Indonesia puts people and environment first in peatland restoration efforts

Renewed efforts must be made to rewet and revegetate peatlands throughout the Indonesian archipelago, according to participants at a recent online workshop. If the swampy ecosystems are restored, millions of people will benefit, said experts attending the webinar, which was co-hosted by the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) and the International Tropical Peatlands Center […]

Nutrition goals should guide design of food production landscapes, researchers say

Forests and trees make an important contribution to human diets in rural areas of the developing world. They provide essential nutrients from vegetables, fruit and nuts and are a source of wild meat, boosting the range of dietary sources that support the health and wellbeing of society, particularly children. However, at least 2 billion people […]