20 May 2019 - 22 May 2019
IASA’s CLR Centre Head and Deputy ESM Program Director Florian Kraxner, Austrian Delegate to the FAO-UNECE Team of Specialists on Forest Communicator’s Network (FCN) and IBFRA President will lead discussions on boreal forest research under the FAO-UNECE timber committee framework. He will hold an invited lecture on the IBFRA18 Cool Forests Conference held in September 2018 at IIASA with particular focus on the IBFRA initiative overall and the IBFRA Insight Process in specific.
The FCN addresses the pressing need to improve the ability of the forest sector to communicate effectively, within and outside the sector on the role of forests in sustainable development. The FCN advises the ECE/FAO Forestry and Timber Section and supports communication activities in all Work Areas (non-exhaustive list), through:
Text adapted from the official FAO-UNECE website.
Last edited: 23 May 2019
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