ESPERENSE- RESeau national multiPartenaire d’Evaluation de Ressources gENétiques foreStièrEs pour le futur

With the objective to provide support recommendation on the choice of genetic resources choices in the context of climate change, the project ESPERENSE brings together the main French actors in forest R&D (Irstea, INRA, CNPF, ONF and FCBA) in collaboration with the EFI Planted Forests Facility.

FuGo! - New frontiers in global forest governance – from lessons learnt to future options

A huge variety of global forest governance initiatives exists today.  All of them follow distinct rationales of how forest governance should operate. These initiatives have, however, not been able to reverse trends of deforestation and forest degradation in the tropics, despite this being the main objective for many of them. Existing instruments like REDD+ and FLEGT are facing major obstacles throughout the design and implementation process.