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    09Mar

    Fifth Mediterranean Forest Week (5th MFW)

    • 10:40 AM
    • Agadir (Morocco)

    The purpose of the Fifth Mediterranean Forest Week (5th MFW) is an approach to restoration, which requires coordination between sectors intended to promote productive multifunctional territories with an optimal equilibrium negotiated with local actors in terms of supply of economic, social and environmental benefits. This vision of forest and landscape restoration, now widely recognized at the international level, is at the crossroad of the three Rio conventions and will also contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).[Read More]

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    19Jul

    State of the World’s Forests 2016

    • 03:03 PM

    Forests and trees support sustainable agriculture. They stabilize soils and climate, regulate water flows, give shade and shelter, and provide a habitat for pollinators and the natural predators of agricultural pests. They also contribute to the food security of hundreds of millions of people, for whom they are important sources of food, energy and income. Yet, agriculture remains the major driver of deforestation globally, and agricultural, forestry and land policies are often at odds.

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    04Oct

    Mediterranean forest and landscape restoration: towards an agenda?

    • 05:48 PM

    Forests and other wooded lands are part of Mediterranean landscapes. They provide fuelwood, water, food, tourism services and many other goods and services, and are a source of income. The sectors of several of the goods and services provided by Mediterranean forest ecosystems play a key role in the improvement of population livelihoods.

     

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    04Oct

    6th Meeting of the Enlarged EC of Silva Mediterranea

    • 05:55 PM

    The Sixth Meeting of the Enlarged Executive Committee of Silva Mediterranea took place at the FAO Headquarters in Rome, Italy on Friday April 8, 2016. 

     

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    01Jul

    Collaboration for the Sustainability of Tunisian Forests

    • 12:07 PM

    Tunis, November 4-9, 2014. Focusing on increasing collaboration for the sustainability of national forests, the 2nd Tunisian Forest Week offered a platform to present many important initiatives, such as the National Forest Strategy 2015-2024, the potential of non-timber forest product value chains for green employment, the importance of enhancing the cooperation between foresters and the media, and the “Pact for a green Tunisia”.[Read More]

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