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By investing in forest-water NBS that are locally appropriate, can we cost-effectively accelerate progress on climate commitments, while also building resilient communities and economies? That was discussed at the webinar organized by the Forest-Water Champions Network. Find here the lessons learned from this event.
    It is estimated that in the last 30 years, 420 million hectares of forest have been lost through conversion to other land uses. Deforestation and forest degradation continue to take place at alarming rates. This, in turn, has a significant impact on the ecosystem services that forests provide....
FAO has launched a new online tool that will help people better monitor, measure, and manage the relationship between forests and water.The Forest and Landscape Water Ecosystem Services (FL-WES) Tool is available to everyone, from local governments implementing regional projects to individuals interested in improving their management practices
The International Mountain Day (IMD) was designated by The United Nations General to raise awareness on the importance of mountains to life and it is celebrated on 11 December, since 2003. Mountains are extremely important to life maintenance, as they supply half of the world’s population with freshwater and support...
Today is International Mountain Day (IMD), and the theme of this year's celebration is 'mountain biodiversity'. Since 2003, IMD has been observed every year on 11 December to raise awareness on the importance of mountains for life. Mountains supply half of the world’s population with freshwater and host about half...