Working Paper.2018

Championing the forest-water nexus: Report on the meeting of key forest and water stakeholders

Springgay, E.
Dalton, J.
Samuelson, L.
Bernard, A.
Buck, A.
Cassin, J.
Matthews, N.
Matthews, J.
Tengberg, A.
Bourgeois, J.
Öborn, I.
Reed, J.
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In August 2017, parallel to World Water Week, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and the  Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) hosted a meeting with 12 experts from the forest and water sectors.

The meeting aimed to establish consensus on

  • issues and messages
  • develop key communication messages and strategies
  • develop joint activities for 2018-19 that promote the forest-water nexus

The successful meeting concluded by producing a joint statement on forests and water, as well as a list of suggested collaborative activities.