Transforming the global landscape

6 May, 2014 by (comments)

Like an aerial view, this is an example of where “top-down” works. Landscape approaches take the bigger picture, looking at the overall diversity of eco-systems within a landscape – an approach which has fast gained ground as the best way to ensure sustainable land use. Global demand for food, biofuel and fiber is transforming the global landscapes. Particularly in SoutheastRead More …

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Filed Under: Asia @en, Climate Change

Forests Asia Summit 2014: Join the debate

2 May, 2014 by (comments)

The two-day Forests Asia Summit opens on Monday next week, 5th May  in Jakarta, Indonesia, with a keynote speech delivered by Indonesia’s President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono. With more than 2,000 people registered to attend, the event looks set to be the biggest debate in years on the future of Southeast Asia’s forests and landscapes. Southeast Asia has become the world’sRead More …

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