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.
The stated aim of the Cop 15 in Copenhagen was to achieve a global agreement that would avert dangerous climate change – setting legally binding greenhouse gas reduction for industrialized countries and establishing financial and technological measures to help majority world
Land tenure in Kenya has a direct impact on the use and management of the natural resources. When tenure rights are certain, they provide incentives to use land in a sustainable manner or invest in resource conservation whether for the individual or group of individuals (Ogolla, Mugabe
Deforestation has become one of the greatest threats to biodiversity conservation, rural
livelihoods and wealth creation, particularly in the tropics. On average, the global rate of
deforestation has been estimated at 14.6 million hectares yr-1 over the past decade. In
This paper is a concentrate of the experiences gained from the Product Development Segment in the ITTO-TEDB-FORIG Project "Industrial Utilisation of Selected Ghanaian Lesser Used Timber Species".