Fiji, 23 Dec 2014
-- Forests and trees are essential for sustainable food production systems, both on farms and in the wider landscape. However, forested ecosystems continue to suffer due to overexploitation mainly for timber, firewood, slash and burn agriculture, fires and other unsustainable land-uses. Expanding and consolidating protected areas is crucial to conserve threatened plant and animal life and to reduce land degradation.
The Forestry and Protected Area Management (FPAM) project is funded by the [more...