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MYANMAR COUNTRY ENVIRONMENTAL ANALYSIS

Reports & Research
Julho, 2019
Myanmar

ASSESSING THE OPPORTUNITIES FOR SCALING UP COMMUNITY FORESTRY AND COMMUNITY

FORESTRY ENTERPRISES IN MYANMAR

This report was prepared by a World Bank team led by Martin Fodor and Stephen Ling. The team was composed of Aye Marlar Win, Aung Kyaw Naing, David Gritten, Kyaw Htun, Lesya Verheijen, Lwin Lwin Aung, Martin Greijmans, Nina Doetinchem, Robert Oberndorf, Ronnakorn Triraganon, Thiri Aung, and Werner Kornexl. 

Bhutan Forest Note

Reports & Research
Junho, 2019
Bhutan

The Bhutan Forest Note articulates opportunities for supporting Bhutan's sustainable development aspirations, including its constitutional commitment to maintain at least 60 percent of the country's land area under forest cover and to better respond or prepare for vulnerabilities such as climate change and natural disasters. The note presents a forward-looking business case for Bhutan to support an increase in forest utilization without jeopardizing the integrity of forest and non-forest ecosystems.

Global Landscapes Forum Bonn 2019: Outcome Statement

Reports & Research
Conference Papers & Reports
Maio, 2019
Global

In the face of the climate crisis and threats to food security, a safe water supply and biodiversity, GLF Bonn 2019 sought to hear the voices of Indigenous Peoples, local communities, women and youth – all of those with the greatest stake in confronting such global challenges. The forum did not avoid identifying hurdles, most of which stem from conflicting rights and interests, that hinder cooperation to rapidly secure the rights to a healthy life for present and future generations.

GLF Bonn 2019 Concept Note: Rights in the landscape

Conference Papers & Reports
Maio, 2019
Global

Join us in Bonn on June 22–23 alongside the inter-sessional climate talks where the Global Landscapes Forum (GLF) will focus the world’s attention on the fundamental importance of rights to address the current environmental crisis. In accelerating action toward creating landscapes that are productive, prosperous, equitable and resilient, the GLF is building its reach to 1 billion people across the world.

Aerial river management by smart cross-border reforestation

Peer-reviewed publication
Abril, 2019
Aruba
Bolívia
Brasil
Costa Rica
Portugal
Trindade e Tobago
Estados Unidos
Venezuela

In the face of increasing socio-economic and climatic pressures in growing cities, it is rational for managers to consider multiple approaches for securing water availability. One often disregarded option is the promotion of reforestation in source regions supplying important quantities of atmospheric moisture transported over long distances through aerial rivers, affecting water resources of a city via precipitation and runoff (‘smart reforestation’). Here we present a case demonstrating smart reforestation’s potential as a water management option.

การจัดการลุ่มนํ้าอิงอย่างมีส่วนร่วมและยั่งยืน

Journal Articles & Books
Março, 2019
Thailand

การจัดการลุ่มนํ้าที่มีเป้าหมายเพื่อความยั่งยืนโดยมีแนวคิดการจัดการลุ่มนํ้าที่ไม่ได้แยกส่วนทรัพยากรนํ้าออกจากทรัพยากรอื่นในระบบนิเวศลุ่มนํ้า เช่น ความหลากหลายทางชีวภาพ ที่ดิน ป่าไม้ และวิถีชีวิตผู้คนซึ่งเป็นทั้งฐานคิดและเครื่องมือที่มีประสิทธิภาพในการใช้และดูแลลุ่มนํ้าอย่างยั่งยืน เพื่อความเข้าใจเรื่องการจัดการลุ่มนํ้าว่าคืออะไร จัดการอะไร จัดการอย่างไรจึงจะพิสูจน์ได้ว่าเป็นการจัดการลุ่มนํ้าแบบยั่งยืน การเรียนรู้จากรูปธรรมความยั่งยืน ในพื้นที่ลุ่มนํ้าอิง ที่เป็นการจัดการลุ่มนํ้าแบบบูรณาการ โดยชุมชนและความร่วมมือหลากหลายภาคส่วน (Integrated Watershed Resources Management) รูปแบบการจัดการเป็นกา

The Business of Planting Trees

Conference Papers & Reports
Dezembro, 2018
Global

Across the world, companies with a wide range of business models are making money from planting trees. These restoration enterprises are proving that restoring degraded forests and agricultural lands is not only good for the planet, but a good business opportunity as well.

 

Roots of prosperity

Reports & Research
Dezembro, 2018
Global

Almost one-quarter of the world’s land area has been degraded over the past 50 years because of soil erosion, salinization, peatland and wetland drainage, and forest degradation. The resulting damage, in terms of lost ecosystem goods and services, costs the world an estimated US$6.3 trillion a year.

UN Decade of Ecosystem Restoration 2021 – 2030 Initiative proposed by El Salvador with the support of countries from the Central American Integration System (SICA)

Policy Papers & Briefs
Dezembro, 2018
South America
Global

During the Bonn Challenge 3.0 high-level meeting in Brazil in March 2018, El Salvador indicated its intention to seek the proclamation of the “UN Decade of Ecosystem Restoration 2021 – 2030”. This concept note sets out the context, rationale and purpose of this initiative. The distribution of this concept note is intended to reach the international community including governmental and non-governmental actors, UN agencies, and civil society.

 

Respecting Land and Forest Rights: A Guide for Companies

Reports & Research
Dezembro, 2018
Global

This Guide provides an entry point to understanding and implementing the principles of responsible governance of land tenure set out in the VGGT for companies involved in land-based investment. It provides a more manageable presentation of the VGGT, along with steps to ensure that a company acts consistently with them and includes thorough due diligence on the tenure rights of project-affected communities.