In its statement released in Rome, Italy today, the Advisory Committee of Sustainable Forest-based Industries referenced the essential role that forestry and forest products have played during the pandemic - and how they can help drive much-needed economic recovery...
9 Oct 2020
Nespresso has been carbon neutral across its business operations since 2017, and now commits to achieving full carbon neutrality across its supply chain and product life cycle...
18 Sep 2020
Forests provide an essential buffer between people and wildlife - and the viruses they carry. Global agriculture is destroying forests, harming biodiversity and may be putting human life at risk...
24 Aug 2020
The age of a forest can influence how effectively it offsets our emissions...
Tom Pugh 31 Jul 2020
Indigenous and local communities face threats from biodiversity loss...
Julie Mollins 20 Feb 2020
Rights recognition crucial to fend off global warming and catastrophic climate change...
Julie Mollins 24 Jan 2020
FAO is working with countries to coordinate land use approaches across sectors, ensuring integrated management of forests and agriculture so that both food security and forestry objectives are met...
18 Dec 2019
The UN's REDD programme has boosted forest monitoring capacities through data by generating detailed maps, statistics and studies on forest-use that were not possible previously.
22 Oct 2018
"GIAHS is also about innovation and opportunities, including broadening access to new markets and businesses such as eco-labelling, agri-tourism, youth empowerment to add value to our agricultural patrimony."
23 Apr 2018
Planting more trees, farming more sustainably and conserving wetlands could significantly slash the amount of carbon emissions that humanity spews into the atmosphere...
17 Oct 2017
The chocolate industry is indirectly driving massive and illegal deforestation in Ivory Coast, fuelling a catastrophic decline in wildlife...
15 Sep 2017
Global production of all major wood products is showing its largest growth since the global economic downturn of 2008-2009, according to new data...
22 Dec 2015