Poland - Increase Water Retention in Lowlands and Mountainous Area

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Poland commits to protecting forests against threats arising from climate change especially in land retention and erosion prevention in lowlands and mountainous areas. The commitment will be implemented within the II Priority Axis of the Infrastructure and Environment Programme. In particular, it is covered by measure 2.1 for climate change adaptation, protection and enhancing resilience to natural disasters, and environmental monitoring.

The commitment falls under focus area 3 of the Batumi Initiative to enhance ecosystems and ecosystem services as part of the ecological infrastructure. 

The commitment is relevant to SDGs 6 and 12. 

Forestry, Water