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Mr. Stewart Maginnis presenting in “International Workshop on Forest Landscape Restoration and the Linkage to Climate Change"

IUCN-China Co-sponsors "International Workshop on Forest Landscape Restoration and the Linkage to Climate Change”

Going beyond just planting trees, the benefits of forest restoration include addressing climate change, conserving biodiversity, and protecting the world's water supplies. Discussed in the international workshop, “International Workshop on Forest Landscape Restoration and the Linkage to Climate Change,” is how Forest Landscape Restoration (FLR) can tackle environmental issues facing China. …  

04 Dec 2008 | News story

In this Photo: 
AGUILAR Lorena; ASH Neville; BARCHIESI Stefano; BOVENSCHULTE Mette; BROEKHOVEN Guido; CARTIN Megan; CROSS Katharine; CRUDGINTON Lizzie; EBORN Gillian; EDGAR Caroline; FINCKE Annelie; FURMAN Ricardo; GORDON James; HASLER Maria; HAWES Patricia; IKKALA Ninni; JACKSON Bill; KELLEHER Stephen; MAGINNIS Stewart; MARTIN-MEHERS Gillian; MURTI Radhika; NERI Claire; NOKO Sizakele; OVIEDO Gonzalo; PEARD Georgina; SAINT LAURENT Carol; SCHMID Mary-Elizabeth; SMITH Mark; WARMENBOL Claire; WILLETTS Elizabeth

IUCN's New Environment and Development Group

The new IUCN Environment and Development group  held its first meeting 13-14 November to discuss efficient integration of the group’s common goals. This newly created cluster comprises the Forest and Water Programme, Ecosystem Management Programme, and Senior Advisor Social Policy  and Gender together to allign their work and deliver the IUCN key result areas. …  

25 Nov 2008 | News story

Participants at Khao Yai Nationa Park

What does forest law enforcement & governance (FLEG) mean for civil society in Southeast Asia & the Pacific?

Representatives from 25 non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and institutions, working in 11 countries in Southeast Asia & the Pacific met in Khao Yai, Thailand from November 11-14, 2008, to participate in the IUCN Asia Regional Office Regional Forest Programme (RFP) initiative, “Enhancing FLEG in Southeast Asia & the Pacific: Capacity Building Workshop for NGOs.” Participants also included a small number of government officials from selected countries.  

20 Nov 2008 | Project description

Participants at Khao Yai Nationa Park

What does forest law enforcement & governance (FLEG) mean for civil society in Southeast Asia & the Pacific?

Representatives from 25 non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and institutions, working in 11 countries in Southeast Asia & the Pacific met in Khao Yai, Thailand from November 11-14, 2008, to participate in the IUCN Asia Regional Office Regional Forest Programme (RFP) initiative, “Enhancing FLEG in Southeast Asia & the Pacific: Capacity Building Workshop for NGOs.” Participants also included a small number of government officials from selected countries.  

20 Nov 2008 | Project description

International Conference on Tropical Forest Change in a Changing World

FORTROP II will focus on how society can create more sustainable uses of tropical forests, and how the changing global physical and social environment affects the future of tropical forests. …  

17 Nov 2008 | Event

Ed Barrow, IUCN (left) and Dr. Mohamed Kamil Shawgi, member of the FNC Board (right)

Local Communities hold the keys to our forests

Historic breakthrough for Participatory Forest Management in Sudan  

16 Nov 2008 | News story

Poverty in the landscape

New Livelihoods & Landscapes brochure available!

Poverty in the Landscape: Capturing variation and learning from it …  

04 Nov 2008 | News story

Logs, Vietnam

New report: EC–Vietnam Round Table on Meeting Market Demands for Legal and Sustainable Wood Products

18 April 2008, Hanoi, Vietnam: Summary report. …  

03 Nov 2008 | News story

Evergreen lowland forest in Estuaire province, Gabon

New report: Promoting China’s Engagement in Africa

Chinese forest delegation study tour to West and Central Africa, 24 April–10 May 2008 …  

03 Nov 2008 | News story

Mapping community forest resources with villagers in Hue province

New publication: Strengthening Voices for Better Choices in Vietnam

Supporting the national dialogue on forest law enforcement, governance and trade …  

03 Nov 2008 | News story


View of logging road in the Cameroon Forests