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2006-09-13

IUFRO-SPDC

IUFRO-SPDC Regional Coordinator for Latin America and the Caribbean established.

IUFRO-SPDC is pleased to announce a new cooperation with CATIE (Centro Agronomico Tropical de Investigacion y Enseñanza) for the establishment of a IUFRO-SPDC Regional Coordinator for Latin America and the Caribbean. The Coordinator will promote and facilitate IUFRO-SPDC’s research capacity building activities and projects in the region. CATIE and IUFRO have agreed to jointly establish and maintain this position based at CATIE in Costa Rica. The Regional Coordinator position has been taken over by Mr Bastiaan Louman, a senior forest scientist with over twenty years of experience in forestry research and development in Asia and Latin America (http://www.iufro.org/science/special/spdc/about-us/). The IUFRO-SPDC Team is looking forward to working with him.

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