Seeds-int participated in the Final Results Restitution Workshop of the project « Optimizing the production of goods and services by Mediterranean forests in a context of global changes », and presented the results of the component 2 ” Assessment of the Socio-economic values of Goods and Services provided by Mediterranean forest ecosystems ” and the component 3 ” Improve modes of governance of forest ecosystems”, which took place in Nice at the Park Inn by Radisson Hotel, from the 27th to the 29th of October 2015. The project is funded by the French Facility for Global Environment (FFEM), Plan Bleu, in cooperation with FAO.
Both of these components are implemented in the following pilot sites: Chrea National park in Algeria, Jabal Moussa Biosphere reserve in Lebanon, Maâmora forest in Morocco, the Barbara watershed in Tunisia, and Düzlerçami forest in Turkey.
This final workshop aimed at restituting, sharing and discussing the final results of the different studies conducted in these pilot sites. This event gathered the partner countries’ focal points, the thematic experts, the national and regional experts, and the FAO forestry experts involved in these activities. It was also an opportunity for sharing and exchanging experiences and final results of each studied site, as well as pursuing reflections in terms of sustainable management of wooded ecosystems’ goods and services.