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Elizabeth Kahurani
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  • Nairobi
  • Kenya
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What is your name?
Liz
What organisation do you work for?
The Alternatives to Slash and Burn Partnership for the Tropical Forests Margins
What country are you based in?
Kenya
Please summarise your areas of climate-change expertise (in terms of subjects and geographical areas)
We work at the interface of science and policy, with a focus on developing solutions and approaches that can improve mitigation and adaptation efforts including REDD+. We have sites in Central America, Southeast Asia and the Congo Basin
What is your telephone number?
+254 721 537 627
Do you have a Skype account?
liz.kahurani
Which languages can you give interviews in?
English
What is your website address?
http://www.asb.cgiar.org
Please use this section to introduce yourself in more detail so the administrator can decide whether to approve your membership
I have five years as a Research Communications professional, bridging scientists, the media and policy makers. I synthesize scientific evidence and simplify it for better understand to non-scientific audiences.

Elizabeth Kahurani's Blog

How much would REDD+ boost Philippines forest budget?

REDD+ could provide a huge financial boost to forest conservation plans in developing countries like the Philippines. A new study titled, Reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation plus (REDD+) in the Philippines: will it make a difference in financing forest development? shows that if the country was to reduce the rate…

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Posted on October 5, 2012 at 10:43

How can smallholder farmers participate and benefit from the growing carbon market?

Until recently, smallholders have been unable to take advantage of the world’s growing carbon market, which is based on organizations selling the carbon they capture – for example through tree-planting – to countries or companies which wish to offset their own emissions. The difficulty of producing the minimum volumes required by the trade, the cost of registering projects and measuring carbon stocks, a lack of business skills – these are among the factors which have prevented smallholders…

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Posted on July 23, 2012 at 15:16

Please join us! ICRAF - ASB Partnership Events and publications at COP 17

With the theme: Climate-smart must be livelihood smart too, we welcome you to participate in our events in Durban at COP17 as follows (http://www.asb.cgiar.org/icraf-asb-partnership-cop-17 ):

 

Side event – Making climate smart agriculture work for the poor

Thursday 1 December 2011

1.15-2.45pm

International Convention Centre, Room: Apies River

While…

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Posted on November 27, 2011 at 21:12

Conservation that promotes a green economy

As countries like Indonesia consider strategies for a policy to implement the REDD+ mechanism, evidence is increasingly pointing to the need for an all-inclusive approach as opposed to establishing and exclusively focusing on protected areas.  In a recent study, ASB Partnership scientists looked at opportunities for a green economy and preservation of unique habitat that exist in the diverse landscape of Sumatra. Here, you find a mosaic of villages that seat at the base of the natural forest…

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Posted on November 3, 2011 at 22:00

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