Forest Landscape will be restored in the Caucasus and Central Asia
In the Caucasus and Central Asia more than 2.5 million hectares of forest area will be restored.
According to the information given by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) representative in the Republic of Kyrgyzstan, over 2.5 million hectares of forest landscape will be restored in 2030 by countries in the Caucasus and Central Asia under the Bonn Agreement. Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan at the first Ministerial Meeting on Forest Landscape Restoration and Bonn Challenge in the Caucasus and Central Asia, held in Astana, Kazakhstan's capital city on 21-22 June 2018.
In the Caucasus and Central Asia, the restoration of forests can affect many areas positively. Particularly, forests near settlements, mining sites, riparian forests, and forests on slopes require urgent attention.