Videos

For peat’s sake: why we must protect peatlands (Full english version)....

2 Jul 2020...

The edges of peatlands, often along rivers, have a long history of human settlement. While a challenging place to live, peatlands provide a range of products and income sources. As awareness rises about their carbon-sequestration abilities, so does the push to protect peatlands from degradation and ensure that local communities have viable options for livelihoods […]

The role of stories in the time of crises....

2 Jul 2020...

The point has been made that the most distinguishing factor of humans from other species is that we tell stories. We tell stories to remember the past, understand the present and divine the future. Stories underpin systems – belief, political, economic. They are the foundation of our relationships, experiences, self-understanding, communities and populations. This learning […]

How do we feed the world without eating the planet?....

30 Jun 2020...

  There is currently no legal definition of what ‘sustainable food’ is, although terms like ‘organic’ or ‘fair trade’ are more defined, and come with their own certification systems, compared to others like agroecology, permaculture or ‘climate-smart’. Is sustainable food the same for everyone around the world? How is a living and thriving planet associated […]

Q&A Session: How to improve smallholders’ access to finance in sustainable farming systems?....

25 Jun 2020...

A Q&A session from the Global Innovation Lab for Climate Finance on how to improve smallholders’ access to finance in sustainable farming systems On June 3rd, Climate Policy Initiative Senior Analysts Daniela Chiriac and Tatiana Alves will answer questions about how to improve smallholders’ access to finance in sustainable farming systems. They lead the Global […]

Por su propio bien: por qué debemos proteger a las turberas....

20 Jun 2020...

Asentamientos urbanos han ocupado por mucho tiempo las orillas de las turberas, comúnmente a lo largo de los ríos. A pesar de la dificultad que implica vivir ahí, las turberas ofrecen una serie de productos y fuentes de ingresos. Conforme aumenta la consciencia sobre su capacidad para secuestrar carbono, también crece la presión para protegerlas […]

Notre salut se trouve dans la tourbe : pourquoi les tourbières doivent être préservées....

20 Jun 2020...

Les abords des tourbières, souvent des cours d’eau, sont depuis longtemps des lieux d’implantation privilégiés par les humains. Ces endroits hostiles offrent cependant un large éventail de produits et une source de revenus. Plus on en apprend sur leur capacité de séquestration du carbone, plus la lutte contre la dégradation des tourbières se renforce. Il […]

For peat’s sake: why we must protect peatlands....

20 Jun 2020...

The edges of peatlands, often along rivers, have a long history of human settlement. While a challenging place to live, peatlands provide a range of products and income sources. As awareness rises about their carbon-sequestration abilities, so does the push to protect peatlands from degradation and ensure that local communities have viable options for livelihoods […]

Alimentation et nutrition en temps de crise : le rôle des forêts, des arbres et de l’agroforesterie....

20 Jun 2020...

Les événements actuels révèlent à quel point la sécurité alimentaire et la nutrition, largement tributaires des forêts, des arbres et de l’agroforesterie, sont d’autant plus essentielles en périodes de crise. Cette séance du GLF Bonn 2020 s’intéresse aux rôles joués par ces ressources naturelles vitales dans la création de systèmes alimentaires et de foyers plus […]