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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

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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Congo Basin Landscapes

The African Development Bank contributes to the conservation of the Congo Basin ecosystems

The support program for the conservation of the Congo Basin ecosystems (PACEBCo) has been approved by the Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (ADB). This program aims to ensure the regeneration of the ecosystems, improvement of human wellbeing and the reinforcement of institutions in charge of the Convergence Plan of the Central African Forest Commission (COMIFAC).  …   | French

27 Mar 2009 | News story
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Photo de famille réunion de planification du Programme Forêts du PACO
Kribi-Cameroun

Le Programme Forêt s'organise et se structure Progressivement

Du 2 au 4 mars 2009 à Kribi au Cameroun, tout le personnel du Programme de Conservation des Forêts d’Afrique Centrale et Occidentale s’est réuni pour échanger sur les activités en cours (forces, faiblesses, menaces, opportunités) dudit Programme, pour mieux se connaître, se comprendre, partager la même vision et mieux communiquer. …  

09 Mar 2009 | News story
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This image shows the courtship behavior of Indian Bull frogs (Holobatrachus tigerinus). During the monsoon, the breeding males become bright yellow in color, while females remain dull. The prominent blue vocal sacs of male produce strong nasal mating call.
Forest Conservation Programme