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CIFOR’s Director General, Peter Holmgren, gave this presentation on 8 April 2013 in Canberra, Australia.

CIFOR’s Director General, Peter Holmgren, gave this presentation on 8 April 2013 in Canberra, Australia.

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    Managing forests in the 21st century – a global view Managing forests in the 21st century – a global view Presentation Transcript

    • Managing
forests
in
the
21st
century
–
A
global
view Peter
Holmgren,
8
April
2013
    • Shaping forests andforestry for sustainable development
    • VisionCIFOR vision:Forests on the agenda - Value of forests recognizedDecisions that influence forests and people supported by solidscience and principles of good governance
    • How it started Founded in 1993 after Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro; 2013 is 20th Anniversary Founding sponsors were Australia, Sweden, Switzerland and the US Indonesia bid successfully to host CIFOR headquarters in Bogor
    • CGIAR Research Programmes CIFOR is one of the 15 international research organisations in the CGIAR. The world’s largest research consortium on agriculture, forestry and fisheries –2013 budget of USD 950 million CIFOR leads global programme on Forests, Trees & Agroforestry and contributesto Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security
    •  Poverty: How can forest and forestry contribute to the solutions? Food security, nutrition and health: Opportunities for sustainable, equitable and effective provision of food, nutrients and medicine. Climate change: Forests and forestry are essential for climate change mitigation and adaption. Biodiversity: Effective integration of conservation and development Production forestry for renewable materials and energy
    •  Sustainable landscapes: Forests are an integral part of the landscape and essential for livelihoods as well as long- term resilience and productivity of food systems. We must bridge institutional boundaries and find integrated solutions. Green growth: Policies for a green economy should generate sustainable forest products and services, ensure good governance of natural resources, and reduce poverty.
    • Forestry priorities are different Green
 Livelihoods, growth income Forest industry P oor e fa rm r r e Food
&Climate Fa rm EDD ‐ R o nutritionchange neg or tiat Env. ngo Biodiversity Agriculture resilience
    • Livelihoods,
income Food
and
nutrition Green
growth Climate
change Biodiversity Agriculture,
resilience
    • Landscape objectives & performance measures
    • Policy implications• Cut
across
traditional
sector
boundaries
in
policy interventions• Support
affordable
and
long‐term
finance
for landscape
investments• Invest
in
research
that
address
the
landscape
level and
make
evidence‐based
policies
possible
    • Forestry in the 21st century Wider
public Land‐basedWHO? sectors’
people Foresters only Forests Development Landscapes only goals WHAT?
    • 1900 Multiple and changing objectives 2000 2100 ?