Forests

A forest is an area of land dominated by trees. Hundreds of definitions of forest are used throughout the world, incorporating factors such as tree density, tree height, land use, legal standing and ecological function. The Food and Agriculture Organization defines a forest as land spanning more than 0.5 hectares with trees higher than 5 meters and a canopy cover of more than 10 percent, or trees able to reach these thresholds in situ. It does not include land that is predominantly under agricultural or urban land use. Using this definition FRA 2020 found that forests covered 4.06 billion hectares …

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WRI: World Resources Institute · 5 September 2024 English

WRI, alongside its partners, organized a ‘‘high-level stakeholder consultative forum’’ to explore the interventions needed to scale the adoption of productive use of renewable energy in smallholder agricultural sector. The …

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MP-IDSA: Manohar Parrikar Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses · 10 July 2024 English

The Climate Change and issues of Himalayan range is made up of three human health in Himalayas parallel ranges often referred to as the Greater Himalayas, the Lesser Himalayas, Climate …

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UNEP: United Nations Environment Programme · 8 July 2024

that has helped to feed a hungry planet. But the spread of farms has also led to the clearing of forests, grasslands and other natural spaces, spurring a wave of land degradation.  Around the world, more


WRI: World Resources Institute · 5 July 2024 English

Diners increasingly say they want to eat healthier, more sustainable diets. But it can be hard to change old habits. WRI’s "Food Service Playbook for Promoting Sustainable Food Choices" gives …

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ERIA: Economic Research Institute for ASEAN & East Asia · 3 July 2024 English

ERIA Research Project Report FY2024, No. 04

on fossil-fuel energy and the loss of tropical forests and peatlands rich in biodiversity-associated land is gifted with rich natural resources, such as forests, water, minerals, and biodiversity. Over the past the lives of people in rural areas; protecting forests and resources, using a value-added manner; and greenhouse gas (GHG) emitter in Lao PDR so the forests can sequestrate about five times the country’s by forest management, afforestation of degraded forests and reforestation to increase the forest cover


CDRI: Cambodia Development Resource Institute  · 3 July 2024

The study aims to identify the factors influencing students’ academic achievements overall and to explore the specific factors contributing to the unequal academic success between male and female students. [...] …

rice fields, while others ventured into dense forests to collect rubber or engage in logging activities not far from home. When they have to travel to forests or remote farms, where they have to sleep there education. Some parents worked in remote areas (e.g., forests or foreign countries), which caused them to have


WFP: World Food Programme · 28 June 2024 English

WFP’s Climate Resilience Investment Pipeline, first launched in December 2023, is the organization’s main vehicle to scale up financial, technical and partnership support to provide immediate climate protection, accelerate adaptation …

COUNTRY PROJECT TITLE Protecting Iraq’s Forests for Socio-economic development and food security Supporting the restoration and management of forests in Syria Country Syrian Arab Republic Restoring


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