Report of the twenty-fourth session of the Asia-Pacific Forestry Commission
March, 2012. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). RAP Publication: 2012/03. FO: APFC/2011/REP. v + 30 pages. ISBN 978-92-5-107166-3
This publication reports the proceedings of the twenty-fourth session of the Asia-Pacific Forestry Commission held in Beijing, China from 7 to 11 November 2011. The session considered the state of forestry in the region including new challenges and opportunities, governance challenges and their impacts on forests and improvement in forest governance, the future of forestry in Asia and the Pacific to 2020, defining the role of the forestry sector in the emerging “green economy” concept, climate change adaptation and ecosystem resilience, and responding to the demands in fire management, among others. The document provides a summary of the recommendations made by the session, as well as regional issues identified by the Commission for the attention of the FAO Committee on Forestry.
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Keywords: b. International Policy, c. National Policy & Legislation, Other Publications, APFC, Asia, Asia-Pacific, FAO, Forest