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IUFRO News Vol. 50, Double Issue 4/5, May 2021

This issue focuses on forest biodiversity! It also offers reports from UNFF16, exciting meetings and webinars such as "Forests in Women's Hands", "3rd International Forest Policy Meeting", "Urban Forestry Days", and more…

On 22 May the world is celebrating the International Day for Biological Diversity. This year's slogan is "We're part of the solution #ForNature". Read a comprehensive interview with the Coordination Team of the IUFRO ‘Forest Biodiversity' Research Group on the importance of biodiversity and the need to halt the loss of species!

At the United Nations Forum on Forests (UNFF16) held online from 26-29 April 2021, IUFRO had the opportunity to deliver important statements and to present findings of the latest GFEP global assessment on forests and poverty in a special side event. This side event also offered an exclusive early insight into an upcoming GFEP African policy brief. Find out more in this issue of IUFRO News!

You can also read interesting reports from recent webinars such as the one on forests roads in Japan or the one on forests in Fukushima and Chernobyl after the nuclear accidents. Of course, this issue includes plenty of information about latest publications, upcoming events and other important announcements.


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