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RRI co-organizes Haiti sustainable development conference
Strategies for Integrated Watershed Management, Environmental
Restoration and Sustainable Development in Haiti Conference
June 17‐18, 2010
Hosted by the Office of the Prime Minister and the Office of the United Nations Special Envoy for Haiti
Co‐Organized by the Comite Interministériel du Aménagement Territoire, the Ministry of the
Environment and the Ministry of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Rural Development
With the support of the Interamerican Development Bank, the Rights and Resources Initiative and
The Rights and Resources Initiative, with particular involvement by RRI Partner Forest Trends, will be supporting a conference focused on strategies for integrated watershed management, environmental restoration and sustainable development in Haiti from 16 - 17 June 2010.
The purpose of the meeting will be to build more common understanding on critical issues and opportunities, and mobilize national and international commitment for an ambitious and comprehensive strategy to advance environmental restoration and rural development in ways that dramatically reduce rural poverty and make significant progress in restoring Haiti’s rural landscape. The meeting will take stock of current rural environmental restoration initiatives and approaches, discuss key lessons from the past, assess emerging opportunities for innovative and more effective interventions, and identify priority steps and policy reforms to scale‐up the level of effort and impact in the immediate future.
Posted By Lopaka Purdy at 2:21pm on June 14, 2010
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