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  • NEWSLETTER
    Oliveira Tanya Scobie [editor]Jul 01,2014
    This issue of Handshake focuses on natural resource PPPs that are making a difference. In Cartagena, Colombia, a hybrid public-private agency is profiled that has standardized water service to residents while...
  • WORKING PAPER
    Cowling Phil, DeValue Kristin, Rosenbaum KennethJun 01,2014
    In the last twenty years, practitioners have come to appreciate that governance is often the weak link in addressing unsustainable use of forests and trees. Technical knowledge alone is insufficient, and no...
  • POLICY RESEARCH WORKING PAPER
    Fortmannm Lea, Salas Paula Cordero, Sohngen Brent, Roe BrianApr 01,2014
    Implementation arrangements for Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation can be seen as contracts that could address some of the inherent problems with forest carbon credits...
  • POLICY RESEARCH WORKING PAPER
    Salas Paula CorderoMar 01,2014
    This paper explains the major issues and lessons derived from the national forest management program and REDD+ initiatives in Tanzania. It finds that addressing the most important drivers of forest degradation ...
  • WORKING PAPER
    Mar 01,2014
    The urgent need to limit anthropogenic carbon emissions has led to a global initiative to Reduce Emissions from Deforestation and forest Degradation (REDD+). But designing national architectures for REDD+ that...
Publication
Deforestation Trends in the Congo Basin

The Congo Basin represents 70 percent of the African continent's forest cover and constitutes a large portion of Africa's biodiversity. This report analyzes the deforestation dynamics in the Basin. Read More »

Publication
Enhancing Competitiveness and Resilience in Africa

Enhancing Competitiveness and Resilience in Africa

This action plan argues for integrating sound environmental management, including management of natural capital, into the broader development agenda. Read More »