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18 May

Press Release: 2nd Wall Magazine “IFSA LC UGM in The 3rd Asia-Pacific Rainforest Summit: Youth Representative in Combating Climate Change and Environmental Issues”

Author: Dian Tahari

The 3rd Asia-Pacific Rainforest Summit (APRS) “Protecting Forests and People, Supporting Economic Growth”

APRS is part of the Asia-Pacific Rainforest Partnership (APRP), which supports the implementation of the Paris Climate Change Agreement and encourages the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions from deforestation and forest degradation in the region. This year, APRS was held in Yogyakarta, Indonesia on 23rd until 25th April 2018 with the theme “Protecting forests and people, supporting economic growth”. The 3rd Asia-Pacific Rainforest Summit (APRS) comes after the landmark global agreements reached in 2015 through the Paris Climate Change Agreement and the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (cifor.org).

The 3rd APRS have seven subthemes which form a starting point for the selection of discussion topics. The seven subthemes consist of:

  • Forests in Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs)
  • Restoration and Sustainable Management of Peatlands
  • Forest Finance, Investment and Trade
  • Production Forests
  • Community Forestry
  • Ecotourism and Conservation of Biodiversity
  • Mangroves and Blue Carbon

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20 Apr

Press Release : 1st English Group Discussion (ERUPSION)

Author: Dhimas Khairuman

The Amphiteater UGM, April 13th, 2018 — The Forestry Education and Language Commission of IFSA LC UGM had held the English Group Discussion (ERUPSION) on April 13th, 2018, in order to gave the participants more information about some topics that would be discussed in 3rd Asia-Pacific Rainforest Summit (APRS). The participants of this discussion are the members of IFSA LC UGM. The speaker of this discussion is Mr. Andita Aulia Pratama, S.Hut., M.Sc., usually known as Mr. Dito. Mr.Dito is one of IFSA LC UGM alumni and also a lecturer of Faculty of Forestry UGM. The aim of this event is to increase the knowledge of IFSA LC UGM members about rainforest, but we focused on Forests Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs), Forest Investment and Trade, and also Community Forestry.

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