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Communities

Cultural Mediators

Indigenous communities have experienced rapid cultural change. In order to support their cultural identities, we have developed the Cultural Mediators program. The program trains teachers and develops educational materials for young indigenous students about territorial governance, natural resource management, climate change, and cultural traditions. Are you looking for our brief on “Indigenous Economy, Territorial Economic Governance and Socio-biodiversity[…]

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Climate Investments

State of the Voluntary Carbon Markets 2019

Financing Emissions Reductions for the Future

Ecosystem Marketplace was initially created to improve transparency and price discovery in the voluntary space, as there is no centralized system for transacting voluntary carbon credits. Between 2006 and 2018, our team has annually distributed surveys to our network of project developers, investors, retailers, and brokers to collect confidential information about their voluntary carbon offset […]

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Water

Resumen de políticas: Oportunidades y herramientas para la promoción de inversiones e intervenciones de recuperación y protección de la infraestructura natural para la seguridad hídrica

El presente documento tiene como objetivo presentar las oportunidades y herramientas que requieren ser impulsadas prioritriamente a fin de dinamizar mayores inversiones y recursos para la protección, conservación, y mantenimiento de la infraestructura natural, como un componente estratégico para la gobernanza hídrica nacional.

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Water

Foro Nacional Infraestructura Nacional: Folleto

Avances y retos para una gestión integrada y sostenible del agua

El Foro Nacional sobre Infraestructura Natural permitirá dar a conocer lo avanzado en Perú, resaltando la importancia de una gestión integrada de los recursos hídricos y enfatizando cómo la infraestructura natural juega un papel fundamental en su sostenibilidad.

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Communities Water

Iguales por el Agua

Memoria del Foro Igualdad de Género y Seguridad Hídrica

La desigualdad de género y la inseguridad hídrica son incompatibles con una existencia digna. Las políticas nacionales de Igualdad de Género y de Recursos Hídricos del Perú reconocen estas prioridades entre las más altas del país; sin embargo, las brechas de género y los riesgos hídricos no se están reduciendo en el ritmo esperado. Es[…]

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Forests

Natural Resource Governance Reform and the Peace Process in Myanmar

By Kevin M. Woods

This report summarizes the role of natural resources in armed conflict and the current peace process in Myanmar. It serves as a baseline study for efforts to promote equitable and accountable management of natural resources for peacebuilding. The main findings overall indicate a lack of meaningful progress on moving towards natural resource good governance reform[…]

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Communities Water

Contribuciones potenciales de la infraestructura preincaica de infiltración de agua para la seguridad hídrica en los Andes

By Boris F. Ochoa-Tocachi, Juan D. Bardales, Javier Antiporta, Katya Pérez, Luis Acosta, Feng Mao, Zed Zulkafli, Junior Gil-Ríos, Oscar Angulo, Sam Grainger, Gena Gammie, Bert De Bièvre y Wouter Buytaert

A nivel mundial, los recursos hídricos están sometidos a un fuerte estrés producto de la creciente variabilidad climática y las presiones ejercidas por el ser humano. En los Andes tropicales, las culturas preincaicas desarrollaron tecnologías de siembra y cosecha de agua basadas en la naturaleza para manejar los riesgos de sequías en climas naturales extremos. […]

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Resumen de investigación: Contribuciones potenciales de la infraestructura preincaica de infiltración de agua para la seguridad hídrica en los Andes

By Boris F. Ochoa-Tocachi, Juan D. Bardales, Javier Antiporta, Katya Pérez, Luis Acosta, Feng Mao, Zed Zulkafli, Junior Gil-Ríos, Oscar Angulo, Sam Grainger, Gena Gammie, Bert De Bièvre y Wouter Buytaert
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Research Summary: Potential contributions of pre-Inca water infiltration infrastructure for water security in the Andes

By Boris F. Ochoa-Tocachi, Juan D. Bardales, Javier Antiporta, Katya Pérez, Luis Acosta, Feng Mao, Zed Zulkafli, Junior Gil-Ríos, Oscar Angulo, Sam Grainger, Gena Gammie, Bert De Bièvre, and Wouter Buytaert
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Forests

How Has the EU Timber Regulation Enforced the European Trade of Timber in 2018?

By Marigold Norman

What are the links between trade and enforcement activity? Forest Trends assessed the latest trade data for 2018.

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Forests

Vietnam’s Cross-border Timber Crackdown and the Quest for State Legitimacy

By Phuc Xuan To and Sango Mahanty

The Government of Vietnam’s recent devolution of regulatory powers over the cross-border trade between Cambodia and Vietnam has enabled provincial authorities to increase illicit timber flows from Cambodia to finance local economic agendas. Timber imports have become a key revenue source for provincial budgets. Meanwhile, the central government has made a commitment to its international[…]

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Forests

Forest Trends Comments on Myanmar Draft Forest Rules (2019) Regarding Land Rights

By Gabrielle Kissinger

In May, 2019, the Myanmar Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Conservation (MONREC) released its Forest Law Draft Rules which elaborate on how the Forest Law of 20181 will be implemented. The MONREC Forest Department (FD) is conducting state and regional publication consultations in Summer and Fall 2019 before proceeding to national-level public consultations by[…]