Forests

This page is a list of the most recently updated pages and stories that have been tagged “Forests” by IUCN thematic and regional units.
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The IUCN WCEL Forests Specialist Group of the IUCN Commission on Environmental Law leads collaboration around the world to build robust legal and...
IUCN WCEL Forests Specialist Group Raul Silva Telles do Valle, Chair Bio Note Photo: WCEL             Goals Develop and strengthen legal...
The WCEL Chair, Justice Antonio Herman Benjamin, visited United Nations Headquarters to sign an MoU between WCEL and the Secretariat of the United...
In an official ceremony held on 13 April 2018 in the offices of UNFF at UN Headquarters, Justice Antonio Herman Benjamin (WCEL Chair) and Manoel Sobral Filho (Director of UNFF) signed a Memorandum of...
Forest briefs share succinct and timely stories about activities, findings and achievements on a wide variety of IUCN's forest topics.
Photo: IUCN Forest landscape restoration: Transforming landscapes and livelihoods in the Caucasus and Central Asia Globally, the restoration of degraded and...
Sustainability and inclusion strategy for growth corridors in Africa (SUSTAIN)
SUMMARY: IUCN is leading the Sustainability and Inclusion Strategy for Growth Corridors in Africa (SUSTAIN-Africa), which applies the landscape approach to support climate-resilient, inclusive green...
Project title:  Restoration and management of a degraded fern land adjacent to Kanneliya Forest Reserve Location: Sri Lanka Duration: 2018-2022 Project background:  Sri Lanka is endowed with a...
The loss of global tree cover reached a record 29.7 million hectares in 2016. While ambitious programmes across Asia to restore forest landscapes and...
Money for implementing forest landscape restoration (FLR) can come from many sources – from global funding instruments and private investment to national budget lines and even crowd sourcing. “When...
From April 24 to April 27 IUCN Lao PDR facilitated a workshop in Beung Kiat Ngong (BKN) wetlands in Pathoumphone District, Champasak Province. The...
Opening remarks were by Mr. Lonkham, the head of the Department of Environmental Quality Promotion in Lao PDR. He said he was “happy to host the first R-METT workshop in Laos” and that “the R-METT is...
Improving the way knowledge on forests is understood and used internationally (KNOWFOR II)
SUMMARY: KNOWFOR provides policy makers and practitioners in developing countries and the international community with strategic knowledge, comparable evidence, reliable tools and systematic analysis...
Global challenge, joint efforts Selva Maya is a strategic block of important natural ecosystems. It is the second largest tropical forest of America, after the Amazon rainforest. It possesses an...
On 2-4 May 2018, the Uttarakhand Watershed Management Directorate organised a Summit on Climate Resilient Mountain Agriculture in Dehradun, the state...
The Watershed Management Directorate (WMD) has been established in Uttarakhand as a nodal agency for coordination, monitoring and implementation of integrated watershed development programmes in the...
On 3 May, IUCN Lao PDR organised an event in Nakai district, Khammouan province, where the Phou Hin Poun National Protected Area (NPA) is located....
Photo: © Laura Handal/ IUCN         Approximately 50 students, aged six to twelve, participated in the event. Activities included a short video about the...

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