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Building Wildfire Management Capacities to Enhance Adaptation of the Vulnerable Mountain Forests of Armenia

23 Jan 2013

This publication captures lessons learned from capacity building approaches for relevant stakeholders to address the forest fire risk from the national to the local level in Armenia.  It advocates improved wildfire prevention and control to enhance the resilience of forest ecosystems under climate change.  This would ensure the provision of ecosystem services by healthy forests to enable ecosystem-based adaptation to climate change in rural communities.