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2012-02-28

IUFRO News Vol. 41, Issue 2, February 2012

New GFEP Expert Panel on Biodiversity, Forest Management, and REDD+ is preparing an assessment that will provide a stronger scientific basis for decisions about REDD+ policies and projects.

This issue of IUFRO News reports about the first meeting of the new IUFRO-led Expert Panel on Biodiversity, Forest Management, and REDD+ established under the "Global Forest Expert Panels" (GFEP) initiative of the Collaborative Partnership on Forests (CPF). You can also read about IUFRO co-sponsored meetings on Wood Culture and Traditional Forest Knowledge in China and Korea, respectively, as well as about an International Seminar in Sendai; Japan, that discussed the role of forests in mitigating natural disasters. Also find out about IUFRO's contribution to Rio+20 under the ICSU umbrella.

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