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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Palembang, South Sumatra, Indonesia 9-10 May 2017
Accelerating sustainable development in Asia by restoring degraded and deforested lands (briefing paper) Videos from the event: Hilde Solbakken, Deputy Chief of Mission and Charge d'...
map of model agroforestry plots with water on bottom then trees and farms on top
A recent article on research in Brazil yields seven flexible options for farmers who wish to use agroforestry as a means to comply with regulations...
Setting aside conservation areas on Brazil’s farms and rural properties isn’t just good for the ecosystem, the climate and biodiversity – it’s the law. In 2012, the country passed a new Brazilian...
Qinghai Hoh Xil, China - Chimed Ochir Bazarsad
The advisory body on natural World Heritage, IUCN - International Union for Conservation of Nature, recommends World Heritage status for three sites...
Three biodiversity sites recommended for inscription In the evaluations released today, IUCN recommends two proposals to inscribe natural areas on the World Heritage List, as well as one extension...
Comoé National Park, Côte d'Ivoire (c) IUCN Youssouph Diedhiou
The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) recommends withdrawing in-danger status from Comoé National Park in Côte d’Ivoire after...
Situation improving in Ivoirian site in danger Inscribed on the Danger List since 2003, Comoé National Park in Côte d’Ivoire has been facing threats such as poaching and illegal gold mining,...
Explore our publications, briefs, newsletters and "Voices on Forests" videos Voices on Forests is a yearlong video series spotlighting the expertise of thought-leaders on the issues, science and...
The IUCN Forest Programme accomplishes much of its work through funded projects and partnerships Accelerating action on REDD+ through forest landscape restoration (Accelerating Action)...
Sustainability and inclusion strategy for growth corridors in Africa (SUSTAIN)
SUMMARY: IUCN is leading the Sustainability and Inclusion Strategy for Growth Corridors in Africa (SUSTAIN-Africa), which applies the landscape approach to support climate-resilient, inclusive green...
An orang utan, with her baby clinging to her side, hangs from a tree in an Indonesian forest
The first Asia Bonn Challenge High-Level Roundtable Meeting was held on May 9-10, 2017 in Palembang, South Sumatra. Led by the Ministry of...
“Indonesia is keen to collaborate with the Bonn Challenge because the program is in line with our programme in terms of conservation, rehabilitation and ecosystem restoration in degraded forests or...
The Bonn Challenge barometer of progress
SUMMARY: To advance global efforts on forest landscape restoration - accelerating and strengthening progress from Bonn Challenge commitments to implementation - the project will develop and publicize...
Forest and Farm Facility (FFF)
SUMMARY: The Forest and Farm Facility, a programme ending its first phase in 2017, focuses on supporting forest and farm producers organisations (FFPOs). FFPOs are considered as key service delivery...
man with hat and glasses cuts a cocoa pod from a tree
Forest landscape restoration (FLR) is simultaneously boosting tourism, creating jobs and enhancing biological connectivity in the Guatemalan...
Guatemala’s vibrant forest sector supports a national FLR roundtable that convenes stakeholders from the government, NGOs, the private sector and academia, who see the multiple benefits of FLR as an...
UNFCCC SBSTA46 - IUCN side event on FLR and NDCs
At the Bonn Climate Change Conference, IUCN and the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) co-hosted a side event on the...
The event which took place on May 17 had in the panel representatives of the Ministries of Environment of Indonesia and Brazil, and experts from IIASA and IUCN. The discussion centred on how FLR...

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