Forum on Forests and Climate Change

Colloquium!! Colloquium!! Colloquium !!
Date: 29th June 2017

Venue: CSIR-FORIG Conference Room

Time: 9:00am Prompt

Speaker Topic Time
Dr. Mrs.  Gloria Djagbletey & Dr. Guuro  Climate change and its impact on Ghana's forest estate 9:30am
Dr. Stephen Adu-Bredu, Dr. Ernest Foli and Dr. Kwame Oduro Climate change mitigation and adaptation - technologies, tools and policies developed by CSIR-FORIG 10:00am
Dr. Lawrence Damnyag Climate change - opportunities for carbon financing 10:30am


12th Session of United Nations Forum on Forests 1-5 May 2017 UN Head Office, New York

The 12th Session of the United Nations Forum on Forests will be held in New York from 1-5 May 2017.  The Agenda items include the following:

  • Implementation of the new United Nations Strategic Plan for Forest (2017-2030). Document can be accessed at the UNFF website
  • Contribution of Forests to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
  • Enhanced cooperation, coordination and engagement on forest related issues
  • Eradicating poverty and promoting prosperity in a changing world
  • Transformation toward sustainable and resilient societies

FORNESSA members are encouraged to send their individual or group contributions on any of the above agenda items to:

Dr. Joe Cobbinah
Coordinator, FORNESSA
c/o Forestry Research Institute of Ghana, Kumasi
Email: joe.cobbinah
Phone +233-244405601


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