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6ème réunion du Groupe Sangha

Engagement du "Groupe Sangha" dans l'influence des politiques nationales et sous-régionales du Trinational de la Sangha

Né du constat selon lequel les efforts entrepris dans le cadre de la conservation d’une manière générale ne se limitaient qu’aux exigences des bailleurs de fonds sans tenir compte des résultats des chercheurs ni des préoccupations des  communautés à la  base, le Groupe Sangha a entrepris de renverser cette tendance. …  

10 Aug 2009 | News story

arborvitae Special Issue July 2009 - Strengthening Voices for Better Choices

New! arborvitae special issue in five languages!

From the Strengthening Voices for Better Choices project, a review of the lessons and experiences of IUCN’s global multi-stakeholder forest governance project in five different languages. …  

29 Jul 2009 | News story

Indigenous Suruí group and IUCN staff

Amazonian indigenous group leads the way for sustainable forest management

IUCN had special visitors at its Headquarters on Tuesday morning! Four representatives from the indigenous Suruí people of Mato Grosso state in the Brazilian Amazon are participating in the Paléo Music Festival in Switzerland and visited us to share their stories regarding ongoing conservation activities carried out on their lands. …   | Spanish | Spanish

22 Jul 2009 | News story

Forest logging - Republic of Congo

Report urges forestry industry to tackle conflict with local people

Conflict between companies that profit from forests and local people who depend on them could be tackled by industry-led approaches but too few companies use them, says a report published today (8 July) by The Forests Dialogue (TFD), an international group of forest experts from business, environmental, academic and human rights groups. …  

08 Jul 2009 | International news release

Landscapes and Livelihoods drawing

IUCN brings livelihoods and landscape to IEA discussion on indirect effects of bioenergy

At a workshop on indirect effects of bioenergy, organised by a working group of the International Energy Agency, IUCN brought messages related to the social effects, including livelihoods and landscapes. …  

09 Jun 2009 | News story
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Sudan Marketing Workshop

Communities to benefit more from trees in NE Sudan

Natural resources in NE Sudan offer win-win solutions: natural products from indigenous trees and other plants are well adapted to local climatic conditions, they contribute to environmental conservation and they can contribute to sustainable income generation in local communities.  

04 Jun 2009 | News story

IUCN's role as facilitator in Cameroon's multi-stakeholder consultations for a Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA)

New report published evaluating multi-stakeholder consultation in Cameroon

The report is produced by The Keystone Center and is titled 'IUCN’s role as facilitator in Cameroon’s multi-stakeholder consultations for a Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA)'. …  

06 May 2009 | News story

Atelier LLS Burkina Faso - Photo de famille

Liens opérationnels entre les outils de Suivi – Evaluation et les techniques de Communication

Un des défis du programme Paysage et moyens d’existence c’est d’utiliser des concepts et des outils novateurs visant à concilier protection de l’environnement et l’amélioration des conditions de vie des populations rurales. C’est dans ce cadre que l’UICN à travers le Programme LLS Burkina Faso a organisé deux ateliers de renforcement des capacités des partenaires locaux et de certains membres de l’équipe chargé de l’implémentation du programme venu du Cameroun, Burundi et du Burkina Faso. …  

28 Apr 2009 | News story
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Philautus poppiae. IUCN Red List status: Endangered

Fighting for forest frogs

The Philautus poppiae frog is native to Sri Lanka and lives in closed canopy cloud forest. It is classified as Endangered on The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™ due to the ongoing decline in the quality and extent of its forest habitat. …  

23 Apr 2009 | News story

3 FLEG publications

3 new publications from the Strengthening Voices for Better Choices project

SVBC has issued three new publications on its forest governance work in Asia... …  

09 Apr 2009 | News story
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View of logging road in the Cameroon Forests