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FORCC: Using forests to enhance resilience to climate change

Submitted by Emilia Pramova 22nd February 2012 14:40

Forested mountains in Honduras. Photo by Josiah Townsend

Objectives: This project aims to analyze the role of forests in enhancing the resilience of societies to climate change, and understand and identify forest management regimes and institutional arrangements that generate related benefits. It aims to inform national and sub-national level decision-makers and development practitioners how forests can be of value to other sectors, primarily water, agriculture and energy, and contribute to planning and policy making processes.

Locations: Burkina Faso, Laos, Honduras
Duration: 2011-2013
Donor: World Bank/Program on Forests
Partners: Centro Agronómico Tropical de Investigación y Enseñanza (CATIE), Sustainable Forestry and Rural Development Project (SUFORD), National Agriculture and Forestry Research Institute (NAFRI)

For more information on this project, please contact Aaron Russell