22 September 2016

More than 200 forestry experts from over 40 countries met in Berlin, Germany last week to discuss the role of poplars, willows and other fast-growing trees in the use of renewable resources and the development of a green economy. Speaking at the 25th session of the International Poplar Commission (IPC), Parliamentary State Secretary of the German Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture Peter Bleser stressed the importance of fast-growing species both for climate protection and as a renewable resource for a bio-based economy.

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CITES CoP 17 South Africa, 24 September 2016 - 5 October 2016
World Mountain Forum Uganda, 17 October 2016 - 20 October 2016
74th session of the ECE Committee on Forests and the Forest Industry Switzerland, 18 October 2016 - 20 October 2016
International Seminar on Improving Collection and Use of Data on the Socioeconomic Benefits from Forests and Trees Italy, 27 October 2016

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