The main activities related to pulp and paper consist in providing assistance and transfer of technology in the development, planning and management of wood-based industries, in developing countries and countries with economies in transition.

Other main tasks include establishing viable wood-based industries, organizing training activities in planning and management of wood-based industries in developing countries, supporting, collecting and disseminating information on wood-based industries, and providing technical services to the FAO Advisory Committee on Sustainable Forest-based Industries (ACSFI).

Activities related to climate change are becoming increasingly important, including organizing expert meetings and preparing position papers.

last updated:  Tuesday, January 15, 2013