World Water Forum 2018 - Brazil

The Forest-Water Nexus at WWF8 // Redefining the Narrative to Build a Sustainable Future

This event will highlight the prevailing forest-water narratives, promote consensus on how to address integrating forests in water management and water in forest management, and will provide an occasion to announce collaborative initiatives.

Side event at the 8th World Water Forum in Brazil.

We live on a blue and green planet. To achieve a resilient future, natural solutions such as managing forests for water supply, will be required.

Where and when

Room 3

21 Mar 2018
3.30-5pm

Organisers

Contact

Elaine Springgay
elaine.springgay@fao.org

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