About FAO Forestry

Moving Forward 2014-15: Selected Achievements of the FAO Forestry Programme in 2014-15The FAO Forestry Department helps nations manage their forests in a sustainable way. The Organization's approach balances social, economic and environmental objectives so that present generations can reap the benefits of the earth's forest resources while conserving them to meet the needs of future generations.






Assistant Director-General René Castro-Salazar

Mr Castro-Salazar holds a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from the Universidad de Costa Rica, a Master of Public Administration degree and Doctor of Design degree both awarded by Harvard University. Mr Castro-Salazar held ministerial positions in Costa Rica as Minister of National Resources, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Minister of Environment, Energy between 1994 and 2014.

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last updated:  Friday, August 19, 2016