COFO 2007

"Weaving knowledge into development"

12 to 16 March 2007

Rome, Italy

COFO provisional agenda

  • State of the World's forests 2007
  • Forests and energy
  • Forest protection
  • Putting forestry to work at the local level
  • Progressing towards sustainable forest management, including in-session seminar on action at the regional level
  • Shaping an action programme for FAO in Forestry

Forum and Dialogue on Key Forest Issues

  • National forest programmes and poverty alleviation
  • Forests and energy
  • Fire management
  • Forest health
  • Forest tenure
  • Small and medium scale forest enterprises
  • Generating and sharing knowledge on forest resources
  • Voluntary guidelines: Forestry tools that contribute to sustainable development
  • New generation of watershed management programmes
  • Interface between forestry and agriculture
  • Reducing emissions from deforestation

Information Sessions & Other Meetings

  • Regional Forestry Commission bureaux
  • Collaborative Partnership on Forests
  • Congo basin forests: the challenges and issues at stake
  • Liberia forestry sector reform
  • Social standards for sustainable certified forests
  • Standing Committee on Commonwealth Forestry
  • Project marketplace
  • Quantitative targets in forest policy
  • A Higher Priority for Mountain Activities (organized by the FAO Country Focus Group on Mountains)
  • Russian Forests: National and International Dimensions

last updated:  Thursday, March 8, 2007