News from FAO Forestry: inFO news 50

News from FAO Forestry: inFO news 50

Read about major recent and forthcoming activities of FAO Forestry and its partners in the latest issue of the Department’s e-newsletter, inFO news.

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Engaging stakeholder interest critical to communicating ecosystem services

Engaging stakeholder interest critical to communicating ecosystem services

By learning strategies to engage the interest of stakeholders and decision-makers, specialists in ecosystem services can better convey important data and information, a session on communications heard during the Ecosystem Services Partnership (ESP) world conference on Tuesday.

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Engaging stakeholder interest critical to communicating ecosystem services

By learning strategies to engage the interest of stakeholders and decision-makers, specialists in ecosystem services can better convey important data and information, a session on communications heard during the Ecosystem Services Partnership (ESP) world conference on Tuesday.

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#MountainsMatter video contest winners capture beauty of mountains, sorrow of displacement

#MountainsMatter video contest winners capture beauty of mountains, sorrow of displacement

Nurlan Anarbaev of Kyrgyzstan and Jaya Setiawan Gulo of Indonesia are the 2017 winners of the International Mountain Day #MountainsMatter video contest organized by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). The winners received a trip to Rome, Italy to see their videos shown at the Mountain Partnership Global Meeting that opened on 11 December, International Mountain Day (IMD).

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Resilience in face of climate change theme for Mountain Partnership Global event

Resilience in face of climate change theme for Mountain Partnership Global event

More than 150 representatives from mountain countries, intergovernmental organizations and civil society will endorse concrete measures and policies to strengthen the resilience of mountain people and environments in the face of climate change during meetings at FAO Headquarters in Rome next week.

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Algerian cities aim to become greener

Algerian cities aim to become greener

The contribution of urban forests, trees and green areas to the achievement of Sustainable Development Goal 11 on sustainable urban development will be on the agenda of a two-day workshop on greening cities and enhancing urban landscapes and biodiversity, which is taking place in Algiers, Algeria, on 5-6 December. The event, co-organized by FAO and the Algerian Ministry of Agriculture, Rural Development and Fisheries, aims to promote dialogue and an exchange of ideas on ways to increase the sustainability of urban development in the country.

During the workshop, the French translation of the Guidelines on urban and peri-urban forestry will be made available for the benefit of Algeria and the Maghreb area, as well as other French-speaking countries, particularly in the Saharan and Sub-Saharan regions of Africa. The workshop will also be an opportunity to inform Algerian professionals of the upcoming World Forum on Urban Forestry, to be held in Mantua, Italy in November 2018.

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Algerian cities aim to become greener

Algerian cities aim to become greener

The contribution of urban forests, trees and green areas to the achievement of Sustainable Development Goal 11 on sustainable urban development will be on the agenda of a two-day workshop on greening cities and enhancing urban landscapes and biodiversity, which is taking place in Algiers, Algeria, on 5-6 December.

The event, co-organized by FAO and the Algerian Ministry of Agriculture, Rural Development and Fisheries, aims to promote dialogue and an exchange of ideas on ways to increase the sustainability of urban development in the country.

During the workshop, the French translation of the Guidelines on urban and peri-urban forestry will be made available for the benefit of Algeria and the Maghreb area, as well as other French-speaking countries, particularly in the Saharan and Sub-Saharan regions of Africa.

The workshop will also be an opportunity to inform Algerian professionals of the upcoming World Forum on Urban Forestry, to be held in Mantua, Italy in November 2018.

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