UK–India collaboration project update

Our counterparts from the Indian Forest Research Institute and the Indian Forest Service recently visited Scotland to see examples of UK forest restoration at a landscape level

News from Forest Research: July 2011

Indian Forest Services study group at Loch Ness

As part of a collaborative project on forest landscape restoration the study group visited examples in the Trossachs and Lochaber and discussed future partnership working.

The report (below) on the first phase of the project provides a general overview of current forest restoration activities in India and the UK. This review will then provide material for the development of the second phase, which will look at specific initiatives in the states of Madhya Pradesh, Orissa and Uttarakhand, as well as Scotland.

Front coverUK - India Forest Landscape Restoration (PDF-2338K)

The project is being carried out through the Global Partnership on Forest Landscape Restoration, which is a proactive network uniting governments, organisations, communities and individuals with a common goal to restore degraded landscapes.

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