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Mapping donors: Key areas for tackling illegal wildlife trade (Asia and Africa)
R. Duffy; J. Humphreys / Evidence on Demand 2014
The wildlife trade is rapidly becoming a major international priority for governments, NGOs and private philanthropists, evidenced by the recent increase in funding made available for wildlife trade related projects. This report maps ...
New thinking on the governance of water and river basins in Africa: lessons from the SADC region
A. Turton / South African Institute of International Affairs 2010
The Southern African Development Community (SADC) region offers useful lessons about governance in transboundary river basins. Given the high number of rivers that cross international political boundaries in the region, combined with ...
Governing the forests: an institutional analysis of REDD+ and community forest management in Asia
J. Puppim de Oliveira; T. Cadman; H. Ok Ma / International Tropical Timber Organization 2013
This report examines the history, structure and monitoring mechanisms of REDD+ to better understand how it impacts upon, and interacts with, Community Forest Management (CFM). It presents case studies of CFM and REDD+ governance from ...
Policy paper calling for accelerated action towards a low carbon, resource-efficient economy
N. Stern; R. Mattia; J. Rydge / Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment 2012
Intended to inform decision-makers in the public, private and third sectors, this policy paper finds that following a two degrees Celsius path requires radical action in both developed and developing countries and that the overall pac...
CDM Policy Dialogue
The independent high-level panel on the Kyoto Protocol's Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) was established to review past CDM experience and help ensure the readiness and positioning of the CDM to meet the challenges of the post-2012 period. The objective of the policy dialogue is to make recommendations regarding how to best position the CDM to respond to future challenges and opportun...
International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO)
The International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO) was established under the auspices of the United Nations in 1986 amidst increasing worldwide concern for the fate of tropical forests. While almost everyone was alarmed at the rate of deforestation occurring in many tropical countries, there was also considerable agreement that the tropical timber trade was one of the keys to economic developme...
Adding value to the MRV regime
A. Arquit Niederberger; A. Kimble / Taylor and Francis Group 2011
MRV (monitoring, reporting and verification) was one of the most contentious issues at the 2009 United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen and it has remained a highly debated issue in the following negotiations. ...
NAMAs in Brazil, China, India and South Africa
H. van Asselt; J. Berseus; J. Gupta; C. Haug / Institute of Environmental Studies, Vrije Universiteit 2010
Nationally appropriate mitigation actions (NAMAs) were introduced by the Bali Action Plan in 2007 and they have since been interpreted in various ways by different countries and country groupings. A key question for the talks on NAMAs...
Oslo Climate and Forest Conference (OSFC)
Countries met in Oslo, Norway, in May 2010 to establish a global partnership to fight climate change. The main purpose of the Oslo Climate and Forest Conference was to enable effective, transparent and coordinated action on reducing greenhouse gas emissions from deforestation and forest degradation in developing countries, called REDD+. The global forest partnership that was established in Oslo ma...
Sustainable forest management by indigenous peoples and local communities
The Rights and Resources Initiative 2012
This report evaluates the progress achieved in forest management by indigenous people and local communities, which was set as a key objective at the 1992 Earth Summit held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. It presents new findings and identi...
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New thinking on the governance of water and river basins in Africa: lessons from the SADC region
A. Turton / South African Institute of International Affairs 2010
The Southern African Development Community (SADC) region offers useful lessons about governance in transboundary river basins. Given the high number of rivers that cross international political boundaries in the region, combined with ...
Governing the forests: an institutional analysis of REDD+ and community forest management in Asia
J. Puppim de Oliveira; T. Cadman; H. Ok Ma / International Tropical Timber Organization 2013
This report examines the history, structure and monitoring mechanisms of REDD+ to better understand how it impacts upon, and interacts with, Community Forest Management (CFM). It presents case studies of CFM and REDD+ governance from ...
Policy paper calling for accelerated action towards a low carbon, resource-efficient economy
N. Stern; R. Mattia; J. Rydge / Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment 2012
Intended to inform decision-makers in the public, private and third sectors, this policy paper finds that following a two degrees Celsius path requires radical action in both developed and developing countries and that the overall pac...
Adding value to the MRV regime
A. Arquit Niederberger; A. Kimble / Taylor and Francis Group 2011
MRV (monitoring, reporting and verification) was one of the most contentious issues at the 2009 United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen and it has remained a highly debated issue in the following negotiations. ...
NAMAs in Brazil, China, India and South Africa
H. van Asselt; J. Berseus; J. Gupta; C. Haug / Institute of Environmental Studies, Vrije Universiteit 2010
Nationally appropriate mitigation actions (NAMAs) were introduced by the Bali Action Plan in 2007 and they have since been interpreted in various ways by different countries and country groupings. A key question for the talks on NAMAs...
Sustainable forest management by indigenous peoples and local communities
The Rights and Resources Initiative 2012
This report evaluates the progress achieved in forest management by indigenous people and local communities, which was set as a key objective at the 1992 Earth Summit held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. It presents new findings and identi...
A summary of the current status of international public finance for REDD+ development
A. Creed (ed); S. Nakhooda (ed) / Overseas Development Institute [ES] 2011
This paper summarises the current status of international public financial support and the progress made in the development of multilateral and bilateral delivery mechanisms for REDD+. The paper states that though it is difficult to e...
Analysis of a prototype REDD project aimed at reducing carbon emissions at a sub-national level
A. Densham; R. Czebiniak; D. Kessler; R. Skar / Greenpeace International 2009
This paper examines the Noel Kempff Climate Action Project (NKCAP) as a prototype for future sub-national projects to reduce emissions from deforestation and degradation (REDD). It evaluates the ability of the project to deliver on cl...
Knowledge on the impact of different land management practices on soil carbon sequestration rates across the world
A. Braimoh / World Bank 2012
This report aims to improve the knowledge base for scaling-up investments in land management technologies that sequester soil carbon for increased productivity under changing climate conditions. The report presents the following key m...
Is water adaptation planning effective?
G. Björklund (ed) / United Nations Development Programme 2009
The Report looks at water adaptation aspects in ongoing processes of formulating and implementing National Adaptation Programmes of Action – NAPAs. The authors discuss that the NAPA’s main objective is to serve...
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West Coast Environmental Law (WCEL)
West Coast Environmental Law is a Canadian legal champion for the environment. Through legal advice, education and advocacy, West Coast provides citizens and organizations with the knowledge, tools and innovative solutions needed to protect the environment and build sustainability locally, nationally and internationally.
CDM Policy Dialogue
The independent high-level panel on the Kyoto Protocol's Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) was established to review past CDM experience and help ensure the readiness and positioning of the CDM to meet the challenges of the post-2012 period. The objective of the policy dialogue is to make recommendations regarding how to best position the CDM to respond to future challenges and opportun...
International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO)
The International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO) was established under the auspices of the United Nations in 1986 amidst increasing worldwide concern for the fate of tropical forests. While almost everyone was alarmed at the rate of deforestation occurring in many tropical countries, there was also considerable agreement that the tropical timber trade was one of the keys to economic developme...
Oslo Climate and Forest Conference (OSFC)
Countries met in Oslo, Norway, in May 2010 to establish a global partnership to fight climate change. The main purpose of the Oslo Climate and Forest Conference was to enable effective, transparent and coordinated action on reducing greenhouse gas emissions from deforestation and forest degradation in developing countries, called REDD+. The global forest partnership that was established in Oslo ma...
The Earth System Governance Project
The Earth System Governance Project is the largest social science research network in the area of governance and global environmental change. The organisation’s international research programme explores political solutions and novel, more effective governance systems to cope with the current transitions in the biogeochemical systems of the planet. The normative context the organisation&rsquo...
Öko-Institut e.V. - Institute for Applied Ecology
The Öko-Institut is a European research and consultancy institution working towards a sustainable future. The institute's focal research areas include: Energy & Climate Protection Infrastructure & Enterprises Nuclear Engineering & Facility Safety Sustainable Products & Material Flows Environmenta...
European Capacity Building Initiative (ecbi)
The European Capacity Building Initiative (ecbi) focuses on overcoming a key limitation of the UN climate change negotiations - the lack of a level playing field between delegations, both North-South, and South-South. ecbi aims at overcoming this limitation and obstacles through a number of capacity and trust building activities, subsumed under three complementary integrated programmes:...
Eldis Environment Resource Guide
Resource guide on Eldis website covering global environmental issues. Guide includes links to full-text online documents and directory of related web sites, events and job announcements. Email updates service available on free subscription.
Global Environmental Facility Evaluation Office (GEF Evaluation Office)
The GEF Evaluation Office is an independent evaluation entity within the Global Environment Facility, and reports directly to the GEF Council on monitoring and evaluation matters. It has responsibilities in three main areas: Evaluation – it independently evaluates the effectiveness of GEF projects and programmes Norms – it establishes monito...
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