Managing forests in the 21st century – a global view
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 recognizedDecisions 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
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 ?