AFoCO Training on Forest Fire Management Information Systems

Forest fires are the uncontrolled and unprecedented burning of plants in an explosive area due to the physical, biological, ecological, and environmental consequences of anthropogenic activities. Generally, the majority of forest fires are incited by anthropogenic activities driven by demographic pressure, the expansion of agricultural

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2021 Annual Thematic Dialogue (promo)

The Annual Thematic Dialogue is a dialogue session and platform for forward-looking discussions among AFoCO and its member countries to guide strategic planning processes and programming for the coming years. This activity also aims to harvest the interests of member countries in achieving AFoCO’s regional

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Mongolian forestry in a changing environment

1. Background Mongolia has about 18.6 million ha of forestlands occupying 11.8% of the country’s total land area. Of these, 11,968 ha are fire-prone areas, 1,241 ha are logged-over lands, 9,570 ha are pest-affected areas. Only 12.4 million ha, or 7.85% of the country’s territory, is actually covered by

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