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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 amDevolution 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 Discussion

12:00 noon Closing

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