FAO Official: Youth and civil society are 'change agents' for restoring forests

10 May 2018

It’s up to young people and civil society groups to reverse the long-term trend of deforestation around the world.

That’s the view of Hiroto Mitsugi, Assistant Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization’s (FAO) Forestry Department, discussing how deforestation can be stopped worldwide, in line with the Sustainable Development Goal 15  target date, of 2020.

Mr. Mitsugi spoke to Fatima E. Mendez.  He started by discussing the 2020 and 2030 targets.

Audio Credit:
Fatima E. Mendez, UN News
Audio Duration:
9'25"

 

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