The three-day event in May explored the potential for private sector investment in trees and landscape restoration opportunities in Africa. Forum proceedings, presentations and background papers are now available online.
Lessons learned from the first generation of sub-national REDD ‘demonstration activities’ will shape the international REDD mechanism’s ability to promote policies and actions that are equitable and generate the co-benefits, and will have a crucial impact on the design of the second generation of REDD strategies and activities.
Building on the successful work of the Rainforest Alliance's Sustainable Forestry Division in Mexico and Central America, PROFOR co-financed three case studies documenting changes in income, return on investment and the role of technical assistance in bringing investments to their full potential in Mexico, Guatemala and Honduras.
With PROFOR support, the World Bank's East Asia and Pacific staff will help prepare a roadmap for policy and institutional reforms in key state forest management areas in Northeast China, to promote the transformation of practices toward economic viability, sustainable forest resource management, and local livelihood security.