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XIV World Forest Congress 2015

Forests, people and environment: some perspectives from Africa

Friday 4 September–Saturday 5 September 2015

Organized by the African Forest Forum, this two-day workshop entitled Forests, people and environment: some perspectives from Africa will discuss important trends relevant to the African forestry sector with a view to:

  • enhancing the roles of forests and trees in national economic development and poverty alleviation
  • improving food security and nutrition
  • enhancing environmental stability and other forest values

The workshop is divided into four themes:

Theme 1: Rehabilitation of degraded lands using trees

Theme 2: Managing forests in the context of climate change

Theme 3: Forest governance, marketing and trade in forest products

Theme 4: Socio-economic issues in forestry

Download the full programme to view session details and speakers.