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Co-Chairs' Summary: Scoping Dialogue on Land and Forest Tenure Reform

The Forests Dialogue News - May 10, 2018 - 12:25am

In partnership with the Forest Peoples Programme, TFD convened a Scoping Dialogue on Land and Forest Tenure Reform, hosted by the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies (F&ES), 27-28 February 2018, to:

Field Dialogue on Tree Plantations in the Landscape (TPL) in Brazil

The Forests Dialogue News - March 26, 2018 - 12:10am

The Forests Dialogue (TFD) and the New Generation Plantations (NGP) platform hosted an international field dialogue on Tree Plantations in the Landscape (TPL) in Brazil from March 12 - 16, 2018. This dialogue meeting on Tree Plantations in the Landscape was the first effort in a partnership with the New Generation Plantations (NGP) platform, launched ten years ago by WWF with the participation of many companies and government forest departments that manage plantations.

Key Lessons for Community Engagement in Forest Landscapes

The Forests Dialogue News - February 22, 2018 - 4:46pm
This Review from The Forests Dialogue (TFD) seeks to share and synthesize the experiences of TFD dialogue participants, thought leaders, and partner organizations with community engagement in forest landscapes.

Key Lessons for Community Engagement in Forest Landscapes

The Forests Dialogue News - February 22, 2018 - 4:46pm
This Review from The Forests Dialogue (TFD) seeks to share and synthesize the experiences of TFD dialogue participants, thought leaders, and partner organizations with community engagement in forest landscapes.

Co-Chairs' Summary: Understanding Deforestation Free Commitments in Central African Context, Mouila Gabon

The Forests Dialogue News - November 3, 2017 - 4:21pm

The Forests Dialogue convened its third dialogue under the Understanding Deforestation Free initiative on October 14-18, 2017 in Mouila, Gabon.

Understanding Deforestation Free in Gabon

The Forests Dialogue News - November 3, 2017 - 4:21pm

The Forests Dialogue convened its third dialogue under the Understanding Deforestation Free initiative on October 14-18, 2017 in Mouila, Gabon.

Second Ihemi Cluster, Tanzania Land Use Dialogue (LUD)

The Forests Dialogue News - June 29, 2017 - 1:40pm

The second Tanzania Land Use Dialogue (LUD) in the Ihemi Cluster revisited and expanded upon the issues, challenges and priority actions of the previous year’s LUD, also held in the Ihemi Cluster, Southern Tanzania. It was co-organized by The Forests Dialogue, The Southern Agricultural Growth Corridor of Tanzania (SAGCOT), IUCN’s Sustainability and Inclusion Strategy for Growth Corridors in Africa (SUSTAIN-Africa), and IUCN International.

Second Tanzania Land Use Dialogue (LUD)

The Forests Dialogue News - June 29, 2017 - 1:40pm

The second Tanzania Land Use Dialogue (LUD) revisited and expanded upon the issues, challenges and priority actions of the previous year’s LUD, also held in the Ihemi Cluster, Southern Tanzania. It was co-organized by The Forests Dialogue, The Southern Agricultural Growth Corridor of Tanzania (SAGCOT), IUCN’s Sustainability and Inclusion Strategy for Growth Corridors in Africa (SUSTAIN-Africa), and IUCN International.

TFD Week Arrives: Global experts to convene at Yale FES (Feb 20-24)

The Forests Dialogue News - February 15, 2017 - 10:09pm

Leaders from around the world - the Steering Committee of the TFD - will be visiting Yale FES from February 20-24th. The week kicks off with an FES-wide cocktail reception Monday 6-7:30PM in Kroon.

TFD week features a series of thought-provoking, informative, and beneficial talks, direct networking opportunities, and career chats for students of Yale FES, SOM, and broader campus communities.

TFD Week Arrives: Global experts to convene at Yale FES (Feb 20-24)

The Forests Dialogue News - February 15, 2017 - 10:09pm

Leaders from around the world - the Steering Committee of the TFD - will be visiting Yale FES from February 20-24th. The week kicks off with an FES-wide cocktail reception Monday 6-7:30PM in Kroon.

TFD week features a series of thought-provoking, informative, and beneficial talks, direct networking opportunities, and career chats for students of Yale FES, SOM, and broader campus communities.

Sustainability beyond fence-lines: why landscape approaches make business sense

The Forests Dialogue News - December 2, 2016 - 5:22pm

Cancun, 3 December 2016 – The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) together with IDH The Sustainable Trade Initiative, The Forests Dialogue and the Sustainable Food Lab, are releasing a briefing paper on landscape approaches, showcasing the business case for engaging in a multi-stakeholder and cross-sectoral strategy that can help companies deliver against multiple Sustainab

Sustainability beyond fence-lines: why landscape approaches make business sense

The Forests Dialogue News - December 2, 2016 - 5:22pm

Cancun, 3 December 2016 – The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) together with IDH The Sustainable Trade Initiative, The Forests Dialogue and the Sustainable Food Lab, are releasing a briefing paper on landscape approaches, showcasing the business case for engaging in a multi-stakeholder and cross-sectoral strategy that can help companies deliver against multiple Sustainab

Co-Chairs' Summary Report: Field Dialogue on Tree Plantations in the Landscape (TPL)

The Forests Dialogue News - October 7, 2016 - 12:31am

The Forests Dialogue (TFD) and the Chilean Forests Dialogue hosted an international field dialogue on Tree Plantations in the Landscape (TPL) in Chile from May 31-June 3, 2016.  Today we are pleased to announce the publication of the Co-Chairs Summary Report.

Co-Chairs' Summary Report: Field Dialogue on Tree Plantations in the Landscape (TPL)

The Forests Dialogue News - October 7, 2016 - 12:31am

The Forests Dialogue (TFD) and the Chilean Forests Dialogue hosted an international field dialogue on Tree Plantations in the Landscape (TPL) in Chile from May 31-June 3, 2016.  Today we are pleased to announce the publication of the Co-Chairs Summary Report.

Co-Chairs' Summary: Scoping Dialogue on Sustainable Woody Biomass for Energy

The Forests Dialogue News - August 17, 2016 - 1:47pm

In partnership with the Sustainable Biomass Partnership (SBP), the Program on Forests (PROFOR), and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), The Forests Dialogue (TFD) organized a scoping dialogue on the use of sustainable woody biomass for energy production. The venue and logistics for the dialogue were co-organized with the National Autonomous University of Mexico (IIES-UNAM) and the Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI).

Co-Chairs' Summary: Scoping Dialogue on Sustainable Woody Biomass for Energy

The Forests Dialogue News - August 17, 2016 - 1:47pm

In partnership with the Sustainable Biomass Partnership (SBP), the Program on Forests (PROFOR), and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), The Forests Dialogue (TFD) organized a scoping dialogue on the use of sustainable woody biomass for energy production. The venue and logistics for the dialogue were co-organized with the National Autonomous University of Mexico (IIES-UNAM) and the Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI).

Co-Chairs’ Summary: Scoping Dialogue on Intensively Managed Planted Forests 2

The Forests Dialogue News - October 20, 2015 - 10:13am

The Forests Dialogue (TFD) convened a scoping dialogue on Intensively Managed Planted Forests (IMPF) from 4-5 September 2014 in Durban, South Africa. The dialogue brought together 25 experts from diverse sectors, including civil society organizations, forestry companies, NGOs and research organizations to discuss initiatives and work already underway in relation to IMPF, and how a TFD initiative might complement them.

This second IMPF scoping-dialogue aimed to: 

New Report Highlights Insights and Lessons For Collaborative Company-Community Agreements in Forest Landscapes

The Forests Dialogue News - October 5, 2015 - 3:36pm

New Haven, CT – Multiple options are being used by companies to ensure effective stakeholder and community engagement and consent in forest landscapes, suggests a new report by The Forests Dialogue (TFD) in collaboration with The Program on Forests (PROFOR) at the World Bank.

New Report Highlights Insights and Lessons For Collaborative Company-Community Agreements in Forest Landscapes

The Forests Dialogue News - October 5, 2015 - 3:36pm

New Haven, CT – Multiple options are being used by companies to ensure effective stakeholder and community engagement and consent in forest landscapes, suggests a new report by The Forests Dialogue (TFD) in collaboration with The Program on Forests (PROFOR) at the World Bank.

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