MFW

During the Sixth Mediterranean Forest Week, the Brummana Declaration was approved. The Declaration furthers the discussion from the State of Mediterranean Forests 2018 about the role of Mediterranean forests to fulfill the nationally determined contributions (NDCs). The declaration can be downloaded here. THE BRUMMANA DECLARATION FOR THE...

A session on up-scaling and climate finances proved to be an interesting one at the 6th Mediterranean Forest Week in Lebanon. Situated towards the end of the conference, the session offered a conclusion, the bottom lines, and what points to take home on the issue...

Forest and landscape restoration (FLR) benefit private, public and global communities. FLR can contribute to climate mitigation and biodiversity conservation, as well as water and food security. However, high investment costs and low rates of return are misconceptions holding back investments in this sector. How will...

What does LDN stand for? What is its ultimate goal? And how can existing UNCCD progress indicators be linked or integrated into a LDN conceptual framework? These questions were answered by Sven Walter from the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD), and Carolina Granzio Gallo from...

The 6th Mediterranean Forest Week in Lebanon hosted a discussion on the ‘best practices for monitoring and evaluation systems used in sustainable land management in Turkey’. Four presentations provided a superb insight to research, processes and developments in the field. Bahtiyar Kurt, Natural Resources and Biodiversity Cluster Lead...