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6 Juin, 2011 - A. Mosnier, P. Havlik, M. Obersteiner, and K. Aoki

Deforestation contributes about 18% of all carbon emissions and leads to species extinction. In the context of climate change negotiations, international community agreed to compensate efforts made by countries toward forest protection. Forest...

1 Août, 2010 - Antoine Bouët, Betina Dimaranan, and Hugo Valin

There is rising skepticism about the potential positive environmental impacts of first generation biofuels. Growing biofuel crops could induce diversion of other crops dedicated to food and feed needs. The relocation of production could increase...

1 Mar, 2010 - David Laborde and Hugo Valin

Evaluation of indirect land use changes due to biofuels has been very controversial over the past few years, as doubt has arisen about the potential benefits of growing crops for use as a substitute for fossil fuels. In this paper, we present an...

- Richard Mulwa and Jane Mariara

The African continent is endowed with rich natural resources, including minerals and fossil fuels. Production and exports in Africa's resource-rich economies are highly concentrated in natural resource-based products, but these economies show...

1 Déc, 2011 -

The prospect of gaining carbon credits by acquiring land to implement REDD+ has caught the eye of the private sector. In many countries, including Papua New Guinea and Republic of Congo, there are reports of a carbon rush. In Mozambique, private...

6 Juin, 2011 - Mercyline Kamande