Restoring rainforests in the Asia-Pacific: IUCN

On the sidelines of the 2016 Asia-Pacific Rainforest Summit, representing the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN): Chetan Kumar, Manager of Landscape Restoration Science and Knowledge in the Global Forest and Climate Change Program, and Li Jia, Forest Landscape Restoration Officer for Asia.

Leaders in public, private and community sectors from across the Asia-Pacific gathered to discuss the future of the region’s forests at the Summit held from 3-5 August in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam.

The event was hosted by the Government of Brunei Darussalam, and supported by the Australian Government as the coordinating partner, with the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) as the science and engagement partner.

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