Towards a greener forestry sector
What’s really new?
http://pichost.me/1495718/
Yurdi Yasmi
FAO Regional Office for Asia a...
Outline
Green economy
Green investment
Experience from FAO
Where we came from
Unbalanced societal
progress
Ecological limits
Climate change
http://blogs.plos.org/onscienceblogs/file...
Green economy
A system which results in improved human well-being
and social equity, while significantly reducing
environm...
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 Philippin...
Leasehold Forestry
• Leasing of degraded forest lands to poor
communities
• Results
– improved ground cover and biodiversi...
Conclusions
• Forestry and climate change offers new hope
• Back to basics (SFM) and explore new
opportunities
• Change th...
Thank you
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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" 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?

  1. 1. Towards a greener forestry sector What’s really new? http://pichost.me/1495718/ Yurdi Yasmi FAO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific Bangkok
  2. 2. Outline Green economy Green investment Experience from FAO
  3. 3. Where we came from Unbalanced societal progress Ecological limits Climate change http://blogs.plos.org/onscienceblogs/files/2013/08/climate-change.jpg
  4. 4. 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
  5. 5. Forestry & green economy Back to basics - SFM Opportunity to counter negative perceptions
  6. 6. Options for green investment • Sustaining natural assets • Expanding natural assets • Creating green jobs
  7. 7. Assisted Natural Regeneration (ANR) • ANR is a forest restoration approach • Important factors of success in the Philippines: – Land security – Champions and leadership
  8. 8. Leasehold Forestry • Leasing of degraded forest lands to poor communities • Results – improved ground cover and biodiversity – improved income – less time to collect fodder
  9. 9. 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
  10. 10. Thank you

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