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:
North America
South America

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.

last updated:  Thursday, April 24, 2014