Mountain and Watershed Management

FAO has been engaged in watershed management, forests and water and sustainable mountain development  since the 1970s. The Mountain and Watershed team of the  Forest Assessment, Management and Conservation Division  is responsible for carrying out activities in these thematic areas

The Mountain and Watershed team provides technical assistance for the design and implementation of field projects, supports international processes and prepares technical guidance and information products. It has a strong presence at field level, especially in Africa, Near East, Central Asia and Latin America.


Forestry News

Training course focuses on bioeconomy in mountain areas 18 June 2018 The bioeconomy of the world’s mountains will be under discussion at the 2018 International Programme on Research and Training on Sustainable Management of Mountain Areas (IPROMO) in Ormea and Pieve Tesino, Italy, from 18 June to 2 July. [more]
Share your drylands restoration success stories on the World Day to Combat Desertification 18 June 2018 On World Day to Combat Desertification, FAO will begin testing its new, interactive Drylands Restoration Initiatives Platform (DRIP) that aims to capture, evaluate and share knowledge and lessons learned about dryland restoration. [more]
The FAO-EU FLEGT Programme launches a call for concept notes in VPA countries 18 June 2018 2018 Call for concept notes: the FAO-EU FLEGT Programme is now accepting concept notes from government institutions, civil society and private sector organizations in countries engaged in VPAs with the EU. [more]


last updated:  Wednesday, May 11, 2016