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The current state of forests: what’s the issue and why is it so important?

25 Sep 2021
16:30-18:30 UTC, online event

This event is part of AWID’s “Crear, Resister, Transform: A Festival for Feminist Movements” – to participate, please register for the festival. Forests play a vital role in preserving a healthy planet, stabilizing the climate, and supporting livelihoods and food systems, including for around 250 million people who live in forests among which are Indigenous Peoples and local communities. However, rampant deforestation, fueled by industry, perverse subsidies and market-based policies are contradicting the aims of globally agreed targets, threatening our …

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