The 3rd International Congress on planted forest will be organised 16-21 May 2013.
The 3rd International Congress on Planted Forests is Co-organized by FAO, EFI and USSE. The Congress will address issues like the role of planted forests in Climate change and REDD, Governance issues like financing planted forests, land use conflicts and benefit sharing. Environmental Risks, ecosystems services etc.
The plenary meeting will be held in Lisbon; while there will be scientific workshops in Bilbao, Bordeaux, Dublin, Edinburgh and Porto.
IFFA is committed to the development and implementation of international communication strategies.
This was the main message when IFFA chair Peter deMarsh addressed the United Nations Forum on forests. The 13th session of the forum was held in New York 7 to 11 May 2018.
Design mechanism to support sustainable wood
- Identify and design mechanisms that recognise the multiple benefit that sustainable forest management and sustainable wood hade in communities, improving livelihood and cost-effective carbon sequestration and climate change mitigation.
Halt deforestation and increase forest area
Strengthening small-scale forest producers and their organisation may halt deforestation and increase forest area.
The conference “Halt deforestation and increase forest area” was held in Rome 20-22 February 2018
The conference was a joint initiative between FAO and the Collaborative Partnership of Forests.