SD5 Environmental services

Environmental services

Forests and society a major theme at the XIV World Forestry Congress

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Forests and society a major theme at the XIV World Forestry Congress
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The XIV World Forestry Congress will focus strongly on young people, women and local communities for sustainable forestry.

Seeing what farmers have to say

If you can peek into the minds of smallholder farmers, what will you see?

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Seeing what farmers have to say
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Photovoice provided farmers in Lantapan a creative way to express themselves and better understand their vulnerabilities and strengths.

Getting a picture of when nature isn’t a friend to farmers

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Getting a picture of when nature isn’t a friend to farmers
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Using photographs, farmers in central Viet Nam explain the challenges they have faced from extreme weather.

Can poor villages improve their livelihoods and environment?

A new law in Indonesia gives funds for development but villages don’t have the capacity to carry it through.

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Can poor villages improve their livelihoods and their environment?
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A new law in Indonesia funds development but villages don’t have the capacity to do it. Rewards-for-environmental-services’ schemes can help build capacity

A national agroforestry policy is an imperative for Viet Nam

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National agroforestry policy needed for Viet Nam
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The lack of a national policy is hindering the Government of Viet Nam from realising agroforestry's potential

Healthy watersheds need everyone’s help, agrees International Fund for Agricultural Development

From 2008 to 2012, under the Rewards for, Use of, and Shared Investment in Pro-

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Healthy watersheds need everyone’s help, agrees IFAD
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Everyone with an interest in a watershed has to be involved for its protection to be effective. This finding from the Philippines is now being globally promoted by IFAD.
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