World Forestry Congress https://www.fornis.net/taxonomy/term/730?content=All en Pre-Congress Workshop to the XIV World Forestry Congress https://www.fornis.net/node/588 <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Pre-Congress Workshop to the XIV World Forestry Congress</span> <strong>Date: </strong> <span class="event-dates"> Fri, 2015-09-04 - Sat, 2015-09-05 <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/user/3" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">sbritwum</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Fri, 05/15/2015 - 09:06</span> <div class="field field--name-field-loc field--type-string-long field--label-inline"> <div class="field__label">Location</div> <div class="field__item">Durban, South Africa</div> </div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p> The African Forest Forum in partnership with the African Union Commission, The Network for Natural Gums and Resins in Africa, the Centre for Sustainable Development-University of Ibadan, and the Forestry Research Network of Sub-Saharan Africa is organizing a Pre-XIV World Forestry Congress workshop on the theme: Forests, people and environment: Some perspectives from Africa on 4 to 5 September 2015 in Durban, South Africa, just before the XIV World Forestry Congress. The workshop will bring together African forestry stakeholders including those from national governments, civil society organizations, academia and research; in addition to important groups like youth and women. They will discuss important trends relevant to the African forestry sector with a view to enhancing the roles of forests and trees in national economic development and poverty alleviation; improving food security and nutrition and; enhancing environmental stability and other forest values. The workshop will comprise of plenary sessions on key themes that are also linked to the XIV World Forestry Congress theme, as well as break-out sessions. The workshop will be followed by a meeting, on 6 September 2015, of all AFF members at the workshop </p> </div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-contactinfo field--type-text-long field--label-above"> <div class="field__label">Contact info</div> <div class="field__item"><p> Executive Secretary</p> <p> African Forest Forum (AFF) United Nations Avenue, Gigiri,<br /> P.O. Box 30677 – 00100, Nairobi, Kenya.</p> <p> Tel.:+254 20 722 4203, Fax: + 254 20 722 4001/ 4181</p> <p> Email: <a href="mailto:exec.sec@afforum.org">exec.sec@afforum.org</a>;  <a href="mailto:g.kowero@cgiar.org">g.kowero@cgiar.org</a>,    Website: <a href="http://www.afforum.org/">www.afforum.org</a></p> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-upload field--type-file field--label-above"> <div class="field__label">upload</div> <div class="field__items"> <div class="field__item"><table data-striping="1"> <thead> <tr> <th>Attachment</th> <th>Size</th> </tr> </thead> <tbody> <tr class="odd"> <td> <span class="file file--mime-application-msword file--x-office-document"> <a href="https://www.fornis.net/sites/default/files/documents/2015%20May%2013%20Pre-Congress%20document.doc" type="application/msword; length=399360">2015 May 13 Pre-Congress document.doc</a></span> </td> <td>390 KB</td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </div> </div> </div> <a href="/taxonomy/term/6" hreflang="en">Forests and Forest-based Products for a Greener Future</a> / <a href="/taxonomy/term/8" hreflang="en">Forests and People</a> / <a href="/taxonomy/term/5" hreflang="en">Forests and Climate Change</a> / <a href="/taxonomy/term/7" hreflang="en">Biodiversity, Ecosystem Services and Biological Invasions</a> / <a href="/taxonomy/term/9" hreflang="en">Other Information</a> <a href="/taxonomy/term/730" hreflang="en">World Forestry Congress</a> / <a href="/taxonomy/term/733" hreflang="en">Pre-Congress Workshop</a> / <a href="/taxonomy/term/734" hreflang="en">People and Environment</a> / <a href="/taxonomy/term/389" hreflang="en">forests</a> Fri, 15 May 2015 09:06:10 +0000 sbritwum 588 at https://www.fornis.net XIV World Forestry Congress https://www.fornis.net/node/587 <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">XIV World Forestry Congress</span> <strong>Date: </strong> <span class="event-dates"> Mon, 2015-09-07 - Fri, 2015-09-11 <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/user/3" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">sbritwum</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Fri, 05/15/2015 - 08:57</span> <div class="field field--name-field-loc field--type-string-long field--label-inline"> <div class="field__label">Location</div> <div class="field__item">Durban, South Africa</div> </div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p> The XIV World Forestry Congress, hosted by the Republic of South Africa, will bring together the global forestry community to review and analyse the key issues and to share ways of addressing them. </p> <p> The Congress – the first to be held in Africa - is inclusive of people from all countries, regions and sectors, whether they belong to a government organization, NGO, private company, scientific or professional body, a forestry society, or simply have a personal interest in attending. The broad participation and inclusive discussion on forestry issues will facilitate their mainstreaming in global agendas on sustainable development as well as building new partnerships. </p> <p> The Congress programme will be professionally and culturally rewarding, with a variety of sessions, events and dialogue, to ensure that all participants are engaged in defining a vision and strategies for the sustainable future of forests and forestry. </p> </div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-contactinfo field--type-text-long field--label-above"> <div class="field__label">Contact info</div> <div class="field__item"><p> <a href="mailto:WFC-XIV-Info@fao.org">WFC-XIV-Info@fao.org</a></p> </div> </div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-wwwurl field--type-text-long field--label-above"> <div class="field__label">Website</div> <div class="field__item"><p><a href="http://webapps.daff.gov.za/wfc2015/">http://webapps.daff.gov.za/wfc2015/</a></p> </div> </div> <a href="/uti" hreflang="en">Forests and Forest-based Products for a Greener Future</a> / <a href="/fpep" hreflang="en">Forests and People</a> / <a href="/taxonomy/term/5" hreflang="en">Forests and Climate Change</a> / <a href="/pol" hreflang="en">Biodiversity, Ecosystem Services and Biological Invasions</a> / <a href="/taxonomy/term/9" hreflang="en">Other Information</a> <a href="/taxonomy/term/730" hreflang="en">World Forestry Congress</a> / <a href="/taxonomy/term/725" hreflang="en">forests and people</a> / <a href="/taxonomy/term/731" hreflang="en">foood security</a> / <a href="/taxonomy/term/732" hreflang="en">sustainable trade</a> Fri, 15 May 2015 08:57:39 +0000 sbritwum 587 at https://www.fornis.net