Port-of-Spain, December 21, 2022 –During and on the heels of The Caribbean Strategy for Climate-Resilient Forests and Rural Livelihoods (CSCRFRL) developed by the Caribbean Natural Resources Institute (CANARI) for the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) launched to the public on December 14th, 2022, CANARI and FAO are calling on stakeholders to help action the strategy. The focus of the strategy is to ensure the continued climate mitigation and adaption roles of forests, as well as protect their important goods and services by shoring up the health and climate resilience of the region’s forests. The strategy is to be implemented by the FAO and CANARI, working in partnership with national government agencies, civil society, academia, and other key stakeholders.

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