Agroforestry Concessions are a strategic mechanism for smallholders in the Amazon. How do we make it work?
Every year, the Peruvian Amazon loses more than 100,000 hectares of forest due to expansion of the agricultural frontier over state forest land. In the last 15 years, a significant share of frontier dynamics has been closely related to the expansion of cash crops such as coffee and more recently, cocoa and other annual crops, grown mainly by migrant smallholder farmers. However, on state forest land, legal property titles cannot be granted.
Has Borneo’s deforestation slowed down?15.01.19
Borneo - When people talk about deforestation in Indonesia and Malaysia, palm oil often gets…Read more
PIM Newsletter: October – December 201814.01.19
- Food Security
Collection of news from the Policies, Institutions, and Markets (PIM) program for the last quarter…Read more
We need more magic beans to help us offset the effects of climate change09.01.19
You may think magic beans belong in fairy tales. But when scientist Daniel Debouck went…Read more