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News from FAO Forestry: InFOflash 12

Follow highlights of the work of FAO Forestry and its partners in the latest issue of the Department's InFOflash.


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Remote sensing plays key role in assessing status and change in forest area Forestry experts from across Brazil are meeting in Belem this week to develop national capacities to collect data on forest cover and land-use change using satellite images. [more]
Launch of the UN’s Decade of Family Farming to unleash family farmers’ full potential The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) today launched the United Nations' Decade of Family Farming and a Global Action Plan to boost support for family farmers, particularly those in developing countries. [more]
UN Decade of Family Farming launches in Rome with support from forest and farm producer organizations The UN Decade of Family Farming, which aims to bring together the international community to raise awareness of the important contributions of family farming to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), was launched today at FAO headquarters in Rome. [more]

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FAO Forestry Paper 182

 

 

 


State of the World's Forests

 

 

 


Forests and Education


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The United Nations General Assembly proclaimed 21 March the International Day of Forests in 2012, to celebrate and raise awareness of the importance of all types of forests. The Collaborative Partnership on Forests choose a different theme for each International Day of Forests, during which countries are encouraged to undertake local, national and international efforts to organize activities involving forests and trees, such as tree planting campaigns.

 

last updated:  Friday, 14 June, 2019