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FAO Yearbook of Forest Products 26 August 2019 FAO has released a new edition of its Yearbook of Forest Products, which compiles production and trade statistics on basic forest products including wood, wood fuel, charcoal, pulp and paper across the globe. [more]
No sustainable development without indigenous peoples 9 August 2019 For years, the importance of indigenous peoples in the fight against deforestation, land degradation and climate change was overlooked and even denied, to the detriment of the environment and the food systems on which we all depend. Thanks to the global advocacy of indigenous peoples and their organizations, this tendency is changing--though not fast enough. [more]
News from FAO Forestry - InFOflash 16 2 August 2019 For the 3.2 billion people across the globe whose lives are challenged by the impacts of land and marine degradation and the associated loss of natural resources, biodiversity and ecosystem services, the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration offers a huge window of hope and opportunity. In addition to the newly launched Decade website, UN Environment, FAO and the Global Landscape Forum have produced a survey to allow interested parties to share their ideas on how to make the Decade a successful reality. [more]

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FAO Forestry Paper 182

 

 

 


State of the World's Forests

 

 

 


Forests and Education


The United Nations General Assembly proclaimed 21 March the International Day of Forests in 2012, to celebrate and raise awareness of the importance of all types of forests. The Collaborative Partnership on Forests choose a different theme for each International Day of Forests, during which countries are encouraged to undertake local, national and international efforts to organize activities involving forests and trees, such as tree planting campaigns.

Meetings

7th International Wildland Fire Conference Brazil, 28 October 2019 - 1 November 2019
2nd Latin America Urban Forestry Meeting Colombia, 5 November 2019 - 8 November 2019
African Forestry and Wildlife Commission (AFWC) - 22nd Session South Africa, 18 November 2019 - 22 November 2019
Near East Forestry and Range Commission (NEFRC) - 24th Session Turkey, 25 November 2019 - 29 November 2019
GFOI Plenary 2020 Italy, 9 March 2020 - 13 March 2020
25th Session of the Committee on Forestry Italy, 22 June 2020 - 26 June 2020

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last updated:  Wednesday, July 17, 2019