Celebrating International Day of Forests 2013
FAO headquarters, Rome. March 2013At FAO headquarters in Rome, Italy, an opening ceremony and technical seminar was held entitled Forests in the Landscape Context and provided updated country-based and technical information on the ways in which forests can maximize landscape products and services. The publication Forests and Water – International Momentum and Actionwas launched during the seminar.
This event was webcast in English, French and Spanish at www.fao.org/webcast.
In conjunction with the Third Mediterranean Forest Week, the Day was launched with a press conference, release of the publication State of Mediterranean Forests and tree planting activities in Tlemcen, Algeria.