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Appendix E - Agenda of the In-Session Seminar: Alternative Forest Management Models: Alternatives for Achieving Sustainability and Reducing Poverty

20th Session, Nadi, Fiji


Alternative Forest Management Models: Opportunities for Achieving Sustainability and Reducing Poverty?

9:00 - 12:00, Wednesday, 21 April

Tentative Timetable

Opening session: searching for excellence

09:00 am

Welcome, introduction to APFC in-session seminar “Alternative forest manage-ment models: opportunities for achieving sustainability and reducing poverty”

Thomas Enters, National Forest Programme Facilitator, (Asia-Pacific), FAO/RAP, Bangkok, Thailand

09:15 am

Responding to decentralization in the forest sector - a new role for the center

Sian McGrath, Policy Analyst, Governance Programme, Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), Bogor, Indonesia

09:30 am

Devolution of evolution

Cor Veer, Unit Head, Regional Community Forestry Training Center, Bangkok, Thailand

09:45 am

The model forest approach to SFM

Romeo T. Acosta, Director, Forest Management Bureau, Quezon City, Philippines

10:00 am

A forest management unit modeled on the Deramakot sustainable forest management, Sabah, Malaysia

Cyril Tan Pinso, Group Manager, Innoprise Corporation Sdn Bhd, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia

10:15 am

New Zealand case study - private forest management

David Rhodes, Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, Wellington, New Zealand

10:30 am

Coffee break

11:00 am


12:00 noon


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