Vision and strategy for a global initiative in forest education

The culmination of the FAO-ITTO-IUFRO global forest education project was the preparation of a vision and strategy for a multi-partner, multi-year initiative in forest education. 

The vision and strategy was prepared by FAO, ITTO and IUFRO along with other members of the Collaborative Partnership on Forests. 

An integral part of the vision and strategy on forest education was strategic communication approaches for promoting a better understanding of sustainable forest management and raising the profile of forestry professions in educational curricula and with the general public. These strategic communication approaches will be developed with the input of the Regional Forestry Communicators Networks.

Thomas Haussman of Germany’s Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture speaks on needs in forest education

Thomas Haussman of Germany’s Federal Ministry of Thomas Haußmann, Senior Forestry Officer, Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture, Germany explains that education is key to raising awareness of the multi-functionality of forests and their sustainable development, with very young children and also at the university level.


last updated:  Friday, February 24, 2023