We strengthen our work through applied research
Collaborating with universities and research institutes ensures the best outcomes for our projects and supports an evidence-based ecosystem restoration movement.
Key thematic areas for applied research development:
We’re always keen to hear about new opportunities for research collaboration. If your research focuses on our key themes we would be happy to hear from you.
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WeForest research articles
Journal articles, books and book chapters, policy briefs and other publications authored by members of the WeForest team.
Cohen et al. (2022). Practitioner-researcher partnerships: perspectives from two sides of the same coin. SERNews digital magazine
Hishe et al. (2022). Recruitment credit cannot compensate for extinction debt in a degraded dry Afromontane forest. Journal of Vegetation Science
Hishe et al. (2021). Environmental and anthropogenic factors affecting natural regeneration of degraded dry afromontane forest. Restoration Ecology
Tamba et al. (2021) Stochastic simulation of restoration outcomes for a dry afromontane forest landscape in northern Ethiopia. Forest Policy and Economics, 125
Negussie et al. (2021). Continuous resin tapping for frankincense harvest increases susceptibility of Boswellia papyrifera (Del.) Hochst trees to longhorn beetle damage. Heliyon 7 (2), e06250
Badari et al. (2020). Ecological outcomes of agroforests and restoration 15 years after planting. Restoration Ecology 28 (5), 135-1144
Gidey et al. (2020). Population status of Boswellia papyrifera woodland and prioritizing its conservation interventions using multi-criteria decision model in northern Ethiopia. Heliyon 6 (10), e05139
Garcia et al. (2020). The global forest transition as a human affair. One Earth, 2, 417-428
César et al. (2020). Forest and Landscape Restoration: a review emphasizing principles, concepts, and practices. Land, 10(1), 28
ITTO Policy Development Series No. 24 (2020). Guidelines for forest landscape restoration in the tropics. International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO), Yokohama, Japan
Guidelines for forest landscape restoration in the tropics – Policy Brief (2020). International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO), Yokohama, Japan
Eberhardt et al. (2019). Advancing the forest and water nexus: a capacity development facilitation guide. FAO, Rome
Negussie et al. (2018). An exploratory survey of long horn beetle damage on the dryland flagship tree species Boswellia papyrifera (Del.) Hochst. Journal of Arid Environments 152, 6-11
How to know it when we see it? A case for forest and landscape restoration quality standard. FLoRES, 2017
Ellison et al. (2017). Trees, forests and water: cool insights for a hot world. Global Environmental Change 43, 51-61
Gutierrez, V. (ed.) (2016). Management lesů a jeho význam pro vodu a klimatizaci krajiny. Vodní hospodářství, 2, pp. 24-25, Praha, Czech Republic, ISSN 1211-0760 (Managing Forests for Water and for Climate Cooling, Czech version)
van Noordwijk et al. (2015). Ecological rainfall infrastructure: investment in trees for sustainable development. ASB Policy Brief 47
Recommended reads on...
Nature-Based Solutions (NbS)
Oxford University’s NbS Initiative – review the evidence for NbS using the interactive platform and get ‘digestible’ summaries of the latest NbS research and policy developments.
The Paris Agreement & Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs)
Climate Watch – explore Paris Agreement NDCs for each country, visualise national GHG emissions and explore NDC-UN SDG linkages.
Forest and Landscape Restoration
Restoring forests and landscapes: the key to a sustainable future, GPFLR Joint Report, 2018.
The State of the World’s Forests
Global Forest Review – access the most up-to-date information on forest status and changes drawn from global geospatial data.
Global Carbon Budgets
The Global Carbon Project (GCP) – get the most up-to-date data on carbon fluxes, annual GHG budgets (CO2, CH4 and N₂O), sector specific emissions and more.
Forests and water
Trees, forests and water: cool insights for a hot world, Ellison et al., 2017.
It’s time to listen: there is much to be learned from the sounds of tropical ecosystems, Deichmann et al., 2018.
Forest Restoration & Climate Change Mitigation Potential