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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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...
TRI brings the combined expertise of IUCN, FAO, and UN Environment together in 10 countries where significant restoration opportunities exist. Each...
Photo: IUCN Cameroon  Restoration and sustainable use of bamboo for biodiversity conservation, sustainable livelihoods, and climate mitigation. Implemented by...
Analysing and understanding the complexities of human-wildlife conflicts and applying appropriate implementation methods and processes adapted to the...
This was the clear message that emerged when representatives from 12 Asian countries met in Bangkok, Thailand on 12-15 February to learn more about human-wildlife conflicts, with specific focus on...
Last November 2018, IUCN, through its Mekong WET project, and the Department of Freshwater and Wetlands Conservation (DFWC) of the Ministry of...
The workshop, which was the first of its kind in the country, aimed to build the capacity of Ramsar and wetlands Site Management Teams on using the R-METT Tool, which is officially recognised by the...
Sustainability and inclusion strategy for growth corridors in Africa (SUSTAIN)
Photo: IUCN / Corbett Nash Stories behind SUSTAIN       SUMMARY: IUCN is leading the Sustainability and Inclusion Strategy for Growth Corridors in Africa (...
Blog by Kasukura Nyamaka. My work for SUSTAIN is based in the far western region of Tanzania, in the Sumbawanga cluster of the Southern Agricultural...
We have two major lakes, Lake Tanganyika and Lake Rukwa, and several rivers like Rwiche and Katuma which ensure water supply and fishing and agricultural activities. Despite the production of major...
The largest-to-date Global Environment Facility supported programme to restore degraded lands kicked off in Naivasha, Kenya, where over 50 programme...
Nearly three years in the making, The Restoration Initiative (TRI) – a partnership of three Global Environment Fund (GEF) implementing agencies (IUCN, Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN and...
The UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration (2021-2030) was officially adopted by the UN General Assembly. El Salvador, joined by 71 co-sponsors, sets the...
On March 1, the UN General Assembly proclaimed the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration 2021 – 2030. The proposal was led by El Salvador which positioned the restoration of ecosystems as a key nature-...

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