News and Events

A blog about science and policy developments on land use, livelihoods, and climate change in the tropical forest margins, featuring ASB research.

  • Tags: AfricaBiocarbonInitiative,amazon,ASB,congo_basin,REALU,REDD-ALERT,SEA   Tue, 04/05/2011 - 21:58  

    To do justice to the range of options farmers in fact have to respond to climate change, we need an explicit representation of at least three types of climate that are feasible at any location: open-field agriculture climate maps (these we already have and they are labelled ‘climate maps’), medium tree cover or agroforestry climate...

  • Tags: AfricaBiocarbonInitiative,OpCost,REDD-ALERT,News   Thu, 03/24/2011 - 18:02  

    A Community Based Adaptation to Climate Change project is gathering data and case studies of adaptation to provide policy makers with technical and scientific evidence to guide them in Africa. Read an interview where one of the lead researchers explains the project's activities here...

  • Tags: AfricaBiocarbonInitiative,congo-basin,indonesia,OpCost,REDD-ALERT,News   Mon, 03/21/2011 - 11:27  

    REDD+ projects will have to first implement the Free Prior Informed Consent (FPIC) process involving local communities and indigenous people living in forest areas before being awarded permits.