Media events at Agsu and Yevlakh forest pilot sites in Azerbaijan
Director of WWF-Azerbaijan Elshad Askerov has informed participants about the project, its aim, future activities, expected results and the role of the site adjacent communities. He mentioned that 75ha monoculture
forest area was identified in each pilot site and fenced. There will be different plantations of the local tree species in order to restore the natural forests.
The journalists met with the chairman of Shamakhi and Yevlakh forest Departments at the project sites and were showed the existing problems in monoculture forests, fenced territory and informed that they are going to increase the resilience of forest ecosystems against climate change by transforming monoculture forests to natural forests.
The following articles and video materials were prepared by the media representatives after the media events, which will allow dissimention of the project related information to the larger audience:
“GreenPen” – eco journalists network
Interview to ELTv
For detailed information on the media events see the media event report.
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