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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By Michael Kwame Nkonu. Like many countries in East Africa, Tanzania is dealing with the impacts of climate change which are often manifested in...
Tanzania is a rapidly growing economy with annual growth rates averaging 6.73 percent from 2002. Agriculture remains critical to the economy and contributes about 25% to GDP. There is a significant...
Representatives from 12 Asian countries met in Bangkok, Thailand on January 23-24, 2019 to exchange experiences on forest landscape restoration (FLR...
Representatives from Malaysia, Lao PDR, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Singapore, India, Pakistan, Cambodia, Myanmar, Bangladesh and Mongolia participated in the two-day session that included a field trip to...
Gland, Switzerland – IUCN former President, globally recognised environmentalist Yolanda Kakabadse, will Chair the new IUCN independent scientific...
The collapse of the tailings dam in the Brazilian State of Minas Gerais in November 2015 resulted in 19 deaths, and severely impacted the local communities and environment in the Rio Doce watershed....
Project title: IUCN Sri Lanka and INSEE (Lanka) Ltd Partnership for Environmental initiatives Location: Aruwakalu, Limestone Quarry Site, Puttalam Duration: 2016-2018 Project Background: IUCN...
Project title:  Youth Led Ecosystem Based Disaster Risk Reduction (Youth-Eco-DRR) Location: Puttalam, Mullaithivu, Batticaloa and Nuwara Eliya (Sri Lanka) Duration: July - December 2018 Project...
An IUCN study has identified tree species native to Indonesia’s Kutai National Park that are resilient to climate change and support threatened East...
Recognising that saplings planted today face dramatic climate changes over their 100+ year life-spans, the study, Reforesting for the climate of tomorrow, analysed the traits of around 250 species of...
Kilombero Valley, where Tanzania’s Kilombero Catchment is located, is immensely important to the nation and to the world due to its precious wetlands...
The Kilombero Catchment supports a strong and prosperous agricultural sector. It also stabilises the functioning of the ecosystems at the Kilombero Valley Ramsar Site and the Selous Game Reserve,...
Office location IUCN Regional Office for West Asia (ROWA) is located in Amman, Sweifiyeh Area, next to Ukraine Embassy Abdel Latif Salah Street, building # 29, Sweifiyeh P. O. Box 942230 Amman...
International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and Ministry of Climate Change (MoCC), through GEF-UNDP funded Sustainable Forest Management...
The participants of the training included: 40 Forest Guards, Foresters, Sub-Divisional Forest Officers and Wildlife staff from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Forest Department. The training session was...
The Restoration Opportunities Assessment Methodology (ROAM), produced by IUCN and the World Resources Institute (WRI), provides a flexible and...
Assessing landscape restoration opportunities at the landscape level Global analysis has found more than two billion hectares of land that could benefit from restoration. What do these opportunities...
Harnessing the potential of trees-on-farms (TonF) for meeting national and global biodiversity targets
Summary: Agriculture, including rangelands, covers >30% of land, with trees being an integrated part of most smallholdings. Using multiple-stakeholder, risk-informed, evidence-based decision-...
The IUCN Forest Programme accomplishes much of its work through funded projects and partnerships Bonn Challenge Barometer Catalysing Private Sector Commitment to the Bonn Challenge CPIC...

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