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Workshop Building Capacity for Sharing Forest and Market Information

24 - 28 October 2005

Krtiny, Czech Republic

 

The Ministry of Agriculture of the Czech Republic and Forests of the Czech Republic S.E., the UNECE/FAO Timber Branch of the UNECE Trade Development and Timber Division and the FAO Forestry Department / Sub regional Office for Central and Eastern Europe convened a workshop in the framework of the Cooperation Agreement between the Czech Republic and FAO. It was held in Prague and Krtiny, Czech Republic from 24 – 28 October 2005. The organizers hope that the workshop would help to extend the capacity of countries to collect and share information in the field of forest resources, forest products, marketing and policy. Participants from the following countries took part in the workshop: Armenia; Azerbaijan; Georgia; Kyrgyzstan; Mongolia; Turkey; Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan. There were also participants from Austria, Czech Republic, Finland, Lithuania, Serbia and Montenegro, Slovenia, Sweden and USA.

Agenda - English - Russian

The report of the workshop including the Declaration is now available (English - Russian)

  • To contribute to national capacities for gathering and disseminating forest land-use related data and information;
  • To integrate country experts into international networks (e.g. on Forest Resources Assessment, Forest Products Market Statistics, Forest policy);
  • To introduce marketing, not only as a tool that might enhance the economic viability of forestry but also an aid in combatting illegal harvesting and trade through the adoption of transparent forest products markets.

These reports cover activities in the country related to forest resource assessment (FRA), forest products marketing, and forest policy.

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