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High-quality food, clean environment - better well-being

MTT Agrifood Research Finland is leading research institute developing sustainability and competitiveness of the food system.
We conduct research within five research areas which utilize the expertise of the entire organization.

Operating under the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, MTT employs around 750 people at 14 locations across Finland. Our head office is situated at Jokioinen, a 1.5-hour drive from Helsinki.

In 2013 our expenditure totalled approximately EUR 59,5 million, of which 57 % was budget financing.

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April, 2017

Although REDD+ is approaching its 10th anniversary, major impacts in terms of reduced forest loss are hard to document. Conservation practitioners and scholars are therefore increasingly asking why REDD+ has not delivered more tangible results. A recent Comment in Conservation Biology by Fletcher et al. (2016) addresses this question. We agree with Fletcher et al. that REDD+ has been hyped in some circles, which has created unrealistic expectations among policy makers and forest dwellers alike. Yet, we argue that Fletcher et al.

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