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Sustainable Forest Management (ITTO-CBD-ACTO)

06 de Febrero, 2017 Impresión
Sustainable Forest Management (ITTO-CBD-ACTO)

The project "Institutional Strengthening of the member countries of ACTO in forest management environmentally responsible and conservation of biodiversity in managed forests of the Amazon (ITTO / CBD / ACTO)" seeks to strengthen and develop capacities for sustainable management and conservation of biodiversity of the Amazon forest, the different actors in the forestry sector of its Member Countries.

General Objectives

To improve the conservation of forests and biodiversity in the framework of an ecologically responsible forest management and to strengthen management models and good practices of managed forests in the Amazon region with emphasis on community forestry management.


Specific Objective

To establish a process, among the Member Countries of ACTO, for the construction and development of their technical capacity to strengthen and to implement forest management models and ecologically responsible good practices with a territorial planning approach that promotes the conservation of forest and its biodiversity.


The project is implemented under the collaboration Initiative ITTO / CBD to conserve biodiversity of tropical forests and is funded with resources from ITTO.

COMPONENTES

The project has three phases and each is connected to a result:

Phase 1. Evaluation (Result 1):Detailed Evaluations of National Assessments on Sustainable Forest Management and Conservation of Biodiversity, considering the rules of national and regional management, and it can take into account the ITTO / IUCN Guidelines for the Conservation of Biodiversity in Tropical Timber Production Forests.

Phase 2. Development (Result 2):Training modules implemented in at least three centers of excellence in forest management, in order to improve sustainable forest management and biodiversity conservation in the Amazon region.

Phase 3. Consolidation (Result 3):A Regional Knowledge Platform (RKP) established under the coordination of the ACTO, to facilitate the exchange of information and experiences on the opportunities and challenges of sustainable forest management and biodiversity conservation in the Amazon region.

RESULTADOS E IMPACTOS

The project's results:

  • National Assessments on Sustainable Forest Management and Conservation of Biodiversity, considering the rules of national and regional management and taking into account the ITTO / IUCN Guidelines for the Conservation of Biodiversity in Tropical Timber Production Forests.
  • Training modules implemented in, at least, three centers of excellence in forest management in order to improve sustainable forest management and biodiversity conservation in the Amazon region.
  • A Regional Knowledge Platform (RKP) established under the coordination of the ACTO to facilitate the exchange of information and experiences on the opportunities and challenges of sustainable forest management of forests and biodiversity conservation in the Amazon region.

SOCIOS ESTRATéGICOS

The project is implemented under the collaboration Initiative ITTO / CBD to conserve biodiversity of tropical forests. Strategic partners are the Ministries of Environment of the eight Member Countries.




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