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This presentation by Yurdi Yasmi from the FAO Regional Office for Asia and Pacific given during the discussion forum "Equitable development: Sustainable landscapes, green growth and poverty reduction" ...

This presentation by Yurdi Yasmi from the FAO Regional Office for Asia and Pacific given during the discussion forum "Equitable development: Sustainable landscapes, green growth and poverty reduction" focuses on how to achieve a green economy, what the options for green investments are and what Assisted Natural Regeneration (ANR) is.

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Towards a greener forestry sector - What's really new? Towards a greener forestry sector - What's really new? Presentation Transcript

  • Towards a greener forestry sector What’s really new? http://pichost.me/1495718/ Yurdi Yasmi FAO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific Bangkok
  • Outline Green economy Green investment Experience from FAO
  • Where we came from Unbalanced societal progress Ecological limits Climate change http://blogs.plos.org/onscienceblogs/files/2013/08/climate-change.jpg
  • Green economy A system which results in improved human well-being and social equity, while significantly reducing environmental risks and ecological scarcities. - Low carbon - Resource efficient - Socially inclusive
  • Forestry & green economy Back to basics - SFM Opportunity to counter negative perceptions
  • Options for green investment • Sustaining natural assets • Expanding natural assets • Creating green jobs
  • Assisted Natural Regeneration (ANR) • ANR is a forest restoration approach • Important factors of success in the Philippines: – Land security – Champions and leadership
  • Leasehold Forestry • Leasing of degraded forest lands to poor communities • Results – improved ground cover and biodiversity – improved income – less time to collect fodder
  • Conclusions • Forestry and climate change offers new hope • Back to basics (SFM) and explore new opportunities • Change the way we look at natural capital • Supportive regulatory framework is key
  • Thank you