Fiji’s landscape restoration programme, which aims to plant 30 million trees in 15 years, has met half of its goal in less than four years. The Ministry of Forestry says in three years and eight months – Fijians and visitors have helped plant over 15 million trees and mangroves.
A project seeking to eradicate the Rattan palm, an introduced plant species that once threatened Samoa's agricultural farm land and native forests, is nearing completion according to an environmentalist...The palm was introduced by the Samoa Forestry Division for trial and observation,
Despite lingering tensions among environmentalists and loggers, a plan to launch the largest forestry experiment in the United States — and perhaps the world — last month cleared a major hurdle.
While a Commission of Inquiry into the matters relating to illegal logging activities in Vanuatu was established last month, an inquiry was also undertaken three years ago in 2017 by a former officer in the Forestry Department following a request from the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Fores
The most comprehensive global analysis of community forestry ever undertaken shows that government policies formalizing local residents' land access and resource rights often backfire by resulting in less access and weakened rights.
Ministry of Forestry and Research is facing set back to update the State of the Forestry Report due to funding delay and coronavirus pandemic. Minister Commins Mewa explained... in Parliament yesterday. Mewa said the ministry is still progressing the work to update the state of our Forest.
As countries around the world recalibrate their responses to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Fijian Government is stepping up its strategies for a nature-based recovery.
The World Forestry Congress (WFC) is held every six years...It provides a unique opportunity to strengthen international cooperation with forest supporters and inter-sectoral partners by sharing expertise and experiences and projecting a vision of the future roles of forests in the global sustain
‘Restore Tagabe River, 40 and beyond’ is the theme of the National Forestry and Tree Planting Week launched by the Minister of Forestry, Willie Daniel Kalo, to raise awareness about the importance of trees and forest for ecological, social and economic purposes.
This publication contains the main findings of the Global Forest Resources Assessment 2020 (FRA 2020). The data in FRA 2020 – the “backbone” of the assessment – have been obtained through a transparent, traceable reporting process and a well-established network of officially nominated national correspondence. The application of a standardized reporting methodology enables the monitoring of change over time in parameters such as forest area, management, ownership and use and the aggregation of data at the regional and global levels.