Forests and Climate Change

The work of this group supports national and regional adaptation in Africa by means of an improved scientific understanding of the impacts of climate change on forests and people in Africa and the options and priorities for adaptation.

Fri, 07/16/2010 - 18:48

Deforestation has become one of the greatest threats to biodiversity conservation, rural
livelihoods and wealth creation, particularly in the tropics. On average, the global rate of
deforestation has been estimated at 14.6 million hectares yr-1 over the past decade. In

Tue, 07/13/2010 - 23:12

This paper is a concentrate of the experiences gained from the Product Development Segment in the ITTO-TEDB-FORIG Project "Industrial Utilisation of Selected Ghanaian Lesser Used Timber Species".

Tue, 07/06/2010 - 14:19

Goal
 

To increase the benefits that local communities derive from forest resources and thereby enhance their contribution to sustainable forest management