This policy brief provides a summary of an expert discussion forum convened on “Forestry in NDCs of Asia-Pacific countries: 2020 vision”. The forum was held on 17 June 2019 and organised as part of the 2019 Asia-Pacific Forestry Week (APFW) at the Green Climate Fund (GCF) office in Songdo, Republic of Korea. Eleven regional experts participated in the forum, representing views from multiple countries, as well as from key institutions across the Asia-Pacific region. This policy brief summarises the main discussions held during the consultation, which responded to a set of twelve questions designed to inform stakeholders on the potential role of forestry in achieving NDC goals in the Asia-Pacific region after 2020.
Subjects: climate change, forestry
Publication type: Brief