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Peer-reviewed Article
In Applied Geography

This study provides a computationally-simple method to annually update existing national forest maps and model future forest change. It involves integrating national forest maps and global tree cover maps to monitor annual forest change, and then modeling future change by linear extrapolation of the historical trend.

Peer-reviewed Article
In Journal of ISSAAS

Biofuels are often presented as an environmentally friendly alternative to fossil fuels, however, empirical analysis that is widely reported in the literature shows that biofuel production can have negative environmental and social impacts. The potential for these negative impacts can be avoided through careful planning of biofuel feedstock...

Training or Learning Material



IGES Forest Governance e-learning videos series comprises two videos:
1) Nepal’s Community Forests: A story of good governance
2) A Quality Standard for Forest Governance:Demonstrating a practical and participatory approach to develop a Quality-of-Governance Standard

The series examines the importance of good governance for sustainable forest...

Training or Learning Material



IGES Forest Governance e-learning videos series comprises two videos:
1) Nepal’s Community Forests: A story of good governance
2) A Quality Standard for Forest Governance:Demonstrating a practical and participatory approach to develop a Quality-of-Governance Standard

The series examines the importance of good governance for sustainable forest...

Training or Learning Material

Forest Governance e-Learning Series
A video e-learning series examining the importance of good governance for sustainable forest management.

Presenting:
- The story of Nepal’s four decades of community forest management.
- A case study on what constitutes quality forest governance.
- A project to develop a national standard for forest governance...

Commissioned Report
Author:
Adcharaporn Pagdee
Thapat Silalertruksa
Doungjai Waijaroen
Salila Iamittipon
Poirada Phumee

To develop their REDD+ strategies, the UNFCCC has encouraged developing countries to identify land use, land use change and forest activities, in particular those that are linked to the drivers of deforestation and forest degradation, and to their potential contribution to the mitigation of climate change (UNFCCC 2010). For Thailand, this means...

Peer-reviewed Article
In ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information

A new method was developed for mapping forest, agricultural, and urban land cover using remote sensing imagery. It is designed to better detect small land cover objects (e.g. small forest or agricultural patches) and monitor their change (e.g. fine-scale deforestation) using freely-available satellite imagery.