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 WCEL Forests Specialist Group leads collaboration around the world to build robust legal and policy measures that address challenges to global...
  Raul Silva Telles do Valle, Chair Bio Note Photo: WCEL             Specialist Group Update (June 2018) Goals Develop and strengthen legal...
Project title: Ecological restoration of Kapiriggama cascade system of tanks in Rambewa Divisional Secretariat in Anuradhapura Location: Kapiriggama, Anuradhapura, North Western Province of Sri...
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...
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...
IUCN, International Union for Conservation of Nature, Ministry of Climate Change (MoCC) through GEF-UNDP funded Sustainable Forest Management Project...
The participants of the training included: 40 Forest Guards, Foresters and Sub-Divisional Forest Officers and Wildlife staff from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Forest Department. The training session was...
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...
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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 ...

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