Forests and Climate Change

The work of this group supports national and regional adaptation in Africa by means of an improved scientific understanding of the impacts of climate change on forests and people in Africa and the options and priorities for adaptation.

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 14:43

The objective of the conference is to to share findings from research aimed at improving the sustainability of indigenous mahogany in Ghana’s forest estate in collaboration with industrial and community tree farmers.

Fri, 04/25/2014 - 08:06

Whether invasion of introduced plant species may be aided by certain community properties is poorly understood for species-rich ecosystems, such as tropical montane forests. In Kenya, the non-native tree Fraxinus pennsylvanica has invaded degraded montane forests.

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 09:54

Call for expression of interest in   IFS Collaborative Research Grants 2014
    Focusing on Biodiversity

Wed, 03/05/2014 - 16:45

A new report by UNEP's International Resource Panel on the linkages between REDD+ and a Green Economy will be launched on the International Day of Forests (21 March).

Wed, 03/05/2014 - 16:40

The UN-REDD Programme is hiring,  please see vacancies at www.un-redd.org 

Wed, 11/13/2013 - 11:11

FIRST ANNOUNCEMENT AND CALL FOR ABSTRACTS
 

THEME:
 

The Contribution of Forests to Ghana’s Economic Development

OBJECTIVE

Tue, 09/10/2013 - 12:45

The Mastercard Foundation, which is based in Canada, is funding full scholarships for students from Africa to attend the University of British Columbia, either as undergraduates or to enroll in professional Master’s programs.