Report of the Twenty-seventh Session of the Asia-Pacific Forestry Commission | Land Portal

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April 2018
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This publication reports the proceedings of the twenty-sixth session of the Asia-Pacific Forestry Commission (APFC) held in Colombo, Sri Lanka, from 23 to 27 October 2017. The main themes considered were: Forestry in a new landscape; Guidelines for using forest concessions to manage public forests; Regional Strategy and Action Plan for forest and landscape restoration; Forests and climate change: Progress since Paris, financing climate; State of Forestry in Asia and the Pacific; Progress in Implementing APFC- and FAO-Supported Activities in the Region; Trees in Urban Landscapes; Asia-Pacific Forest Sector Outlook Study; An Asia-Pacific Strategy for Implementing the Global Plan of Action on Forest Genetic Resources; New landscapes for community forestry; Forest Resources Assessment 2020 and Efforts for Reducing Reporting Burden by Streamlining International Forest-related Reporting; and Outcome of Global Policy Processes of Relevance for The Regional Forestry. The main recommendations are included in the report.

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