Committee
High School ECOSOC - UN Forum on Forests
Country
Senegal

Author

Cite as https://mymun.com/ppdb/15180

ECOSOC- UN FORUM ON FOREST

Delegation of Senegal

Delegate: Estefania Paredes

Topic: Forests and the Sustainable Development Goals

The problem of deforestation becomes more serious and more important as the years go by. Despite the amount of information and alerts that have been given, this problem continues in large magnitudes. This problem is caused mainly by the conversion of forest land into agriculture and livestock areas without control over them, and threatens not only the livelihoods of foresters, forest communities and indigenous peoples, but also the variety of life on our planet. Changes in land use lead to a great loss of habitats, land degradation, soil erosion, the decrease of clean water and the release of carbon i...