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Agriculture

Targeting Zero Deforestation

Company Progress on Commitments That Count, 2019

A Collaborative Analysis between Forest Trends and Ceres, Based on Supply Change Data It’s been nearly a decade since the Board of the Consumer Goods Forum (CGF), an industry association comprised of roughly 400 companies, passed a resolution to achieve Zero Net Deforestation in the “big four” commodity supply chains responsible for the bulk of […]

By Philip Rothrock and Laura Weatherer
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Water

Peru’s Leading Water Institutions Commit to Increasing Women’s Role in Water Management at First-of-Its-Kind National Forum

Our team recently wrapped up Peru’s first Gender Equality and Water Security Forum, where the country’s leading authorities on water, sanitation, environment, and agriculture came together to act on the gender gap in water and land management. Together, Peruvian leaders recognized that equitable access among men and women to land rights, water rights, and decisions […]

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Forests

What is in Myanmar’s First EITI Forestry Reports?

The Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) requires countries to disclose information on their natural resource sector. In 2016, the government of Myanmar published its first Myanmar EITI report (referred to here as the MEITI) on the oil and gas and mining sectors. In January 2019, the MEITI finalized its first reports on forestry. This brief […]

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Climate Amazon: the forest of today and tomorrow (30 min)

Forest Trends is happy to share this very timely..

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Stewards of the Forest

Supporting indigenous and forest communities to..

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Peru’s Leading Water Institutions Commit to Increasing Women’s Role in Water Management at First-of-Its-Kind National Forum

Did you know that water security depends on gender..

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Careers

¡Estamos contratando! Trabaja con nosotros en..

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Women Water Users of the Chancay-Lambayeque

For thirteen years, women of the Chancay-Lambayeque..

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Skoll - Hanging in the Balance

What does it take to change the world? In the..

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Forest Trends

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The Infrastructure Upgrade, Reimagined – Global Waters – Medium

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On #GivingTuesday, An Investment in Optimism

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Nature can be one-third of the solution to climate change - so why is it only one percent of the conversation?

We are so excited to have joined Nature4Climate..

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