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 India along with partners helped set up FRP biogas plants for households in the Balkila Watershed of Uttarakhand. This has not only reduced the...
Balkila (Balasuti) Watershed lies in the Himalayan state of Uttarakhand, and is truly representative of the geology, climate,  and natural resources of the region, while embodying the developmental...
Establishing the Governance Working Group in the Mangai landscape in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is a crucial step in managing forests...
Created between 1940-1944, the Mangai protected area has an area of ​​1,176,875 hectares and is an IUCN Protected Area Category VI.  More than one million inhabitants located in many villages and...
According to the 2018 Progress Assessment of the New York Declaration on Forests, the world is not on track to meet global goals to halve natural...
A growing number of expert organisations and research institutions working on forests and landscapes, including IUCN, participated in the 2018 Progress Assessment on the monumental New York...
The European Neighborhood and Partnership Instrument (ENPI) East Countries Forest Law Enforcement and Governance (FLEG) II Program promotes...
At the regional level, the programme aims to implement the  2005 St. Petersburg FLEG Ministerial Declaration and support countries to commit to a time-bound action plan. At the national level, the...
The Bonn Challenge is a global effort to bring 150 million hectares of degraded and deforested land into restoration by 2020 and 350 million by 2030.
News: 06.07.2018 - Caucasus and Central Asia demonstrate impressive political will for restoration and the Bonn Challenge The 2020 target was launched at a high level event in Bonn in 2011 ...
Reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (REDD+) can improve lives, protect forests and biodiversity, and mitigate climate change...
Rights, Livelihoods and REDD+  Aims of a comprehensive REDD+ approach include: involving local communities; building the capacity of the most vulnerable and rural poor; conducting national land-...
The Ministerial Roundtable is organized jointly by the Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the United Nations Economic Commission...
A look at the procedural legitimacy of the governance structures for Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+) in Mexico....
REDD+ governance legitimacy Reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (REDD+), plus the conservation and sustainable management of forests and enhancement of forest carbon stocks...
Momentum is everything. The U.S. State of California and city of San Francisco kept climate action momentum fresh in our minds by bringing...
The Global Climate Action Summit (13-14 September 2018) and associated events provided a self-described, “launchpad for deeper worldwide commitments and accelerated action from countries – supported...
They store unrivalled amounts of carbon. They provide the necessities of life to more species than anywhere else on land. They replenish the air,...
Primary forests including intact forest landscapes include many forest types and exist throughout the world. Largely found in the Amazon, the boreal area of the northern latitudes, the Congo Basin...
The need to introduce sustainable forest management practices into Pakistan’s forestry was highlighted by experts at a two-day workshop organized by...
 About 60 senior forestry professionals, policy makers and managers from Forest and Wildlife Departments of Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Sindh, Balochistan Azad Jammu & Kashmir, Gilgit Baltistan...

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