“Forests and Trees: Serving the People of Africa and the World”

A summary of IUFRO/FORNESSA and ITTO/AFF congress in Nairobi

The Congress was held in late June on the theme, “Forests and Trees: Serving the People of Africa and the World.” The First IUFRO-FORNESSA Regional Congress & ITTO/AFF Forest Policy Day included opening and closing ceremonies, as well as: training workshops, the IUFRO board meeting, plenary sessions, technical sessions, poster sessions and the ITTO/AFF Forest Policy Day. This report summarizes the opening ceremony, plenary sessions, technical sessions, the ITTO/AFF Forest Policy Day and the closing ceremony.

Text: IISD edited by Emma Berglund

Photo: IISD

IUFRO-FORNESSA Regional Congress Bulletin – Vol. 204 No. 1 – IUFRO-FORNESSA First Congress and ITTO/AFF Forest Policy Day – Summary: