Vietnam Academy of Agricultural Sciences (VAAS), Vietnam

REDD+, -the forest grab of all times?

Research project Forests play an important role for the livelihoods of poor people in developing countries. Yet, the poor often lack legal rights to the forest resources that they depend on. This renders them highly vulnerable to loss of access and displacement when ... Project Completion Report: Thirty peer-reviewed scientific papers has been published in international journals. Moreover, nine scientific papers have been published in national journals, mostly Open Access. In addition four book chapters has bee ...
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Conservation of vulnerable timbers in REDD

Research project Alarming rates of deforestation and ecosystem degradation add to global warming, and sustainable management of forests is therefore an important part of the REDD concept. REDD activities shall both reduce CO2 emissions, conserve biodiversity and secu ... Brief popularized abstract: A high number of tropical tree species is threatened with extinction due to deforestation and unsustainable levels of logging, and the implementation of effective conservation plans is often hindered by the lack of basi ...
Period: 2012-07-31 to 2016-11-29 Countries: Cambodia Vietnam Lead institution: University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Denmark Project code: 11-073LIFE Total grant: 572,830 DKK
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