Le changement climatique, la dégradation des terres et la disparition des arbres ont des conséquences catastrophiques sur les récoltes

Ghana – Huitième partie de la série de vidéos « Les populations inaudibles d’Afrique de l’Ouest peuvent inspirer le monde » produite dans le cadre du projet WAFFI. Le changement climatique, la dégradation des terres et la disparition des arbres ont des conséquences catastrophiques sur les récoltesYara Nankong, communauté Nakong, district de Kassena-Nankana, Région du…

How timber markets can help save tropical forests

Gerhard Dieterle is Executive Director of The International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO), an intergovernmental organization that promotes conservation of tropical forest resources and their sustainable management, use and trade. Some of the world’s biggest companies and markets are demanding proof that any imports of wood or wood products from their suppliers, are from legal and…

Collaborating for the Commons

Peru – As the environment changes around us, finding solutions to benefit the common good has never been more pressing. Enter multi-stakeholder forums (MSFs), a seemingly simple idea of getting everybody in one room. These forums bring together government, communities, civil society organizations and business, to share information and find resolutions to commonly held challenges.…

Régénération naturelle assistée

Burkina Faso – Septième partie de la série de vidéos « Les populations inaudibles d’Afrique de l’Ouest peuvent inspirer le monde » produite dans le cadre du projet WAFFI. Régénération naturelle assistéeMaimouna Regtoumda, Kougrissincé, département de Nobéré, Burkina Faso Avant la création du parc national Kaboré Tambi au sud du Burkina Faso en 1997, les…

Use it, don’t lose it!

“Food in the Anthropocene represents one of the greatest health and environmental challenges of the 21st century,” begins the EAT-Lancet Commission’s 2019 report on healthy diets and sustainable food systems. The nature of the challenge is well-known: how can we produce enough food to nourish a growing population with an increasing appetite for animal products,…

Bisakah minyak kelapa sawit masuk ekonomi sirkular?

Indonesia – Minyak kelapa sawit sangat multi guna. Membuat kue kering lebih renyah, sampo lebih berbusa dan pensil bibir lebih lembut. Semua itu, untuk harga yang lebih murah dibanding minyak lain. Namun, pemberitaan media mengangkat sisi gelap industri ini. Teras berita mengangkat deforestasi masif atas nama produksi minyak kelapa sawit, seiring isu buruk sosial dan lingkungan…

One size does not fit all

Indonesia – Efforts to help Indonesian oil palm smallholders comply with sustainability standards and “good agricultural practices” may not succeed if these do not better account for smallholder diversity, according to newly published research. Independent oil palm smallholders are particularly struggling to comply with the increasingly strict rules in the sector, says the research article:…