From 5 to 9 September 2022, in the Península de Nicoya (Costa Rica), will take place the “International Fire Governance Workshop”, a space for analysis and definition of paths to build governance processes for the adequate management of the problem of forest fires and landscape-scale fires in Latin America, in times of climate change.
This seminar will bring together leaders from territorial governance and fire management experts from various Ibero-American countries, in a space of analysis and reflection around the following objectives:
- Know the experiences aimed at improving the participation of society in the prevention and control of fires;
- Discuss the challenges to increase and improve the effectiveness of this participation;
- Reflect on the paths or strategies for building fire prevention governance in the region;
The Mediterranean Model Forest Network contributed to the conference by presenting the experiences and best practices of the Mediterranean Model Forest in fire management.
Event organized by CATIE and the Latin American Model Forest Network, with the international support of the Government of Canada, and the local support of the Chorotega Biological Corridor and the National System of Conservation Areas of Costa Rica.