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Asia-Pacific Forestry Week 2019: Forests for Peace and Well-being

17/06/2019-21/06/2019 Incheon, Republic of Korea

Asia-Pacific Forestry Week (APFW2019) will be held in Songdo Convensia Convention Center, Incheon, Republic of Korea on 17-21 June 2019. It will be one of the largest and most important forestry gatherings in the Asia-Pacific region in 2019. "Forests for peace and well-being" is the overall theme of APFW2019, which reflects the positive dimensions of forestry and suggests the need to proactively integrate forestry into the wider context of environment, society, and sustainable development, under which economic, social, human and cultural dimensions are considered in a holistic manner.

The Korea Forest Service (KFS) will host the event together with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). We encourage participation and support of partner organizations and collaborators including government, civil society, research, academia, and the private sector.

The overall theme of the Fourth Asia-Pacific Forestry Week (APFW2019) will be Forests for peace and well-being. This theme reflects the positive dimensions of forestry and suggests the need to proactively integrate forestry into the wider context of environment, society, and sustainable development, under which economic, social, human and cultural dimensions are considered in a holistic manner.

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Asia-Pacific Forestry Week 2019: Forests for Peace and Well-being webpage