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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Islamabad, November 30, 2018   The Astola Island Ecological Baseline Study was on the cards of the Government. This was stated by Mr. Malik Amin...
On this occasion Mr. Malik said that local tourism is already picking up momentum in the country, but the Government was giving high priority to ecotourism. In this connection, he mentioned that...
We asked a dozen people to talk about inclusive green growth in Mozambique and Tanzania. Each had a slightly different take on the definition, but...
Five years into an ambitious programme exploring how to grow sustainable development practices in three distinct sections of growth corridors in Mozambique and Tanzania, we are beginning to see the...
The event brought together more than 350 participants, 50 panellists and 50 speakers to share experiences and impressions of diverse sectors – youth...
Mexico City, 25 October 2018 – Over the course of three days, experts in different areas came together in the frame of the First IUCN Mexican Forum to dialogue about strategies and possible solutions...
On a visit to Quang Tri in 2016 we asked a forest ranger where the best forest was. He said it was in remote areas too inaccessible for illegal...
Yet in 2017 Vietnam exported almost $8 billion of wooden furniture. This is twice as much as coffee, four times more than rubber, and nearly 10 times more than cassava. Vietnam is the largest wood...
Major high-level Bonn Challenge events moved global forest landscape restoration action forward last week – from a joint strategy to pursue...
With two high-level Bonn Challenge forest landscape restoration (FLR) events taking place in the Republic of Congo and Brazil in mid-March, expectations were high for progress towards the world’s...
There is incredible potential for many of the world's mangroves to be restored to functioning habitat. But where are they? How do we decide...
Recognising this enormous potential of mangrove restoration, experts at the University of Cambridge, The Nature Conservancy and IUCN merged innovative data to create a unique mapping tool to allow ...
CEESP News - by Ameyali Ramos, CEESP Deputy Chair   The Mexican National Committee of IUCN Members hosted a Forum in Mexico City, Mexico from 23 to...
The Forum was attended by more than 200 people including IUCN Member organizations, IUCN Commission members, IUCN Secretariat, Indigenous organizations, youth, academia, government, civil society and...
On 28 and29 May, and 9 and10 August, IUCN Lao PDR facilitated trainings in the Xe Champhone Ramsar Site in Savannakhet Province and Bueng Kiat Ngong...
The participants of these trainings included community representatives, Central, Provincial and District government staff, and academic professionals. Community representatives from 16 villages...
Over the past two decades alone, nearly 100,000 hectares, or 6% of the world’s mangrove forests have been lost. This is just a fraction of the global...
Healthy mangroves are a precious, almost priceless, resource, and yet over the past 50 years the world has witnessed staggering levels of mangrove loss and degradation. Losing mangroves means losing...
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), in collaboration with the Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources (MLNR), the Green Livelihood...
CREMAs as a collaborative and inclusive natural resources governance and management framework was adopted to phase out exclusive conservation practices to recognize and foster local community...
The second phase of Forest and Farm Facility (FFF), a global partnership between the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO),...
There were more than 70 participants in attendance, including high-level representation of the Honorable Minister of Ministry of Forests and Environment (MoFE), the Chairperson of Federation of...
Project title: Ecological restoration of Kapiriggama cascade system of tanks in Rambewa Divisional Secretariat in Anuradhapura Location: Kapiriggama, Anuradhapura, North Western Province of Sri...

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