Natural resource management and biodiversity - Other news
[Updated: April 24, 2012]
Expert meeting on IPBES and capacity building. Working documents, information documents, presentations and meeting report from an international expert meeting on the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) and capacity building held in Trondheim, Norway, on May 25-27, 2011.
Justice in the forests - a series of short films. The Forest Governance Learning Group (FGLG) has produced a series of short films which show how small teams can have a big impact in tackling forest governance. The films collectively make the case that for long term sustainability it is necessary to put social justice centre stage – and that in practice, this means investing in locally controlled forestry.
The Water we eat - Challenges for ACP countries in times of scarcity. Presentations, executive summaries and conference report from the Brussels briefing on April 13, 2011. Around 100 ambassadors, policy-makers, NGO representatives and member state delegates followed the discussions in the Walter Hallstein room of the Berlaymont, European Commission.
Scoping report. Report from a Indigenous Partnership for Agrobiodiversity and Food Sovereignty workshop held in Pisaq, Cusco, Peru, on May 3-5, 2010.
Conflict and cooperation in local water governance - Video reports. The Competing for Water programme has produced three video reports to illustrate some of its findings. The video reports are entitled 'Competing for Water - when new powerful users emerge', 'Competing for Water - when more water leads to conflict' and 'Competing for Water - the challenge of local water governance'.
Thanks to Helle Munk Ravnborg for sharing the news.
CGIAR newsletter September 2010. Newsletter from the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR) with a thematic focus on agricultural biodiversity.
Biodiversity and Rural Development in ACP countries. Reports from 17th Brussels Development Briefing, which discussed the key role Biodiversity plays in rural development, especially for ACP countries, and issues such the relationship between poverty and biodiversity, the effects of biodiversity loss in hunger and food insecurity, governance issues, the Intellectual Property Rights’ challenge, farmers rights policies and legislation at the national, regional and global levels. March 10, 2010.