If the world is to confront the challenges of mitigating and adapting to climate change while meeting the demands of a rapidly-growing global population, it is vital that we find the balance between conserving and regenerating forest areas with economic growth for poverty reduction. This is what the World Bank’s work on forests aims to achieve.
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April 9, 2015 — A recent study on Moldova and Laos finds that cutting-edge technologies such as satellite imagery can help fight illegal logging, but more needs to be done to unlock their full potential. Read More »
March 31, 2015 — In Brazil’s Cerrado region, a new grant program for fighting forest loss is putting project design and funding decisions in the hands of indigenous peoples and local communities. Read More »