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Blogs
27 July, 2016
  The multiple ways people benefit for natural resources mean there are multiple stakeholders involved in natural resource governance ESPA project CESEA is looking to scale up and replicate the success of Mikoko Pamoja, the...
Blogs
26 July, 2016
    Mangroves soak up to 6 times as much carbon as rainforests and are worth $194,000 per hectare to local economies, yet 60% of this vital ecosystem has been lost in the past 50 years Mikoko Pamoja is the world's first...
Blogs
25 July, 2016
It’s great to see the BBC pick up on a story that will come as no surprise to those of us that work in the world of ecosystems services. But what might be news to the BBC, that farming and forestry can deliver food security, is...
Blogs
1 July, 2016
  Madagascar was one of the first countries in the southern hemisphere to put in place the legal framework for community forest management. This approach aims to conserve threatened forests while also providing benefits to...
News
22 June, 2016
The solution lies in pursuing an integrated approach to development that incorporates economic, social and environmental dimensions, and a transition towards inclusive, green economies.  The Poverty Environment Initiative (PEI)...
News
16 June, 2016
RCUK has organised a series of Town Meetings designed to gather input from the relevant stakeholder communities on its strategy and delivery of the Global Challenges Research Fund. Attendees will have the opportunity to engage in...
News
16 June, 2016
NERC, the Economic & Social Research Council (ESRC) and The Rockefeller Foundation are working together towards the ambitious goal of identifying the urgent research priorities and innovation challenges that may inform and...
News
16 June, 2016
Some of the coverage from the DDDAC project's latest findings:         Featured image courtesy of Simon Davis/DFID
Blogs
13 June, 2016
Key highlights: India is facing one of its most serious droughts in recent memory – 330m people likely to be affected by water shortages  The issue is so severe, more than 500,000 litres of water per day have been...
Blogs
4 June, 2016
Our regional advisor in Africa, Sam Mwangi, attended the recent United Nations Environment Assembly in Nairobi, Kenya. The Assembly, which represents the world’s highest-level decision-making body on the environment, issued a...

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