policy

Stories from the area: Can video footage of smallholder farmers in East Africa have an effect at the policy level?

Plantations International News Man delivering fire wood along the 50km road to Lilongwe, Malawi. IFPRI/ Mitchell Maher.By Milo Mitchell. Originally released by the International Food Plan Research Institute.In February, I joined San Francisco-based digital photographer Mitchell Maher on a trip to Tanzania and Malawi. Both people journeyed out with each other to make films and collect photos for some continuous tasks IFPRI is entailed with in the region.In Tanzania, wesigned up with IFPRI elderly research other Ephraim Nkonya as well as his German collaborators, on the enormous Trans-SEC project. This job covers a handful of towns throughout Tanzania, as well as [...]

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 [...]