Operational Logging and Degradation Monitoring Initiative (OLDM) boosts law enforcement through forest monitoring in Laos.

Field inspection. Credit: Bee Aphaiso OLDM is a forest monitoring system that enables Lao authorities to detect changes in forest cover on individual tree level fast enough for field teams to interdict illegal logging activities, seize logs before transport and processing, and apprehend the offenders. The system undergoes a second...

REDD+ Community Exchange in Fiji: At the end of 10 years of REDD+ support by GIZ in the Pacific Island Countries

REDD+ Community Exchange Workshop participants, visiting the Nadroumai women group / Nadroumai village close to Sigatoka on March 09, 2021. Copyright by Pacific Community (SPC) – Land Resources Division and GIZ. The BMU-funded IKI project “REDD+ Conservation in Pacific Island Countries” will end in March, 2021, looking back on more...

Upcoming webinar on global forest governance jointly organized by members of SNRD Asia and SNRD Africa

The programmes Protection and Sustainable Use of Forest Ecosystems and Biodiversity in Laos (ProFEB), Sustainable Natural Resources Management in Madagascar (PAGE), Forests and Climate Change Programme (FORCLIME) in Indonesia, Forestry and Environmental Programme (ProPFE) in Cameroon and Sector Programme International Forest Policy (SV IFP) cordially invite you to the...

7.5 Years in Panay: Results and impacts of ForClim I and II

By Sonja Scheele ILOILO City, PH, 23 January - The Forest and Climate Protection Panay (ForClim) project of the German and Philippine governments, implemented by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH and the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) in two phases that span almost eight years now,...

Basics on forest protection

How can local communities be motivated to participate in forest management and conservation efforts in village forests? The CliPAD (Climate Protection through Avoided Deforestation) project provides incentives aiming to stabilize the landscape as well as reducing deforestation and forest degradation in two districts in Houaphan province. To date, 25...