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Conferences and committees the world over are recognizing the importance of youth  representation. However, youth participation is still largely limited, particularly in the international arena, to a ‘demand to be heard’. Youth involvement can also often be tokenistic – where young people are given a voice but no decisionmaking power.   Youth participation requires a...
Peru contains the fourth largest area of tropical forest in the world, yet faces a worsening net deforestation rate. In 2008, to address this threat, the national government announced its ambition to reduce deforestation to zero by 2021. Via literature review and key informant interviews, this study assess two years of REDD+ readiness preparations according to six readiness functions. A mixed...
From a global perspective, mountain farming is family farming. Mountain areas, with their dispersed  patches of useable land at different altitudes with  different climates and with their often highly fragmented landscapes and narrow limits for mechanization, are most efficiently and effectively managed by family farms. The growing attention to family farming presents an...

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The Global Canopy Programme’s (GCP) is a tropical forest thinktank based in Oxford working through multidisciplinary networks worldwide, pioneering initiatives such as the Forest Footprint Disclosure Project, the Natural Capital Declaration, the REDD Desk and the Little Book series test innovative solutions to protect forests within a global economy that still values them more dead than alive....
The Water, Land and Ecosystems (WLE) is an ambitious 12-year CGIAR Research Program, unmatched in its scope and range of partners.  It embodies innovative thinking on agriculture, the management of natural resources, and the alleviation of poverty to improve food security and environmental protection. It harnesses specialist skills to solve pressing problems in priority regions,...
Wild Rodopi is an independent Bulgarian NGO conducting wildlife research and conservation projects in the Rhodope (Rodopi) Mountains. As well as collecting biological records and monitoring the exceptionally rich biodiversity of the Rhodope Mountains, we also work for the preservation of rural heritage in the region, acknowledging the crucial role that non-intensive agriculture and traditional...