Conservation and management of forests for sustainable development: where science meets policy (Forests2011)

Venue: Province House, Leuven

Location: Leuven, Belgium

Event Date/Time: Nov 23, 2011 End Date/Time: Nov 24, 2011
Registration Date: Sep 30, 2011
Early Registration Date: Sep 15, 2011
Abstract Submission Date: Sep 15, 2011
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Description

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE FORESTS2011



An international conference for policy makers and scientists to discuss what science can contribute to improved ecosystem services of forests in Europe and beyond.


Forests cover 31% of the total global land area. These forests give home to 80% of Earth’s terrestrial biodiversity and the livelihood of 1.6 billion people around the world depends on forests. Recognizing the global importance of forests the United Nations declared 2011 as the International Year of Forests to raise awareness on conservation, multiple use and sustainable development of all types of forests.


Topics to be addressed:


  • Forest protection under global change

  • Forest products and ecosystem services

  • Iternational forest policies


FREE, but registration required.

Venue

Provincieplein/Tiensevest
Leuven
Belgium
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Additional Information

No registration fee. Poster presentations. Poster abstracts will be peer-reviewed. Award for best poster.