Networks and working groups

As a neutral global institution, FAO hosts secretariats for global and regional networks on fire management as well as a relevant FAO-statuary body:

FAO also works closely with regional networks and working groups from:

FAO is member of the European Forest Fire Information (EFFIS) Network ( of the European Union which meets twice a year i.e. before and after the main fire season. More information of the EFFIS at

FAO is also member of the Wildland Fire Advisory Group, which brings the existing regional networks and working groups together and which meets once a year.

FAO works with a wide range of international organizations, multilateral and bilateral donors, regional and national institutions, governments, research and academic institutions, international and national NGOs, private sector (corporate and smallholder), civil society and other stakeholders. Included in this section are links to relevant Web sites of organizations working directly or indirectly with fire management. 

last updated:  Friday, September 2, 2016