Climate change is expected to have profound and varied impacts on forest ecosystems and their dependent human communities. Applied research and testing mechanisms are needed to better anticipate and understand these changes and to help communities develop adaptation approaches. The RMFN-Asia is ideally positioned to be that mechanism. We offer a series of landscape-level sites that are transnational and global, as well as being dedicated to knowledge generation and sharing.
By promoting a multi-stakeholder approach to climate change, Model Forests in Asia: