Training on Climate Change and Forest Transformation



Posted on 28 February 2014  | 
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On 24th of February 2014 the training on “Climate change and forest transformation in Caucasus” was held in Baku, Azerbaijan. The training module was a part of the ongoing project - “Increasing the resilience of forest ecosystems against climate change in the Southern Caucasus through forest transformation” aiming to illustrate the environmental and social risks as a consequence of climate change for the forest sector in the Southern Caucasus.
The training was focused on forestry professionals and administrating bodies. Participants from Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources of Azerbaijan, Local Floristries, Baku State University, Azerbaijan State Agricultural University and foreign organisations - GİZ, İUCN and UNDP - were present on the training.
The training module contains five main topics, such as Introduction, Global Situation, European Response, Current Caucasian Situation and Implementation Options in the Caucasus. During the case studies the participants analysed their situation in the country and discussed how to develop mechanism for adaptation to future challenges due to climate change for the forest sector. At the end of the workshop participants were awarded with certificates.

For further information please contact:
Sevinj Sarukhanova
Partnership & Communications Manager
ssarukhanova@wwfcaucasus.org
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Participants are awarded with certificates
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