Mainstreaming Landscape Thinking in Natural Resources Management Education for Restoration Impact in the BIMSTEC region: The Way Forward

A Knowledge-Sharing Workshop

Dehradun, India
31 March -1 April 2023


Workshop Report


After the three-day virtual workshop on 17-19 October, this onsite meeting continued the discussion with educators from Bay of Bengal region (Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Sri Lanka, and Thailand) of current natural resources management education in view of the increasing demand for knowledge and expertise in landscape restoration. Participants also explored further opportunities for closer regional collaboration.

The Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education (ICFRE) and Indira Gandhi National Forest Academy (IGNFA) organised this workshop in collaboration with the International Union of Forest Research Organizations under its Special Programme for Development of Capacities (IUFRO-SPDC), Global Landscapes Forum (GLF), and Wageningen University and Research (WUR).

Workshop Agenda: pdf

More resources at Landscape Academy:


  • Bangladesh Forest Cover 2015 - pdf
  • Protected Areas of Bangladesh - pdf


  • Forestry, Agriculture and Agroforestry for Sustainable Natrual Resource Management Education: Role in Restoration - pdf
  • Forest Research Institute India - pdf


  • Myanmar Forest School - Training Forest - pdf
  • Mangrove Restoration in Myanmar - pdf
Nepal: Mainstreaming Landscape Thinking for Restoration NRM Education in South East Asia - pdf

Sril Lanka:

  • Restoration Sites in Sri Lanka - pdf
  • Outdoor Learning sites in Forests & Landscapes - pdf
Thailand: Research and Training Stations - pdf



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