New edition of Infosylva

 

 

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Welcome to this new edition of Infosylva. The 23rd Session of the Committee on Forestry (COFO) opens its doors at FAO Headquarters in Rome on Monday, 18 July and will be in session through Friday, 22 July. The session will coincide with the Fifth World Forest Week (WFW). The rich programme with more than 60 events aims to help “shape a new agenda for forests” in order to strengthen the role of forests and sustainable forest management in the achievement of the SDGs as agreed in Paris in 2015. See the COFO 23 alert in English and the programme on the COFO 23 website

 

 

in EnglishSpanishFrenchArabicChinese and Russian for details. Webcast of the opening

The newly published FAO publication, Moving Forward 2014-15: Selected Achievements of the FAO Forestry Programme in 2014-15, provides an in-depth look into the work of FAO Forestry under the framework of its new strategic objectives. These objectives stem directly from FAO’s mandate to eradicate hunger globally and to feed an increasing world population by making agriculture, forestry and fisheries more productive and sustainable while conserving precious natural resources. (In English, Spanish and French)

The widespread destruction of mangroves along the coastlines of Australia is related to climate change. It is feared that wider ecosystem disturbances will emerge as a consequence.  (In English and French)

 

 

With at least one-third of the people living in Mexican forests reportedly belonging to indigenous communities, Mexican authorities are increasingly recognizing the vital role these communities can play in protecting the biodiversity of forests. (In Spanish)

Two months after the ravaging fires at Fort McMurray in Alberta that destroyed hundreds of hectares of forests, life seems to be emerging again as birds nest among the burnt trunks and new green sprouts emerge from the roots. (In French)

 

Romanian forest authorities are creating a legal framework to inventory and protect the remaining virgin forests in the country, which covering about 200,000-300,000 hectares are reportedly the largest in Europe. (In English)

And interested professionals, technicians and researchers won’t be discouraged by the 30-60 minute survey, Understanding the Forest-Water Nexus that aims to create a monitoring tool for global forest-water relationships. The survey can be completed online until the end of the month. (In English)

 

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