Panel discussion at the Global Landscapes Forum Kyoto 2019

Panel discussion at the Global Landscapes Forum Kyoto 2019

Date & venue: 13 May 2019, Kyoto, Japan

From climate and Sustainable Development Goals commitments to action on the ground: scaling up the contribution of forests, sustainable forest products and climate-resilient land use
Monday 13 May 2019, 09:30–10:30 hrs.
International Conference Center, Kyoto, Japan
Co-organized by: International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO); Japan’s Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute (FFPRI); Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA); Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES); Matsushita Gobel Foundation and Kanematsu Corp.
This panel session offers an opportunity to share experiences on initiatives to increase the contribution of forests and forest products to help meet the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and targets established by the Paris Agreement on climate change.
Delegates will discuss the importance of building capacity to ensure forest and land management are sustainable. They will also focus on the role of productive forests in economic and social development, biodiversity conservation, climate change mitigation and adaptation.

For further information, please visit GLF Kyoto 2019 

To learn more and access the report and presentations made at the meeting click here.