Water, forests, people – building resilient landscapes

Published on August 1, 2015 | Author: Lotta Samuelson, Klas Bengtsson, Thorsten Celander, Olof Johansson, Linnea Jägrud, Anders Malmer, Eskil Mattsson, Nicolai Schaaf, Ola Svending, Anna Tengberg

The Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) Swedish Water House (SWH) Cluster Group for Water and Forests started with a mission to highlight
the importance of forests and sustainable forest mana- gement to securing water resources globally. We have concluded that establishing resilient landscapes is the most promising way forward and that Sweden’s extensive experience and competencies constitute a substantial resource. This means Sweden could make a considerable contribution towards fulfilling the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Building resilient land- scapes is key to sustainable development and Swedish understanding and knowledge could catalyse positive change in the management of forest landscapes at
the global level.
Samuelson, L., Bengtsson, K., Celander, T., Johansson, O., Jägrud, L., Malmer, A., Mattsson, E., Schaaf, N., Svending, O. & Tengberg, A. 2015. Water, forests, people – building resilient landscapes. Report Nr. 36. SIWI, Stockholm.

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