Committee on Forestry 2012
Forests: a green pathway for human development
World leaders at Rio+20 agreed that forests have a significant role to play in addressing many sustainable development challenges. To help fulfil this role, the Committee on Forestry (COFO) 2012 focused on translating the results of Rio+20 into action and strengthening forestry’s many cross-sectoral linkages under the following key topics:
The Committee on Forestry is the highest FAO Forestry statutory body. The biennial sessions of COFO bring together heads of forest services and other senior government officials to identify emerging policy and technical issues, to seek solutions and to advise FAO and others on appropriate action.
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Member countries of FAO which have not yet submitted their COFO Membership Notification form are encouraged to do so.