International Traditional Fire Management Initiative

Outline
  • Expected start date:
    2013•10•01
    Expected end date:
    2016•06•30
    Institute:
    UNU-IAS
    Project Status:
    Closed
    Project Type:
    Research
    Project Manager :
    Sam Johnston

    With support from the Government of Australia, UNU is undertaking a three year detailed assessment of the feasibility of transferring Australian developed savanna burning “technology” to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in other countries including in in Asia, Africa and Latin America. The outcomes of the Assessment will include:- • Learning tools, workshops and learning exchanges in and among three main savanna regions of the world – Southern Africa, Latin America and Asia; • Feasibility assessments identifying other potential regions of the world; and • Exploration of market interest in the approach.