Conjunto de Herramientas para la Gestión Forestal Sostenible (GFS)

Watershed Management

This module is intended for people involved in the conservation, use and sustainable management of forests, land and water at the watershed scale. It outlines the key principles and main planning steps involved in designing measures to preserve or restore the ecosystem functions of watersheds. The module also provides links to tools and case studies to guide users in the planning and implementation of watershed management initiatives.

This module was developed with the kind collaboration of the following people and/or institutions:

Initiator(s): Kata Wagner; Petra Wolter - FAO, Forestry Department

Contributor(s): Thomas Hofer - FAO, Forestry Department

Reviewer(s): William Watler - CATIE; ITTO; IUFRO; Prof. Dr. Xiaohua Adam Wei - University of British Columbia;  Jaap de Vletter - Tropenbos International

This module was revised in 2017 to strengthen gender considerations.

Initiator(s): Gender Team in Forestry

Reviewer(s): Petra Wolter - FAO, Forestry Department