Scientific Summaries


Scientific Summary 93 in IUFRO News Vol. 41, Issue 8, August 2012

IUFRO was represented in an international group of 14 specialists who attended a Seminar on Forest Landscape Restoration (FLR) in Pyongyang, DPR Korea, and explored ways of future cooperation.

Together with 85 North Korean colleagues from various government organizations, a group of international specialists including an IUFRO representative attended the Seminar on Forest and Landscape Restoration (FLR) in Pyongyang from 7-9 March, 2012. There is a strong need for FLR in view of severe forest degradation resulting from large scale deforestation. From the discussions during the seminar and field trip it became clear that the Korean hosts have great interest in establishing collaboration in the field of FLR in the future. 

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High Demand for Forest Landscape Restoration in North Korea

By Palle Madsen, Forest & Landscape, University of Copenhagen, Denmark;
Coordinator of IUFRO 1.01.00 Temperate and boreal silviculture and Deputy Coordinator of IUFRO 1.01.07 Ecology and silviculture of beech

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