4th International Conference on Planted Forests

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The International Congress on Planted Forests is an international academic conference that is being organized by the International Union on Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO) with the technical support of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations through its Planted Forests Programme.

Find out more about the event here.

Making sense of ‘intersectionality’

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  • Making sense of ‘intersectionality’

The CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research is hosting the webinar “Making sense of ‘intersectionality’” on Nov. 15  from 3pm-4.30pm CET. The webinar is organized in collaboration with the CGIAR Research Program on Forests, Trees and Agroforestry (FTA).

Fint out more about the event here.

FTA at GLF Bonn

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  • FTA at GLF Bonn

The CGIAR Research Program on Forests, Trees and Agroforestry (FTA) participated the Global Landscapes Forum (GLF) Bonn, held on Dec. 1-2, 2018.

With the urgency of acting against environmental degradation and climate change, GLF Bonn 2018 will be key in drawing out the next steps toward hitting sustainability targets. Organizations and individuals from across sectors and backgrounds will stir up conversations to boost action on the ground and learn from local experiences.

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The 24th Conference of the Parties (COP 24) to the UNFCCC

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  • The 24th Conference of the Parties (COP 24) to the UNFCCC

The 24th Conference of the Parties (COP24) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) will be held in Katowice, Poland, from Dec. 2-14, 2018, with a key objective to adopt the implementation guidelines of the Paris Climate Change Agreement.

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Global Landscapes Forum New York 2019

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  • Global Landscapes Forum New York 2019

Enhancing food system resilience

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  • Enhancing food system resilience

Organized by the CGIAR Research Program on Forests, Trees and Agroforestry (FTA) and the Environmental Change Institute – University of Oxford, this event in Bogor, Indonesia, looked at enhancing food system resilience in terms of the roles of forests, trees and agroforestry, as well as perspectives for research.

The event featured a keynote on enhancing food system resilience from John Ingram, before presentations on the importance of forests, trees and agroforestry for food security and nutrition through a food systems approach from Terry Sunderland, Stepha McMullin and Amy Ickowitz, and a Q&A session.

Find out more at the event webpage.

Global Landscapes Forum Kyoto

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  • Global Landscapes Forum Kyoto

Global Landscapes Forum (GLF) Kyoto will focus on how we can tackle climate change from the landscape. On May 13, experts from science, business, policy, international development and more will come join in person – and online from around the world, to focus on sustainable landscapes as one of the keys to climate mitigation and adaptation.

The livestreamed talks at the Kyoto International Conference Center, complemented by a comprehensive digital edition with live discussions from five continents, will analyze on-the-ground solutions for the challenges highlighted by the U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change and in meetings taking place alongside GLF Kyoto.

Find out more at the event website.

Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice (SBSTA) at the Bonn Climate Change Conference

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  • Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice (SBSTA) at the Bonn Climate Change Conference

The Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice (SBSTA) at the Bonn Climate Change Conference is one of two permanent subsidiary bodies to the Convention established by the COP/CMP. It supports the work of the COP, the CMP and the CMA through the provision of timely information and advice on scientific and technological matters as they relate to the Convention, its Kyoto Protocol and the Paris Agreement.

Key areas of work for the SBSTA include the impacts, vulnerability and adaptation to climate changepromoting the development and transfer of environmentally-sound technologies and conducting technical work to improve the guidelines for preparing and reviewing greenhouse gas emission inventories from Annex I Parties. The SBSTA carries out methodological work under the Convention, the Kyoto Protocol and the Paris Agreement, and promotes collaboration in the field of research and systematic observation of the climate system.

The 50th session of SBSTA will take place from June 17-27, 2019, in Bonn, Germany. For more information, check the event page.

Global Landscapes Forum Bonn

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  • Global Landscapes Forum Bonn

The 2019 annual GLF event will focus the world’s attention on the fundamental importance of rights to address the current environmental crisis. Linking people to landscapes, the GLF will explore the essential contributions of indigenous peoples, local communities, and rural and indigenous women and youth in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and Paris Agreement on climate change, highlighting the transformative role of rights and rights-based approaches for securing a more just, sustainable and prosperous future for all.

Bound to be the year’s biggest international event on rights, GLF Bonn 2019 will leverage the Forum’s platforms to support the widespread adoption of a rights-based approach to sustainability that recognizes and protects rural and indigenous rights and their critical role as nature’s stewards. The GLF aims to make this year a turning point for how rights, traditional knowledge and proposed solutions from the ground are respected, considered and implemented in policy, action and investment cycles globally. Connect, share, learn and act with the GLF in Kyoto and be part of the change!

For more information, check the event website.

ASEAN Bamboo Congress 2019

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  • ASEAN Bamboo Congress 2019

The Bamboo Congress aims to provide a venue for an international forum for exchange of information and updates among researchers, academe, policy makers, private and public individuals on bamboo and sustainable environment strategies within ASEAN region.

For more information, visit the event website.


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