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Stream 1 programme: Pathways to prosperity - Future trade and markets

Stream 2 programme: Tackling climate change - challenges and opportunities

Stream 3 programme: Serving society - forestry and people

Stream 4 programme: New institutions, new governance

Stream 5 programme: Our green future, green investment and growing our natural assets

Sunday 21 February

1300-2000

Fontana Convention Center
Registration

Monday 22 February

0730-0830

Fontana Convention Center
Registration

0830-1730

Jasmine room, Building B, Fontana Convention Center
Twenty-sixth Session of the Asia-Pacific Forestry Commission (cont’d)

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Fontana Convention Center
APFISN Workshop on management of transboundary cases of forest invasion (cont’d)
APFISN

Tuesday 23 February

0800-0900

Fontana Convention Center
Registration

0900-1030

Fontana Convention Center
Opening ceremony of the 2016 Asia-Pacific Forestry Week

1100-1230

Fontana Convention Center
Plenary session: Growing our Future! A panel of distinguished forestry and natural resources experts will consider questions, issues and challenges relating to the APFW theme, “Growing our future”.  Submit your question now!

1330-1500

Widus Hotel
Stream 1

Opening Plenary
ITTO, WRI

Widus Hotel
Stream 2: Tackling climate change - opportunities and challenges

Opening Plenary
CIFOR, SPC

Fontana Center
Stream 3

Opening Plenary
Session 1: Forests, forestry and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
RECOFTC, ASFN

Holiday Inn
Stream 4

Opening Plenary
FAO-RAP

Holiday Inn
Stream 5

Opening Plenary
APFNet, AFoCo

Fontana Center
APFISN Workshop on management of transboundary cases of forest invasion (cont’d)
APFISN


1530-1700

Widus Hotel 
Situation and trends in world forest products trade
ITTO

(until 1630)

Fontana Center
Stream 3 Session 2: Community forestry and SDGs
ASFN, RECOFTC

Widus Hotel
Sharing first experiences on REDD+ safeguards and related benefit sharing mechanism from Pacific Island Countries
SPC

Holiday Inn
Why forest policies and governance are important for tenure reform and improved livelihoods? Cases from Cambodia, Nepal and Viet Nam
FAO-RAP

Holiday Inn
Community forestry experiences
Rain Forest Restoration Initiative

(until 17:30)

Fontana Center
(cont'd) APFISN Workshop on management of transboundary cases of forest invasion
APFISN

Widus Hotel
Fire and haze: Politics, economics and landscape transformation
CIFOR

Holiday Inn
Project inception workshop (invitation only) (cont’d)
UBC (until 1830)

Holiday Inn
High-level regional consultation to develop action plan for forest and landscape restoration in Asia-Pacific
APAFRI, FAO, WRI, APFNet, IUCN (until 1830)


1630-1800

Widus Hotel
Partnerships for positive change: Towards new Chinese overseas forest investment and trade
WWF China, CAF (CINFT)

Widus Hotel
Innovative NTFP marketing channels and mechanisms
NTFP-EP, ASFN, JMHI, Ministry of Environment and Forestry, Indonesia

Widus Hotel
Closed session: Results-based payments in REDD+ consultations
GCF [start at 1700]

Widus Hotel
Challenges and opportunities of the development of timber legality definition
Department of Forestry/Department of Forest Inspection, Lao PDR

1730-1830

Fontana Convention Center
Information market (poster sessions)

1900-2100

Fontana Convention Center
Dinner reception

Wednesday 24 February

0800-0900

Fontana Convention Center
Registration

Holiday Inn
AP-FECM Steering Committee Meeting (invitation only) (cont’d)
AP-FECM

0900-1030

Paeonia room, Building B, Fontana Center

Asia-Pacific Forestry Commission Session (start 0830)

Widus Hotel
REDD+: What do we know and what comes next? Relevant insights from CIFOR Global comparative study. REDD+ research for the tropical forests of the Asia-Pacific region
CIFOR

Fontana Center
Stream 3 Session 3: Community-based sustainable forest management and food security

We depend on the forests and  it is our source of life.
AFA, AIPP, NTFP-EP Asia

Holiday Inn
Scaling-up communities and indigenous people’s forest resource rights (cont'd)
RRI

Holiday Inn
The 4th Asia-Pacific Forestry Education Coordination Mechanism Conference (cont’d)
AP-FECM

Holiday Inn
Emerging governance mechanisms in ASEAN: Supporting improved “Standards and Conformance Infrastructure” for forest sector legality and sustainability initiatives

 

ASEAN, FAO, FSC, PEFC

Holiday Inn
Mobilizing investments in Asia-Pacific forests: interactive workshop (cont’d)
APFNet, TNC, FAST, New Forests, WWF

Holiday Inn
Forest landscape restoration – Challenges and opportunities for ecological resilience, economic development and enhancing livelihoods in Asia and the Pacific
GIZ

Widus Hotel
Opportunities and challenges for market access
WRI, Forest Trends, EU-FLEGT

Fontana Center
Young Foresters' Summit (cont'd)
IFSA


1100-1230

Paeonia room, Building B, Fontana Center

Asia-Pacific Forestry Commission Session

Holiday Inn
(cont’d) Mobilizing investments in Asia-Pacific forests: interactive workshop 
APFNet, TNC, FAST, New Forests, WWF

Holiday Inn
Forest and landscape restoration - Growing our natural capital
IUCN

Fontana Center
Young Foresters' Summit (cont'd)
IFSA

Holiday Inn
(cont’d) The 4th Asia-Pacific Forestry Education Coordination Mechanism Conference 
AP-FECM

Fontana Center
Stream 3 Session 4: The importance of agroforestry for achieving SDGs
ICRAF, Southeast Asia Regional Programme

Widus Hotel
Forest development planning for climate change resilience and poverty reduction
DENR, World Bank, Program on Forests (PROFOR)

Widus Hotel
Opportunities and challenges for market access
WRI, Forest Trends, EU-FLEGT

Holiday Inn
Emerging governance mechanisms in ASEAN: Supporting improved “Standards and Conformance Infrastructure” for forest sector legality and sustainability initiatives (cont'd)
ASEAN, FAO, FSC, PEFC

Holiday Inn
Scaling-up communities and indigenous people’s forest resource rights (cont'd)
RRI

Holiday Inn
Improving forest communication for people and forests
RECOFTC, FAO and Asia-Pacific Forest Communicators Network


1330-1500

Paeonia room, Building B, Fontana Center

Asia-Pacific Forestry Commission Session

Widus Hotel
Small forest enterprises: Barriers and opportunities in participating in the responsible wood products trade (cont’d)
EFI-RAFT-FAO FLEGT

Widus Hotel
Climate smart landscapes: Addressing trade-offs and delivering multiple benefits at scale
SNV/ICRAF

Holiday Inn
Forest spatial information and user-customized service system
AFoCo, KoFPI

Fontana Center
Stream 3 Session 5:  Getting a fair share in the benefits derived from forest resources: approaches and tools
AFA, AIPP, NTFP-EP Asia

Holiday Inn
Assessing forest and landscape restoration opportunities to support the achievement of national and international commitments
IUCN

Holiday Inn
Fifteen years of the AKECOP: Experiences and lessons learned (cont’d)
AKECU

Fontana Center
(cont'd) APFISN Workshop on management of transboundary cases of forest invasion
APFISN

Holiday Inn
Mobilizing the full potential of C&I for SFM in the Asia-Pacific region
FAO

Holiday Inn
(cont’d) The 4th Asia-Pacific Forestry Education Coordination Mechanism Conference 
AP-FECM

Holiday Inn
Scaling-up communities and indigenous people’s forest resource rights
RRI


1530-1700

Paeonia room, Building B, Fontana Center

Asia-Pacific Forestry Commission Session (until 1730)

Holiday Inn
Fifteen years of the AKECOP: Experiences and lessons learned (cont’d)
AKECU

Fontana Center
(cont'd) APFISN Workshop on management of transboundary cases of forest invasion
APFISN

Widus Hotel
Global significance of teak - present and future
TeakNET

Holiday Inn
(cont’d) The 4th Asia-Pacific Forestry Education Coordination Mechanism Conference 
AP-FECM

Widus Hotel
Small forest enterprises: Barriers and opportunities in participating in the responsible wood products trade (cont’d)
EFI-RAFT-FAO FLEGT

Widus Hotel
Overcoming deforestation and forest fires in Indonesia
The Asia Foundation Indonesia

Fontana Center
Stream 3 Session 6: Communicating and mainstreaming gender equity for achieving SDGs
RECOFTC, CIFOR, AIPP

Holiday Inn
Tenure/land rights and food security
AFA, AIPP, NTFP-EP, RRI

Holiday Inn
Raising governance standards: Building capacity for cross-sectoral investments in forests, climate change, and livelihoods
FAO Bangladesh


1700-1800

Widus Hotel
(cont’d) Small forest enterprises: Barriers and opportunities in participating in the responsible wood products trade 
EFI-RAFT-FAO FLEGT

Widus Hotel
Promoting transparency on national forest monitoring for REDD+ in Papua New Guinea
Papua New Guinea Forest Authority (until 1830)

Widus Hotel
(cont’d) Global significance of teak - present and future
TeakNET

Holiday Inn
(cont'd) AP-FECM Steering Committee Meeting (invitation only)
AP-FECM

1730-1830

Fontana Convention Center
Information market (poster sessions)

1900-2100

Fontana Convention Center
Cultural events

Thursday 25 February

0700-1700

Field trips

Widus Hotel
Asia-Pacific Forest Communication Network meeting @ APFW
0900-1700 (invitation only)

Friday 26 February

0900-1030

Paeonia room, Building B, Fontana Center

Asia-Pacific Forestry Commission Session (start 0830)

Holiday Inn
Case studies of future forest production systems: sustainable large scale industry through investing in communities and smallholders (cont’d)
PEFC

Holiday Inn
Forest landscape restoration and land degradation neutrality in Asia (cont’d)
IUFRO

Widus Hotel
Updates on timber trade and timber legality
WRI, ITTO

Holiday Inn
Research agenda for forested landscapes in 2017-2022
CGIAR-FTA

Holiday Inn
Focus on Asia’s tree diversity: Highlights of regional collaboration in implementing FAO’s Global Plan of Action on Forest Genetic Resources
Bioversity International, APAFRI, FAO

Widus Hotel
Public/government procurement policies for certified forest products in the Asia-Pacific region
CAF

Widus Hotel
Enhancing the resilience of coastal wetlands to promote sustainable livelihoods in a changing climate
CIFOR

Fontana Center
Stream 3 Session 7: Forests and water in action
FAO

Holiday Inn
(cont'd) Project inception workshop (invitation only) (cont’d)
UBC

Widus Hotel
Forests and beauty: Regional assessment of NTFPs related to the cosmetics and fragrances sector
NTFP-EP

Holiday Inn
Illustration of ongoing work with FFPOs facilitated by We Effect and FAO/FFF in Yen Bai, Viet Nam
FAO/FFF

Holiday Inn
Drivers affecting forest change in the Greater Mekong subregion (cont'd)
ESSC, FAO-RAP, AFN


1100-1230

Paeonia room, Building B, Fontana Center

Asia-Pacific Forestry Commission Session

Holiday Inn
(cont’d) Case studies of future forest production systems: sustainable large scale industry through investing in communities and smallholders 
PEFC

Holiday Inn
(cont’d) Forest landscape restoration and land degradation neutrality in Asia
IUFRO

Widus Hotel
REDD+, is it really so difficult?
UN-REDD

Holiday Inn
(cont'd) Drivers affecting forest change in the Greater Mekong subregion
ESSC, FAO-RAP, AFN

Widus Hotel
Legal and logic sciences for forest law enforcement, governance and trade (FLEGT)
CAF

Holiday Inn
Evidence-based forestry: approaches and results in the Asia-Pacific region
CIFOR

Fontana Center
Stream 3 Session 8: Way forward for people and forests of the Asia Pacific region in the context of SDGs
ASFN, RECOFTC, AFA, AIPP and NTFP-EP

Holiday Inn
(cont'd) Project Inception Workshop (invitation only)
UBC


1330-1500

Paeonia room, Building B, Fontana Center

Asia-Pacific Forestry Commission Session

Widus Hotel
Stream 1 Wrap-up and summary
ITTO, WRI

Widus Hotel
Innovative tools for sustainable forest management under climate change
University of British Columbia

Holiday Inn
Public perception of forestry and its allied industries
University Putra Malaysia

1530-1700

Fontana Convention Center
Closing ceremony

Stream 1: Summary presentation
Stream 2: Summary presentation | Key messages and recommendations
Stream 4: Summary presentation
Stream 5: Summary presentation | Key messages and recommendations