As rural communities are most vulnerable in relation to natural hazards and misguided management of natural resources, ANRICA was given the task of supporting governments in their efforts to manage the impact of climate change on rural areas by providing know-how and expertise, as well as some basic funding.
Austria developed a new and modern Forest Programme in an open stakeholder process back in 2009, after which a strong international commitment to sustainable development of rural areas and multifunctional forestry was demanded.
Forest inventory and monitoring – as a form of forest information and data collection – is one of the main pillars of forest governance defined by the Austrian programme of sustainable forest management along with legal framework, effective institutions, sources of funding, and public participation in forest management.
On 28th of October we are organizing a Seminar at the University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Science (BOKU).
by considerable Austrian Governmental institutions and privately held companies to join forces in international cooperation on climate change and rural development and is supported