1st African Forum on Urban Forests

05.07.2021 – 09.07.2021 Virtual platform

The aim of AFUF is to highlight positive examples of planning, design, management and monitoring approaches that cities with diverse cultures, environmental and socio-economic contexts, sizes, forms, structure and histories have implemented in collaboration with other sectors in Africa to optimize the contribution of urban forests and green infrastructure to sustainable economic development, biodiversity conservation and sustainable use, landscape restoration, combating desertification and sand encroachment, climate change mitigation and adaptation, building resilience, improved social cohesion, and increased public involvement and green jobs.