Forests: what solutions after the Paris Agreement?

COP 22 Marrakech – France Pavilion – Blue zone (accreditation required) 17 November 2016 – 1.15 pm to 3pm

The Paris Agreement has brought forests to the forefront of international attention. Forest is a major lever for combating climate change. France, through the projects it conducts with its partners in various regions of the world, wishes to share solutions for the future, in Marrakesh.

Opening by the French Minister of Agriculture, Agrifood and Forestry, Stéphane Le Foll

  1. Sustainable management and amenities of the forest
    • –  Morocco, Maâmora: Production of goods and services from Mediterranean woodland ecosystems in a context of global changes (French Fund for global environment (FFEM)/FAO/ONFI)
    • –  Mozambique, Gilé: Sustainable management of forests and agroecology (FFEM, AFD, IGF, ETC Terra, French Ministry for agriculture, agrifood industry and forestry)
  2. Fight against deforestation:
    • –  Congo Basin: current and future actions for inclusive green growth (Central African

      Forest Commission, Economic Community of Central African States)

    • –  Colombia: fight against deforestation on the Magdalena River (FGEF, the Magdalena River Regional Autonomous Corporation, ONFI)
  3. Decentralized cooperation and sustainable governance:

– Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Benin: Forest communities take action (National Federation

of forest communities (FNCOFOR), COFOR International)

Conclusion by ONF President, Jean-Yves Caullet

After the presentation of the expertise of the Office National des Forêts (ONF), this side event will be concluded with the signing of the Framework Agreement between ONF and the High Commissioner for Waters and Forests and the Fight against Desertification (HCEFLCD) in Morocco, in the presence of the French Minister of Agriculture, Agrifood and Forestry, Stéphane Le Foll.

 Followed by a shared moment of conviviality

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