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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Belize City, Belize. The Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries, Forestry, the Environment, Sustainable Development and Immigration of Belize (MAFFESDI...
The MAFFESDI considers among its priorities the landscape restoration as one of the main strategies for the recovery of goods and services and a key contribution to climate change mitigation actions...
Carole Saint-LaurentDeputy Director Global Forest and Climate Change Programme Carole Saint-Laurent is Deputy Director of IUCN's Global Forest and Climate Change Programme.  She has also been the...
From 23 March to 7 April, the IUCN Mekong WET project, in collaboration with the Mekong Wetland University Network and the U Minh Thuong National...
Over 30 representatives, including university lecturers and government officials from Mekong WET target countries Thailand, Viet Nam, Cambodia, Lao PDR, along with university staff from Myanmar,...
The Rio Doce Panel is an Independent Scientific and Technical Advisory Panel (ISTAP) that will provide advice on the environmental and social...
In November 2015, the failure of the Fundão tailings dam at the Samarco mine in the State of Minas Gerais, Brazil, resulted in severe environmental, economic and social damage, as well as 19 deaths....
One in five people are family farmers. That’s a lot of people with tremendous collective power to influence productive systems and the environment....
The UN Decade of Family Farming (2019-2028) officially kicked off at the World Rural Forum in Bilbao, Spain, where over 80 family farming organisations (plus NGOs and other agencies) developed an...
Latest global TRI NEWS Warning: a sixth mass species extinction is on the cards (UNEP) April 1, 2019 The Restoration Initiative: A chance to learn from one another (IUCN) March 14, 2019 Launch of...
CEESP News: By Stan Stevens and Neema Pathak Broome, ICCA Consortium   The recent decision by the India Supreme Court, now temporarily suspended...
The India Supreme Court’s interim order on the 13th of February 2019 responded to a complaint filed by a few conservation groups in India who challenged the constitutional validity of the Scheduled...
IUCN, International Union for Conservation of Nature, in collaboration with the Ministry of Climate Change, Federal Flood Commission, Food and...
The celebrations were attended by the senior representatives of the federal and provincial government departments, international development partners, United Nation Agencies, Diplomatic Missions,...
The continuous application of Mangroves for the Future’s (MFF) knowledge and governance structures to leverage and scale up MFF investments, share...
This was the clear message that emerged at the MFF completion workshop held in Bangkok, Thailand on February 13, 2019. The workshop presented MFF’s achievements over the years, its plans moving...
As part of the BMUB-IKI funded Scaling Up Mountain Ecosystem Based Adaptation project, an IUCN delegation from the Asia Regional Office and Nepal...
The Namey Nichu watershed, located in Paro district is a medium-sized watershed managed by a community forest (CF) group, as part of a 10-year forest management plan developed by the group. Located...
From 19 to 21 March, the BRIDGE GBM Civil Society Organisation (CSO) Network, through the BRIDGE Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna (GBM) programme...
Over 30 CSO representatives learned about NbS standards, tools and approaches IUCN pioneered and developed at the global level. They also learned how to present their project interventions and...
Environment Ministers of Rwanda and Costa Rica have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to deepen collaboration on key environmental conservation...
Environment Ministers of Rwanda and Costa Rica have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to deepen collaboration on key environmental conservation programmes in the two countries.  Facilitated by...

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