Seminario Climate Change: Threats and Adaptation

Climate Change: Threats and Adaptation
Forestry Seminar

Wednesday May 20, 10:00-15:00
Events Room (second floor), Israel Pavilion
EXPO Milan
Opening remarks “An Overview of Italian Forests and the Italian State Forest Service” by Mrs. Lorenza Colletti, Senior Forestry Officer Italian State Forest Corps
Panel “Innovative Responses to Threats of Climate Change to Israeli Forests and Ecosystems”
“Rehabilitation of Degraded Ecosystems in the Arid Zone of Israel” by Dr. David Brand, Chief Forester and Head of Forestry Division, KKL-JNF
“Tree Improvement for Climate Change Adaptation: Selection and Propagation of Drought Resilient Clones” by Mr. Aviv Eizenband, Director of Forestry and Professional Development Dept, KKL-JNF
Panel “Promoting Adaptive and Reactive Measures to Climate Change”
“Dryland Expansion and Forest Restoration Measures” by Prof. Piermaria Corona, Director of Forestry Research Centre, CRA-SEL
“Forest Genetic Resources in a Changing Mediterranean Context” by Dr. Fulvio Ducci, Senior Research Officer, CRA-SEL
“Impact of climate change on carbon and water cycle of Mediterranean forests” by Prof. Giuseppe Scarascia Mugnozza, University of Tuscia – Viterbo
Closing remarks by Prof. Alon Tal – Ben Gurion University and KKL-JNF Board of Directors

English-Italian translation available

Organised by KKL-JNF in cooperation with Corpo Forestale dello Stato
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