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The United States Forest Service (USFS) through Forest Management Bureau conducted a two-day Information Sharing Meeting/Workshop on Change Detection using Remote Sensing for the National Forest Monitoring System (NFMS) at the Forest Management Bureau (FMB) Conference Room.
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Seven Forest Assistant Conservators from the Peoples’ Republic of Bangladesh who are currently undergoing a two-month World Bank-funded international training course entitled “Climate Change-Adaptive Sustainable Forest Management and Development” at the UPLB College of Forestry and Natural Resources recently paid a visit to the Forest Management Bureau for an orientation of the functions of FMB and its major programs and projects particularly on the National Greening Program. (ISP)
|Global Forest Goal 1||Reverse the loss of forest cover worldwide through sustainable forest management, including protection, restoration, afforestation and reforestation, and increase efforts to prevent forest degradation and contribute to the global effort of addressing climate change.|
|Global Forest Goal 2||Enhance forest-based economic, social and environmental benefits, including by improving the livelihoods of forest dependent people.|
|Global Forest Goal 3||Increase significantly the area of protected forests worldwide and other areas of sustainably managed forests, as well as the proportion of forest products from sustainably managed forests.|
|Global Forest Goal 4||Mobilize significantly increased, new and additional financial resources from all sources for the implementation of sustainable forest management and strengthen scientific and technical cooperation and partnerships.|
|Global Forest Goal 5||Promote governance frameworks to implement sustainable forest management, including through the UN Forest Instrument, and enhance the contribution of forests to the 2030 Agenda.|
|Global Forest Goal 6||Enhance cooperation, coordination, coherence and synergies on forest-related issues at all levels, including within the UN System and across Collaborative Partnership on Forests member organizations, as well as across sectors and relevant stakeholders.|
Although on voluntary basis, each member state of UNFF is responsible for the sustainable management of its forests and enforcement of its forest-related laws.
Importantly, in addition to the Government’s forest service units, all relevant stakeholders including local government units (LGU), local and indigenous communities, and non-governmental, civil society, academe, and media organizations will be involved through transparent, participatory constructive engagements, dialogues, and consultations.