Sustainable Utilization of Land Resources

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Sustainable Utilization of Land Resources

September 15, 2022 @ 11:00 am 12:30 pm

Urbanization and the continuous need for land resources has taken a toll on the world’s ecosystems and biodiversity. The irony is, while we need to extract resources from the land to fuel the economy, we also need the benefits the land provides in its natural state such as biodiversity. As a result, the sustainable utilization of land resources is necessary in order to enable the land to provide all its services effectively.

How can we do this sustainably? How can we as individuals, companies, governments, countries, offset the negative impacts we are experiencing due to deforestation, ravaged ecosystems, and loss of biodiversity?

Join us on September 15 from 11- 12:30 pm EST to discuss United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 15: Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss.

Speaker 1: Hiba Mohammad

Hiba Mohammad is an Erasmus Mundus Scholar, and a UNEP/UNESCO/BMUB fellow in Dresden, Germany, 2016. She has eight years of experience working in the Directorate of the Environment in Latakia, Syria in water management and land degradation. She is an environmental engineer who has an interest in climate and youth engagement. Currently, Hiba is a Ph.D. Candidate at the Department of Civil Engineering, Architecture, Territory, Environment, and Mathematics at The University of Brescia, Italy. Her research addresses the challenges of water resource management in large river basins. In addition to being an active volunteer in several intercultural and international projects to put forth a number of answers/solutions aimed at fostering and promoting cross-cultural and interdisciplinary dialogue in order to counter misconceptions about water and address the challenges by raising awareness and creating greater understanding.

Speaker 2: Abhijeet More

Abhijeet More is a Global Goodwill, Senior Green, and Climate Change Ambassador and an Energy Swaraj Warrior. An electrical engineer by degree he has worked in the Solar Power and eMobility sector for 7 years, currently working as a Sales Manager for European MNC, one of the world’s top 5 largest manufacturers of Solar Inverters. Abhijeet has recently started a weekly newsletter on LinkedIn to tribute Country, Earth & Life. This year India is celebrating its 75th Independence Day, so working in the renewables industry he has started a social movement in which he tributes his country as well as the earth by performing 75 activities towards the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

Panel presentations will be followed by a live Q&A session with our speakers!

Participants will receive a Certificate of Participation that counts as a Professional Development Credit (PDC) Activity.

Facilitator: Obie Agusiegbe, Founder and CEO of EnvironFocus.

The event is FREE! We look forward to seeing you there.

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