Improved communication on the potential of forests in the era of climate change


Forests and the forest industry

$ 50,285

01 Jun 2023

30 Jun 2024

15 May 2023


UNECE member States

The objective of the project is to raise awareness of government representatives and stakeholders in the UNECE member States in on forests and their role in climate change mitigation and adaptation in support of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The project will focus on raising awareness on the linkages between forests and climate change mitigation and adaptation and will include: forest bioeconomy, circularity and forests; carbon neutral building materials - wooden construction; climate change and sustainable consumption and production patterns in forest-based supply chains; food systems and forests; the food-forest-climate nexus; climate change adaptation; climate change impacts and forests (including fires, floods etc.), climate change and boreal forests; biodiversity and the new Global Biodiversity Framework in the forest biome.