Traditional Fire Management for Emissions Reductions and Sustainable Livelihoods in Northern Australia

Overview
  • Australia: Savanna Fire Management

    Prof. Jeremy Russell-Smith of the International Savanna Fire Management’s Advisory Committee describes the WALFA Australian Savanna Fire Management project, outlining its success in leading to emissions reductions and sustainable livelihoods for local peoples in northern Australia. Recorded at an international UN workshop “Climate Change Mitigation with local communities and Indigenous Peoples: Practices, Lessons Learned and Prospects” convened in Cairns, Australia (26-28 March 2012).