2015 Global Landscapes Forum Donor and Partner Report

Plantations International Information The 2015 Global Landscapes Forum (GLF) was the largest occasion assembled on the sidelines of the UNFCCC COP21 in Paris. Over 2 days (5-6 December), the Discussion forum combined greater than 3,200 individuals from farming, forestry, water management, financing and various other land usage choice makers.At the Forum, participants dedicated to: restoring 128 million ha of abject as well as deforested landscapes protecting watersheds across the Andes, led by 125 city and also local governments developing the very first and only settlements for ecosystem solutions initiative in the Pacific Islands setting up the International Collaboration for Blue Carbon [...]

German biodiesel exports decline in 2015

Plantations International Information German biodiesel exports from January through November 2015 were down virtually a quarter from the exact same duration in 2014. This is revealed by German Federal Statistical Office international profession figures. A decent 90 percent of exports went to EU member states. According to Agrarmarkt Informations-Gesellschaft mbH (AMI), the sharp decrease in biodiesel exports was very first and also leading based upon a huge decline in shipments to the Netherlands, France and Poland. Need from the Netherlands alone was down around 42 percent on the same period the previous year. Orders from Poland plummeted by 38 percent. Exports [...]

Iowa biodiesel production breaks record in 2015

Plantations International Information The Iowa Renewable Fuels Organization announced Jan. 13 that regardless of plan uncertainty for almost all of 2015, Iowa biodiesel manufacturing set a new annual document of 242 million gallons. Biodiesel production was up from 227 million gallons in 2014, as well as covered the previous document of 230 million gallons embeded in 2013. Once national numbers are announced, Iowa is expected to once more lead the country in biodiesel manufacturing in 2015. "It needs to be claimed that Iowa's document biodiesel production in 2015 is a proof to the effectiveness of Iowa's plants as well as to [...]

Iowa biodiesel production breaks document in 2015

Plantations International Information Biodiesel production in the US state of Iowa has actually set a new document of 242 million gallons in 2015, according to Iowa Renewable Fuels Association (IRFA). Biodiesel production was up from 227 million gallons in 2014 as well as covered the previous record of 230 million gallons established in 2013. When national numbers are revealed, Iowa is expected to once again lead the country in biodiesel production in 2015. IRFA states the record was made in spite of the unpredictability that bordered US' biofuels plan for a lot of the year. "It should be said that Iowa's [...]

Complexity of landscapes supplies a method forward for environment policy, state professionals at GLF 2015

Plantations International Information By Thomas Hubert, initially published at CIFOR's Forests InformationA holistic technique to sustainable land use adds an added and also crucial measurement to the international environment policy being shaped at COP21, speakers claimed at Sunday's closing ceremony of the 2015 Worldwide Landscapes Forum, held in Paris.The Forum united greater than 3000 people from across the forestry, farming, money and also other markets, in both established as well as arising nations, to discuss the duty of sustainable land usage in accomplishing environment and development goals.Achim Steiner, UNEP Exec Director as well as UN Under-Secretary-General, drew the connections in between [...]

GLF 2015 Pecha Kucha Style Night: Stories from the landscape – video

Plantations International News The Pecha Kucha (Japanese for "note chat") Evening gives six individuals the chance to tell their stories within a really tight timeframe of six mins, making use of a maximum of 20 Powerpoint slides. Enjoy their stories listed below: Plantations International

Argentina’s biodiesel production anticipated to drop 30 % in 2015

Plantations International News Argentina's biodiesel manufacturing is expected to reduce by 30 % in 2015 as growth of residential demand could not make up for declining international exports. The Argentine Biofuels and Hydrogen Association (ABHA) estimates this year's complete biodiesel result to cap at 1.8 million tonnes, a considerable decline from 2.58 million tonnes in 2014. Exports are expected to decline by 55 % and also the domestic Argentinian consumption, due to rise 11 %, will certainly not have the ability to compose the difference. The reduction suggests that the country's biodiesel sector is working just at roughly 40 % of [...]