UNECE/FAO Define Key Messages to Stress the Contribution of Forests to a Green Economy | WWF

UNECE/FAO Define Key Messages to Stress the Contribution of Forests to a Green Economy



Posted on 20 October 2011
From UNECE Press Releases: Increasing environmental, social and economic expectations are putting unprecedented pressure on forests in the ECE region. Balancing the competing demands of climate change, while protecting the forests’ rich biodiversity, yet satisfying a growing requirement for renewable energy and the raw material needs of industry, is a key challenge, which was  discussed extensively at the recent joint session of the FAO European Forestry Commission (EFC) and the ECE Timber Committee (TC), in Antalya on 10-14 October.
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