Asia-Pacific Forestry Week. New challenges – New opportunities


Asia-Pacific Forestry Week. New challenges – New opportunities

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Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific
Bangkok 2012


Asia-Pacific Forestry Week was a large and dynamic event that brought together people from all dimensions of forestry across the Asia-Pacific region. More than 1000 participants from governments, non-government organizations, research institutions, regional and international networks, UN agencies, universities and colleges met under one roof to discuss forestry issues around the theme of new challenges new opportunities. Forestry Week aimed to take stock of existing challenges in Asia-Pacific forestry while also exploring new developments. The overarching objective was to improve management of the regions forest resources taking full account of associated social, economic, cultural and environmental values. This publication covers the wide range of events held during Forestry Week and bears testament to the diversity of forestry activities in the region.

Table of Contents

Opening addresses and opening speech
Welcome remarks, welcome address and vote of thanks
Keynote addresses

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Plenary sessions
Partner events

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Closing addresses

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Film night pamphlet
Canopy room brochure

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