Deforestation

Deforestation, clearance, clearcutting or clearing is the removal of a forest or stand of trees from land which is then converted to a non-forest use. Deforestation can involve conversion of forest land to farms, ranches, or urban use. The most concentrated deforestation occurs in tropical rainforests. About 31% of Earth's land surface is covered by forests. Between 15 - 18 million hectares of forest, an area the size of Belgium are destroyed every year, on average 2,400 trees are cut down each minute.The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations defines deforestation as the conversion of forest to other …

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CBD: Convention on Biological Diversity · 5 April 2024 English

The Executive Secretary circulates herewith, for the information of participants in the twenty- sixth meeting of the Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice, the guidance related to using …

of Amazonian lowland forests could mask high deforestation and low restoration rates of dry forests in includes the conversion of land cover (e.g. deforestation or mining), changes in the management of the acidification, including reducing emissions from deforestation and other land-use changes, managing inputs includes the conversion of land cover (e.g. deforestation or change mining), changes in the management


World Bank Group · 4 April 2024 English

of forest loss in 2015, deforestation rates steadily decreased. Deforestation slowed from an average


World Bank Group · 4 April 2024 English

practices and increasing land use, grazing and deforestation) and biophysical (soils, geomorphology, vegetation


World Bank Group · 4 April 2024 English

necessary measures to reverse desertification, deforestation and environmental degradation, and to conserve taxation to de-incentivize activities that lead to deforestation. These activities are mainly related to Type


World Bank Group · 4 April 2024 English

Reductions (ER payments) related to reduced deforestation, forest degradation and the enhancement of forest


World Bank Group · 4 April 2024 English

Enterprises in Kenya encompass a diverse and dynamic landscape, representing a crucial driver of economic growth and employment opportunities in the country. Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) play a pivotal …

and Other Land Use AUD Avoided Unplanned Deforestation BAU Business as Usual CCCF County Climate Change Design Document REDD+ Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation SDG Sustainable Development otherwise been emitted, such as by preventing deforestation in an area with a high rate of logging or providing resulting carbon credits. Reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (REDD+): Framework for emissions- limitation programs focused on preventing deforestation that was negotiated under the United Nations


FOEI: Friends of the Earth International · 4 April 2024 English

This report examines U.S. bank financing of meat, dairy, and feed corporations and the sizable climate impact of that financing. As the climate crisis has intensified, U.S. banks have come …

emissions from land conversion (including deforestation) for animal feed production and grazing.11 exposed to scandals tied to climate change, deforestation, biodiversity loss, human rights abuses, and concerns that JBS is contributing to illegal deforestation in the Amazon rainforest.33 In June 2023, hearing investigating cattle supply chains and deforestation in the Amazon,34 where Senators zeroed in cattle from “dirty” ranches responsible for deforestation to “clean” ranches, so that by the time they


SEI: Stockholm Environment Institute · 3 April 2024 English

for alignment and synergies of European and Chinese policies and strategies to address imported deforestation. This study helps to fill that gap by building and expanding on the ‘Brussels Effect’ as a framework framework to analyse the prospects of policy convergence between the EU and China on imported deforestation.

implement any trade policies based on zero-deforestation. Combined, market forces and cooperative mechanisms the barriers for China to adopt measures on deforestation. Need for the Brussels Effect theory to capture between the EU and China to address imported deforestation. Forest Policy and Economics, 162:103183. https://doi between the EU and China to address imported deforestation China and the EU have a long history of bilateral policies and strategies to address imported deforestation. This study helps to fill that gap by building


World Bank Group · 3 April 2024 English

tracking land-use change, forest degradation and deforestation, and associated carbon emissions, and creating


World Bank Group · 3 April 2024 English

infrastructure and services. Environmental degradation (deforestation, soil erosion, sedimentation, etc.), and pollution


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