The major forestLAB research focus areas for LSE in equatorial Africa are
of natural capital stocks, utilising geospatial data and other methodologies.
to monetise ecosystem services, quantifying REDD+ mechanisms and designing conservation finance products.
Designing engagement strategies
to engender community cooperation and ensure social licence to operate.
Conducting strategic environmental assessments and integrated development planning.
Establishing socio-economic baselines
and impact measurement against globally recognised frameworks, such as the UN SDGs.
Strengthening adaptive capacity
for conservation and socio-economic concerns.