Shifts in climate and market uncertainty may hamper how effective tree-planting is as a climate-crisis solution. New Zealand researchers, with others, used modelling to explore how diversifying forest management could reduce risks over time from both climate change and the volatility of the forestry market.
A study of deforestation in Colombia by researchers from The University of Queensland has revealed some valuable insights which could be used to help slow deforestation in areas around the globe.
The Global Forest Observations Initiative (GFOI) launched a portal – the first such comprehensive platform – to track international capacity development support to developing countries in forest monitoring for climate action.
“Agroforestry isn’t a ‘no man’s land’ between forestry and agriculture and should receive specific policy support,” FAO Deputy Director-General, Climate and Natural Resources, Maria Helena Semedo said.
Forestry research & development in worker safety, carbon emission targets, design standards, biosecurity, fire detection, and genetics.