Ecuador is one of seven countries that will take part in the second phase of the Forest and Farm Facility Mechanism (FFF), a global initiative that seeks to promote sustainable management through the strengthening of agricultural and forestry organizations.
Successful communications requires carefully developed messaging that ‘speaks’ directly to important target audiences and addresses any misconceptions about forest management, specialists in forest-related outreach explained during a training workshop for the Latin America and the Caribbean Forest Communicators Network. [more]
Planted forests can help with efforts to achieve sustainable development by meeting the increasing demand for timber and forest environmental services such as carbon sequestration, according to a keynote address delivered today by FAO Senior Forestry Officer Daowei Zhang during the 4th International Congress on Planted Forests held this week in Beijing. [more]
FAO’s annual survey of world pulp and paper capacities presents statistics on capacity and production by country and by grade. It is based on information submitted by correspondents worldwide, most of them representing pulp and paper associations or, in their absence, paper companies. [more]