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5th Mediterranean Forest Week is approaching!

5th Mediterranean Forest Week is approaching!

One of the important regional initiatives co-organized by Silva Mediterranea http://www.fao.org/forestry/silva-mediterranea/en/  is approaching. The 5th Mediterranean Forest Week will be held from March 20th to 24th, 2017 in Agadir (Morocco) and will be devoted to the restoration of forests and landscapes in the Mediterranean. http://www.carfu.org/?p=787 Registrations will open soon; website of the 5th Mediterranean Forest Week […]

COFO23 was held in Roma

COFO23 was held in Roma

The Committee on Forestry (COFO) is the highest FAO Forestry statutory body. This year of 2016, the COFO will be organised  at Rome, Italy  from 18-22 July 2016. The key theme has been idendifed as “Shaping a new agenda for forests” İsmail Belen, the President of CARFO attended several events as a member of Turkish Delegation to COFO 18 […]

Ahmet Eren İritaş-The technologies of the future

Ahmet Eren İritaş-The technologies of the future

  1) Hologram Phones: Hologram phones are one of the technologies that may arise in the market until 2100. Experts say that the hologram phones will be designed to be Water resistant at the same time. 2) Assistant Robots: Assistant robots are technological products that can help people. Experts say that these robots will appear […]

The Great Green Wall : Africa’s Response to Climate Change and Zero Hunger-Monday, 18 July 2016

The Great Green Wall : Africa’s Response to Climate Change and Zero Hunger-Monday, 18 July 2016

During COFO, as a part of WFW Session / FAO Side Event; a side event on “The Great Green Wall : Africa’s Response to Climate Change and Zero Hunger” will be organised at Sheikh Zayed Centre from 18:00 – 19:30. Turkey is dealing with Africa and the Great Green Wall. As a part of Turkish Government interest to […]

High Level Dialogue on Forest and the SDGs, Monday, 18 July 2016, 15:00 – 17:00 Room: Red Room

High Level Dialogue on Forest and the SDGs, Monday, 18 July 2016, 15:00 – 17:00 Room: Red Room

During the COFO23. Session a High Level Dialogue on Forest and SDGs from 15:00 to 17:00 at Red Room. Together with the Distinguieshed Panelist listed below, I will be there to represent European Forestry Commission. For video record: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TMD6IGbLb_A&feature=youtu.be Mr Matt Frei, Presenter, Channel 4 News The Honourable Prof. Judi Wakhungu, Cabinet Secretary (Minister), Ministry of Environment, Water and Natural […]

Opening Ceremony COFO23/5th WFW-18 July 2016 Monday-10:00-11:30

Opening Ceremony COFO23/5th WFW-18 July 2016 Monday-10:00-11:30

The Committee on Forestry (COFO) is the highest FAO Forestry statutory body.The biennial sessions of COFO bring together heads of forest services and other senior government officials to identify emerging policy and technical issues, to seek solutions and to advise FAO and others on appropriate action. This year of 2016, the COFO will be organised  at Rome, […]

Forest and Landscape Restoration regional initiatives: toward the regionalisation of the Bonn Challenge

Forest and Landscape Restoration regional initiatives: toward the regionalisation of the Bonn Challenge

The Committee on Forestry (COFO) is the highest FAO Forestry statutory body. The biennial sessions of COFO (held at FAO headquarters in Rome, Italy) bring together heads of forest services and other senior government officials to identify emerging policy and technical issues, to seek solutions and to advise FAO and others on appropriate action. Other international organizations […]

Nine NGO from three countries establishes PLANFOR

Nine NGO from three countries establishes PLANFOR

PLANFOR-The Platform of the Associations of Nature and Forestry has been established by nine NGO from three countries. The establishment of the Platform and the signing ceremony of the cooperation agreement was held on June 1, 2016 Wednesday at 2:00 pm at Sarajevo University Faculty of Forestry (http://sfsa.web.ba/v2/). The areas of cooperation designated as follows: […]

The Platform of the Associations of Nature and Forestry – PLANFOR

The Platform of the Associations of Nature and Forestry – PLANFOR Climate change, land degradation, loss of biodiversity and other problems affect the people and the globe as a whole. Combating to these global challenges needs to global efforts not only for the governments and state agencies but also for non- governmental organizations, individuals and […]

Supporting Turkey’s Forestry Activities with National Budget

Supporting Turkey’s Forestry Activities with National Budget    Why is a National Forest Fund so important and relevant in Turkey? (In terms of strategy guideline, governance, oversight, capitalization, utilization, etc…and in terms of leader for international funds?…) In Turkey, with a very few exception (20.000 hectares)  all forest belong to the State. According to the […]

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