humides : le changement climatique pourrait ... - CIRAD

Forêts tropicales humides : le changement climatique pourrait ... - CIRAD | AgroParisTech Ecosystèmes Tropicaux | Scoop.it
Forêts tropicales humides : le changement climatique pourrait entraîner une baisse de la productivité : Les forêts tropicales humides sont menacées sur une échelle sans précédent par les changements globaux.
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Trading Forests: Quantifying the Contribution of Global Commodity Markets to Emissions from Tropical Deforestation

Trading Forests: Quantifying the Contribution of Global Commodity Markets to Emissions from Tropical Deforestation | AgroParisTech Ecosystèmes Tropicaux | Scoop.it
Focali researchers release working paper "Trading Forests: Quantifying the Contribution of Global Commodity Markets to Emissions from Tropical Deforestation" with Center for Global Development.
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La FAO restaure les galeries forestières et forêts des plateaux du Togo

Lomé, Togo: Une cérémonie de signature de protocoles d’accord avec 6 des Organisations non gouvernementales s’est déroulée ce matin dans les locaux de la Représentation de la FAO au Togo dans le cadre la réalisation du projet « Appui au...
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Demographic variation and habitat specialization of tree species in a diverse tropical forest of Cameroon

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Many tree species in tropical forests have distributions tracking local ridge-slope-valley topography.
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Instituting REDD+: An analysis of the processes and outcomes of two pilot projects in Brazil and Tanzania

Instituting REDD+: An analysis of the processes and outcomes of two pilot projects in Brazil and Tanzania | AgroParisTech Ecosystèmes Tropicaux | Scoop.it
REDD readiness is about developing national strategies for REDD+ including the necessary systems to ensure reduced DD, encompassing systems for monitoring/carbon accounting and distribution of international compensations.
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Congo Basin forest report focuses on agroforestry

The newly released 2013 edition of the ‘State of the Forests of the Congo Basin’ has a strong focus on agroforestry, woodlands in savannas and steppes, and forest plantations, rather than covering read more...
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Assessment of carbon density and accumulation in mono- and multi-specific stands in Teak and Sal forests of a tropical dry region in India

Publication date: 1 March 2015
Source:Forest Ecology and Management, Volume 339
Author(s): R.K. Chaturvedi , A.S.
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Implementing REDD+ and adaptation to climate change in the Congo Basin: Review of projects, initiatives and opportunities for synergies

Implementing REDD+ and adaptation to climate change in the Congo Basin: Review of projects, initiatives and opportunities for synergies | AgroParisTech Ecosystèmes Tropicaux | Scoop.it
This report presents the state of progress of projects and initiatives to promote adaptation and REDD+ in the Congo Basin region and it analyses opportunities for synergies or trade-off between the two strategies.
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The Value of Forests Payments for Ecosystem Services in a Green Economy (15 May 2014)

Payments for Ecosystem Services (PES) describes the situation where the user of an environmental service such as water purification pays the landowners who provide that service For PES to exist there must be a clearly defined user and supplier as...
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Introduction to proceedings of a workshop on science considerations in functional restoration

There has been a great deal of discussion in the scientific literature and in traditional forest management literature about forest restoration ecological restoration adaptive and active management for restoring forest ecosystems and a variety of...
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L'évaluation française des écosystèmes et des services écosystémiques

L'évaluation française des écosystèmes et des services écosystémiques | AgroParisTech Ecosystèmes Tropicaux | Scoop.it
La France dresse l'inventaire des bénéfices qu'elle tire de ses écosystèmes et de sa biodiversité Purification de l'eau, protection du littoral contre les tempêtes, stockage du carbone, zones récréatives, tels sont quelques-uns des services...
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Linking the forest research in the Mediterranean area: A framework to improve research capacities and cooperation

Publication date: January 2015 Source:Forest Policy and Economics, Volume 50 Author(s): Giovanni Di Matteo , Pierfrancesco Nardi , Paolo Ceci , Sofia Bajocco , Luigi Perini , Gema Herrero-Corral , Dunixi Gabiña , Giuseppe Scarascia ...
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Parution de Bois et forêts des tropiques : n°320

Parution de Bois et forêts des tropiques : n°320 | AgroParisTech Ecosystèmes Tropicaux | Scoop.it
Au sommaire du dernier numéro de BFT :
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Critical desertification transition in semi-arid ecosystems: The role of local facilitation and colonization rate

Publication date: May 2015 Source:Communications in Nonlinear Science and Numerical Simulation, Volume 22, Issues 1–3 Author(s): Raffaele Corrado , Anna Maria Cherubini , Cecilia Pennetta In this work we study the effect of two different...
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Long-term soil organic carbon and nitrogen dynamics after conversion of tropical forest to traditional sugarcane agriculture in East Mexico

Publication date: April 2015
Source:Soil and Tillage Research, Volume 147
Author(s): Carlos A. Anaya , Elisabeth Huber-Sannwald
Conversion of tropical forests to croplands greatly reduces stock size of soil organic resources.
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Nature et politique

Le séminaire a pour but d’approfondir ce qu’il en est de l’écologie politique au sens d’un mouvement social et des enjeux qu’il porte.
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Impact of sheet erosion mechanisms on organic carbon losses from crusted soils in the Sahel

Publication date: March 2015
Source:CATENA, Volume 126
Author(s): S.B. Maïga-Yaleu , P. Chivenge , H. Yacouba , I. Guiguemde , H. Karambiri , O. Ribolzi , A. Bary , V.
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The influence of catchment morphology, lithology and land use on soil organic carbon export in a Mediterranean mountain region

Publication date: March 2015
Source:CATENA, Volume 126
Author(s): Elisabet Nadeu , Juan M.
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