Training Workshop for Forest and Landscape Restoration
IUFRO's Special Programme for Development of Capacities (SPDC) in collaboration with the World Resources Institute (WRI) organized a 3-day training workshop on science-policy interactions for forest and landscape restoration in conjunction with the World Forestry Congress in Durban, South Africa, 4-6 September 2015. Mid-career scientists, educators and professionals involved in forest and landscape restoration from developing countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America participated in the event.
The combat of environmental degradation at the landscape scale has gained ground in policy debates, both at the regional and the local levels. IUFRO-SPDC's Training Workshop provided concepts and methods how scientific knowledge can most effectively inform policy and management decisions in this subject area. Additionally, discussions and case studies from around the world formed an integral part of the training programme. More...