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Three New Model Forest Members Added in June

Three New Model Forest Members Added in June

29 June 2017

29 June 2017 - The IMFN map changes again this month! As of June 2017, and as the Network celebrates its 25th anniversary, three new candidates join the list of Model Forests members. The latest additions are located in South America and Europe. Pictured: Floresta Modelo Amazonas-Tapajós, at the confluence of the Amazonas and Tapajós rivers (Picture NASA/ISS) Floresta Modelo Amazonas-Tapajós, in Brazil’s northeastern Pará State, is named after the confluence of two great rivers: the Amazon and the Tapajós. With a territory of 3,886,857 ha, this Model Forest includes four Sustainable Use Conservation Units, such as the Tapajós National Forest, various protected or...

ILM in Africa: Learning from Each Other

ILM in Africa: Learning from Each Other

12 June 2017

"Integrated landscape management (ILM) approaches are on the rise, and this is good news for Africa. Africa needs to make its economic and social transformation in ways that will be greener and significantly more inclusive and collaborative than previous models of industrialization or emergence; ILM approaches offer models of cross-sector, ecological and economic integration that are key to more sustainable transformation." This policy note by Mariteuw Chimère Diaw, General Manager of the African Model Forest Network (AMFN), focuses on one aspect of the question, namely that of the delivery model for ILM. In other words, what is the approach to the approach? DOWNLOAD: Integrated Landscape Management...