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Forests are major contributors to local livelihoods
30 June 2014-- The Committee on Forestry met at FAO headquarters from 23-27 June at FAO headquarters in Rome. A number of representatives from Civil Society were present to attend the conference and side events. Some representatives were able to stop by the FAO studios to share their thoughts on what they feel are priority issues in the Forestry sector and their thoughts on the week’s events.

Mitsuo Matsumoto, Principle Research Coordinator, Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute (FFPRI).
3min. 22sec.

Robert Saa Molly BIMBA, Managing Director of the Farmers Union Network (FUN), Liberia.
2min. 04sec.

Peter deMarsh, Chair, International Family Forestry Alliance (IFFA).
3min. 50sec.
Topic(s): Desertification, Forestry, Hunger & food insecurity, Rural or agricultural development
Produced by: Sandra Ferrari
Reference: 10589