As scientists, policy makers, planners, managers and academics representing a wide range of socioeconomic, ecological and institutional contexts from around the world, you have the expertise and experience to view the challenges from your different perspectives and to channel this diversity into making this conference a success. It is proposed that the Conference outputs will feed into the work of the Collaborative Partnership on Forests, including into the Joint Initiative Report on Adaptation of Forests to Climate Change.
Umeå, Sweden, 25-28 August 2008
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU)
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO)