Sustainable forestry for food security and nutrition

    Report elaboration process and related documents

    You can find in this page all the elements and documents relevant to the elaboration of this report, according to the different steps of the HLPE process (click here for a flowchart of the HLPE process for the HLPE studies).

    1) Elaboration of the request by CFS (October 2014)

    • See the CFS 41 Final Report (paragraph VI, A, 41d) for discussions at CFS 41 on the issue of Sustainable forestry for FSN and the mandate received by the HLPE from the CFS;

    2) Scoping consultation (26 January - 6 March 2015):

    3) Open call for candidatures for the Project Team selection (26 January - 3 March 2015)

    4) Project Team appointment by the HLPE Steering Committee (25 May 2015)

    5) Kick-off meeting of the Project Team (6-8 July 2015)

    6) Update of the Project Team membership with the inclusion of one extra expert (28 April 2016)

    7) Production and release of a V0 Draft by the Project Team (31 May 2016)

    8) Electronic open consultation on the V0 Draft (31 May - 18 July 2016):

    9) Write-up meeting of the Project Team (6-9 July 2016)

    10) Production of V1 Draft by the Project Team (August 2016)

    11) V1 Draft submitted to external review to eminent anonymous peers (5-20 September 2016)

    12) Production of V2 (post-review) by the Project Team (October 2016 - March 2017)

    13) Finalization of report and submission to the Steering Committee (April 2017)

    14) Meeting of the Steering Committee and approval of the report (23-26 May 2017)

    15) Publication of the Report in English

    16) Launch of the Report in FAO Headquarters, 27 June 2017

    17) Translations in all languages available [AR, CH, EN, ES, FR, RU]

    18) Presentation at CFS 44. Read/replay the opening statement from the HLPE Chairperson. See also the CFS 44 Final Report and all session documents for reference. Further information at the CFS 44 webpage.

    The HLPE warmly thanks all the participants having contributed with very valuable inputs and comments to the two open electronic consultations, first on a proposed scope of the study, and second, on an advanced draft (V0) of this report. The full list of participants can be found here.

    The HLPE also acknowledges the important feedback received from the anonymous peer-reviewers on a pre-final draft of this report.