By FAO |
17 April 2012 |
FAO Forestry Department invites all interested forest sector stakeholders to take part in “Forests: the Heart of a Green Economy”, a full day event on 18th June co-organized by FAO, ICFPA, BRACELPA, and other partners.
The purpose is to highlight the role of forests and forest industries in building the green economy and fostering rural development at the resource base – the two key themes of Rio+20. The main themes of discussion are:
- The Role of the Forest Sector in Emerging Bio-Economy
- Forest Certification: A Paradigm Shift in Green Economy
- Contributions of Forest Industry in Rural Development
The event takes place on Monday, 18 June from 09:00 – 17:30hrs, with a press conference held during morning coffee break. The event will be organized at the Ribalta Conference Center, situated on Avenidas das Americas-pista Central.
For further information on programme, speakers, venue and registration, please visit event website: http://www.fao.org/forestry/trade/76571/en/