Third IUFRO Latin American Congress (IUFROLAT), 12-15 June 2013, San José, Costa Rica
“Forests, Competitiveness and Sustainable Landscapes”
The International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO) and the Agriculture Research and Higher Education Center (CATIE) will hold the Third IUFRO Latin American Congress (IUFROLAT) in San José, Costa Rica from 12 to 15 June 2013.
For four days, the Congress will provide a platform for researchers and academics including their colleagues from other parts of the world, the private sector, trade unions, journalists and policy makers to exchange information and experiences on critical issues affecting trees, forest ecosystems and landscapes, and their contribution to development in Latin America.
N.B. IUFRO Teakwood Working Party D5.06.02 is holding a special Teak Session during this Congress. Six percent of the planted teak forests lie in tropical America and the area under teak plantation is expanding to produce quality timber in shorter rotations of 20-30 years. Prof. Mario Tomazello Filho (Dy. Coordinator D5.06.02), University of São Paulo, Brazil will be Chairing the Session. Email: email@example.com
The overall goal of the IUFROLAT Congress is to demonstrate how forest science is impacting on livelihoods, environment and sustainable development in the Latin America and Caribbean region. With the slogan "Forests, Competitiveness and Sustainable Landscapes", the Congress will highlight research that offers information on management and policy relevant to policy makers and practitioners at local, national and regional levels. The theme of the event is related with Forest and Ecosystem Services, Forest Sector Competitiveness and Governance Management.
For details, please log on to the website http://web.catie.ac.cr/iufrolat/IufroLat_ing.htm
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