Tropical Forest Update

Forests rise to the top

Just before this edition of the Tropical Forest Update went to print, a historic agreement on climate change was struck in France, and forests are now at the very top of the global environmental agenda. In the Paris Agreement, almost all the countries of the world agree to hold the increase in global average temperature to well below 2°C above pre-industrial levels and to pursue efforts to limit the temperature increase to 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels.


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    • Sustaining rattan resources in Southeast Asia

    • Strengthening forest governance in Cambodia

    • Beating the borer

    • Interview with Emmanuel Ze Meka

    • Council report

    • Fellowship report

    • Market trends

    • Recent editions

    • ITTO vacancy announcement

    • Meetings
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The ITTO Tropical Forest Update is published quarterly in English, French and Spanish.
The French and Spanish editions are usually posted about one month after the English.

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Issue 28 No.1

Embracing the equality of women and men

Women have always been part of forestry—as custodians of traditionalknowledge, as gatherers and user...

Issue 27 No 4

Building bridges for SFM

Transboundary conservation areas (TBCAs) can be defined as geographical areas that are ecologically connected a...

Issue 27 No 3

Keeping track of the forest

Forests are complex ecosystems, and they change over time. Contemporary sustainable forest management (SFM) ...

Issue 27 No 2

The buzz on green supply chains

There’s plenty of talk these days about “sustainable” or “green” supply cha...


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