Sixth Mediterranean Forest Week: role of Mediterranean forests in the Paris Agreement

04/01/2019 to 04/05/2019


The Sixth Mediterranean Forest Week (MFW) that will focus on "Role of Mediterranean forests in the Paris Agreement: challenges and opportunities", will be held  in Lebanon on 1-5 April 2019

It will bring together a diverse range of participants to consider how Mediterranean forests can assist countries in the region to achieve their goals under the Paris Agreement on climate change. It will also showcase the use of forest-based solutions to address broader regional challenges such as sustainable development, energy transition, demographic change and migration.

Held every two years, the MFW is a key platform for regional forestry cooperation and dialogue between the research community, policy-makers and other relevant stakeholders. The weeklong highlights the specific challenges faced by Mediterranean forests and calls attention to their global importance. Participants include forest administrators, the scientific and academic community, the private sector, donors, civil society, environmental agencies and non-governmental organizations (NGOs).

More information and regsitrationhttps://vi-med.forestweek.org/en

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Interview of Chadi Mohanna, Director of Rural Development and Natural Resources, Ministry of Agriculture of Lebanon:

 




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