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THE AGADIR COMMITMENT TOWARDS A MEDITERRANEAN REGIONAL INITIATIVE ON FLR

THE AGADIR COMMITMENT TOWARDS A MEDITERRANEAN REGIONAL INITIATIVE ON FLR

The success of the fifth Mediterranean Forest Week, held in Agadir, Morocco, will culminate today in a commitment by nine country stakeholders – Algeria, France, Iran, Lebanon, Morocco, Portugal, Spain, Tunisia, and Turkey – to support Forest and Landscape Restoration (FLR), Land Degradation Neutrality (LDN) and biodiversity conservation efforts in the Mediterranean region. The new dynamic will […]

21 March 2017-International Day of Forests

21 March 2017-International Day of Forests

International Day of Forests: Forests and energy   On 21 March, countries, communities and organizations around the world will celebrate the most important date in the forestry calendar: the International Day of Forests. Tree planting, forest excursions, mini-video shoots and educational activities are among the awareness-raising events taking place under the theme “Forests and Energy”, to encourage […]

AFMS Initiative

AFMS Initiative

On the occasion of the forest action day on 8 November 2016 at UNFCCC CoP 22 in Marrakech, the High Commission for Water, Forests and Desertification Control of the Kingdom of Morocco  presented the AFMS Initiative for a strengthened action in favor of forests in the Mediterranean-Sahel region. AFMS Initiative Strengthened action in favor of […]

Rehabilitation of Degraded Forests and Landscapes in Drylands

Rehabilitation of Degraded Forests and Landscapes in Drylands

As a part of the project entitled “Sustainable Land Management and Climate-friendly Agriculture (GCP/TUR/055/GFF)” a  training workshop on capacity building for decision makers and technical staff on concept and principles of SLM and CSA practices is going to be held at 15-16 November 2016, Ankara.   For the tentative agenda: TOR-Agenda-SLM-CSA-training-07.11.2016   Purposes of the Training […]

Fruit Diversity in Central Asia: Meeting on Karaalma Model Forest Farm

Fruit Diversity in Central Asia: Meeting on Karaalma Model Forest Farm

Table of contents Introduction. 1 What is a Model Forest?. 1 The History of Model Forest Concept. 2 Situation of Kyrgyzstan (Karaalma Model Forest Farm). 3 The History of Turkish Model Forests- Mediterranean Model Forest Network. 3 Model Forest Practices in Turkey. 5 Yalova Model Forest – http://yalovamodelormani.org.tr/. 5 Bucak Model Forest. 6 Lessons Learned From Turkey’s […]

5th Mediterranean Forest Week is approaching!

5th Mediterranean Forest Week is approaching!

One of the important regional initiatives co-organized by Silva Mediterranea http://www.fao.org/forestry/silva-mediterranea/en/  is approaching. The 5th Mediterranean Forest Week will be held from March 20th to 24th, 2017 in Agadir (Morocco) and will be devoted to the restoration of forests and landscapes in the Mediterranean. http://www.carfu.org/?p=787 Registrations will open soon; website of the 5th Mediterranean Forest Week […]

COFO23 was held in Roma

COFO23 was held in Roma

The Committee on Forestry (COFO) is the highest FAO Forestry statutory body. This year of 2016, the COFO will be organised  at Rome, Italy  from 18-22 July 2016. The key theme has been idendifed as “Shaping a new agenda for forests” İsmail Belen, the President of CARFO attended several events as a member of Turkish Delegation to COFO 18 […]

The Great Green Wall : Africa’s Response to Climate Change and Zero Hunger-Monday, 18 July 2016

The Great Green Wall : Africa’s Response to Climate Change and Zero Hunger-Monday, 18 July 2016

During COFO, as a part of WFW Session / FAO Side Event; a side event on “The Great Green Wall : Africa’s Response to Climate Change and Zero Hunger” will be organised at Sheikh Zayed Centre from 18:00 – 19:30. Turkey is dealing with Africa and the Great Green Wall. As a part of Turkish Government interest to […]

Forest and Landscape Restoration regional initiatives: toward the regionalisation of the Bonn Challenge

Forest and Landscape Restoration regional initiatives: toward the regionalisation of the Bonn Challenge

The Committee on Forestry (COFO) is the highest FAO Forestry statutory body. The biennial sessions of COFO (held at FAO headquarters in Rome, Italy) bring together heads of forest services and other senior government officials to identify emerging policy and technical issues, to seek solutions and to advise FAO and others on appropriate action. Other international organizations […]

Nine NGO from three countries establishes PLANFOR

Nine NGO from three countries establishes PLANFOR

PLANFOR-The Platform of the Associations of Nature and Forestry has been established by nine NGO from three countries. The establishment of the Platform and the signing ceremony of the cooperation agreement was held on June 1, 2016 Wednesday at 2:00 pm at Sarajevo University Faculty of Forestry (http://sfsa.web.ba/v2/). The areas of cooperation designated as follows: […]

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