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Forest and Wellbeing

  • 2020
  • Forest and Wellbeing
  • Sustainable investments
  • 2020
  • I. Doimo; M. Masiero; P. Gatto

This study makes an exploratory analysis of the EU-funded LIFE sub-programme for the Environment and its priority area Environment and Resource Efficiency focused on the role of networks and in particular of intermediary organizations by using Social Network Analysis.

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Bridging Medical and Forest Research for Effective Forest-Based Initiatives

Intermediary organisations in collaborative environmental governance

  • 2020

This study makes an exploratory analysis of the EU-funded LIFE sub-programme for the Environment and its priority area Environment and Resource Efficiency focused on the role of networks and in particular of intermediary organizations by using Social Network Analysis.

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An exploratory analysis of the LIFE sub-programme for the Environment by using Social Network Analysis

Deforestation Made in Italy

  • 2020

Download for free the publication “Deforestation Made in Italy”. A report in Italian dedicated to the responsibility of Italian companies and consumers in the deforestation of tropical countries.

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This volume presents a summary of the contributions to the workshop “Deforestation made in Italy” held in Padua on 10 December 2019. After framing the issue of deforestation and forest degradation, analyzing the main drivers and impacts, the document presents methodological approaches and preliminary results relating to the estimate of the embodied deforestation associated with the Italian import and consumption of deforestation-risk products: wood and derived products, agricultural products (beef, palm oil and soybean) and by-products (bovine hides and leather).

This is a first attempt to systematically and critically address the issue taking into account possible responsibilities of the Italian system – institutions, businesses, research, civil society and consumers: a potential starting point for further studies and critical reflections on this topic, with the hope that this will translate, with the collaboration of all, into concrete actions for the benefit of forest resources and human well-being. The report is available in Italian with a full abstract in English.

AUTHORS AND AFFILIATIONS

  • Davide Pettenella, volume editor, chapter 1 author
  • Mauro Masiero, volume editor,  chapters 2 and 4 author
  • Giorgio Vacchiano, chapters 2, 3 and 5 contributor
  • Marco Bagliani, chapters 3 and 5 author
  • Viola Di Cori, Federica Romagnoli and Nicola Andrighetto, chapter 4 contributors
  • Graziana Garofalo and Maria Giovanna Lahoz, chapters 3 and 5 contributors
  • Aynur Mammadova, chapter 6 author
  • Marco Marchetti, chapter 7 author

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SIMRA’s final Policy Brief How can Policy help bring about Social Innovation in Rural Areas?

  • 2020

Forest plantations in Southwestern Europe A comparative trend analysis on investment returns, markets and policies

  • 2019

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 on the state of Italian forests” (RAF – Rapporto sullo stato delle foreste e del settore forestale in Itali) was created to provide a global, detailed and accurate picture of the state of Italian forests and its chains. The article written by the Etifor team in collaboration with Davide Pettenella, professor at the University of Padua, presents a successful case study: Bosco Limite.

 

ARTICLE’S TITLE
Bosco Limite.
La “foresta fuoriporta” che difende dal cambiamento climatico
(Bosco Limite. The forest that defends against climate change, page 244-5)

AUTHORS
L.Brotto, G.Amato, D.Pettenella, A.Ruberto

PUBLICATION
The “Rapporto sullo stato delle foreste e del settore forestale in Italia” (RaF Italia 2017-2018) was credtede by Direzione generale delle foreste del Mipaaft during the project RETERURALE NAZIONALE 2014-2020.

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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 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. This manual focuses on valuing forest-related ecosystem services, including those provided by trees outside forests. It is expected to improve valuation efforts and help ensure the better use of such values in policymaking and decision making.

Among other things, the manual explores the basics of financial mathematics; the main methods of economic valuation; examples of the valuation of selected ecosystem services; and inputs for considering values in decision making (the full abstract is available on FAO website)

The study, published by FAO, includes contributions from our team and the TESAF Department of the University of Padua.

Authors:

Masiero, M.
Pettenella, D.
Boscolo, M.
Barua, S.K.
Animon, I.
Matta J.R

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

  • 2018

Enhancing outdoor recreation and biodiversity through payments for ecosystem services

  • 2018
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