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RAF 2019 Italy Bosco Limite. The forest that defends against climate change

  • 2019

The first “Report on the state of Italian forests” aims to provide a global, detailed and timely picture of the state of Italian forests and its supply chains. The article, written by the Etifor team in collaboration with Davide Pettenella, presents a successful case study: Bosco Limite.

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In recent decades Italian society has gradually lost sight of the importance of forests, a green lung that covers about 40% of the national territory.We have also forgotten how the national forest system, with its productive, environmental and socio-cultural chains, still represents a vital fulcrum of the country today. In this context, the first "Report

Valuing forest ecosystem services a training manual for planners and project developers

  • 2019

The aim of this manual, published by FAO, is to enhance understanding of ecosystem services and their valuation. Most of the examples and case studies presented herein, therefore, are tailored to the Bangladesh context, but the general concepts, approaches and methods can be applied to a broad spectrum of situations.

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The aim of this manual is to enhance understanding of ecosystem services and their valuation. The specific target group comprises governmental officers in planning units and field-level officers and practitioners in key government departments in Bangladesh responsible for project development, including the Ministry of Environment and Forests and its agencies. Most of the examples and

Demonstrating Ecosystem Services Impacts FSC International (FSC-GUI-30-006)

  • 2018

Enhancing outdoor recreation and biodiversity through payments for ecosystem services

  • 2018

Forest Management Auditing Certification of Forest Products and Services

  • 2018

Forest managers, auditors and project developers require a new range of skills: this book, co-editing by Etifor, outlines the market-based tools that are required by such professionals to ensure corporate social responsibility in the forestry sector.

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It is difficult to find products or services in the market that are not defined as sustainable. But what makes a product or a service really sustainable? A good reference standard and a serious and independent system of control (audit). Lucio Brotto (Etifor Srl) and Davide Pettenella (University of Padova) as editors, and the rest

Forests and Water Valuation and payments for forest ecosystem services

  • 2018

The objectives of this study are to further improve our understanding about the ways in which payments for ecosystem services schemes can be applied to forests, in particular focusing on forest’s hydrological functions for the mutual benefit of both humans and the environment.

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The objectives of the"Forests and Water - Valuation and payments for forest ecosystem services" study are to further improve our understanding about the ways in which payments for ecosystem services schemes can be applied to forests, in particular focusing on forest’s hydrological functions for the mutual benefit of both humans and the environment. In addition,

What does the future hold for poplar cultivation?

  • 2018

Social Capital and Local Development

  • 2017

Impact Investing: Finance to Support the Socio-Environmental Impact

  • 2017

State of the forest carbon market in Italy 2016

  • 2017

The survey by Nucleo Monitoraggio Carbonio, analyzes the evolution of the market of voluntary investments in the forestry sector that aim to the creation of ecosystem services, with particular reference to the accounting of carbon credits generated by forest management projects, reforestation and afforestation realized for the compensation of polluting emissions.