This summer has been a very exciting period for our Network. Just before the visit of the IMFN’s representative, two new territories formalize the willingness to join the Network by establishing a MF initiative. We are talking about Albania, with the Administrative Unit of Voskopoje, and Lebanon, with the Shouf Biosphere Reserve.
Last week in Carnoules, France, took place the Annual Meeting of the Forêt Modèle de Provence. It was a special one because it celebrated 10 years as a Model Forest in the Mediterranean Network!
From May 15th to 19th 2023 in Portugal will take place the 8th International Wildland Fire Conference. These conferences are aimed at promoting exchange of expertise and international cooperation in wildland fire management gathering thousands of participants around the world and overseen by The International Liaison Committee (ILC), serving as an advisory and liaison body to the hosts of the conferences.
The results of an Erasmus+ project that involve two of the Model Forests of our Network At the end of 2022 Istria Model Forest has finalized the Erasmus+ project "Education and cooperation key to sustainable development".
In a recent article Valentina Garavaglia, Natural Resources Specialist at the FAO Forestry Department, sums up the exchange activities organized in the last year within the Mediterranean regional component of the International Climate Initiative (IKI)-funded project “The Paris Agreement in Action”.