MegaFlorestais

10May 2014

Eight former leaders of public forest agencies across the world co-authored a think piece highlighting five key recommendations—stemming from the lessons learned during the first nine years of MegaFlorestais— that forest agencies need to embrace in order to address a future challenged by declining natural forests in the tropics (due largely to deforestation and climate change), […]

05May 2014

Forests in 300 years and actions now to secure them The ninth meeting of MegaFlorestais was held on May 5-9, 2014, and was co-hosted by the Cameroonian Ministry of Forestry and Wildlife, in cooperation with the Rights and Resources Initiative. Delegations of the following countries/organizations attended the meeting: Cameroon, Canada, China, COMIFAC, DR Congo, Gabon, […]

21Oct 2013

The Architecture of Forest Governance in the 21st Century The eight meeting of MegaFlorestais was held on October 21-26, 2013, and co-hosted by the Indonesian Ministry of Forestry, in cooperation with the Rights and Resources Initiative. Twenty-five delegates came from ten countries: Brazil, Cameroon, Canada, China, DRC, Indonesia, Mexico, Myanmar, Peru, and the Republic of […]

22Oct 2012

Forest Governance in the 21st Century: Resilient Forest Communities, Landscapes and Agencies The seventh meeting of MegaFlorestais was held on October 22-25, 2012, and co-hosted by the United States Forest Service, in cooperation with the Rights and Resources Initiative. Twenty-one delegates came from eight countries: Brazil, Cameroon, Canada, China, Indonesia, Mexico, Peru, and the USA. […]

17Oct 2011

Forest Governance in Times of Economic and Climatic Turmoil The sixth meeting of MegaFlorestais was held on October 17-21, 2011, and co-hosted by the National Forestry Commission of Mexico (CONAFOR for Comisión Nacional Forestal), an agency of the Secretariat of Environment and Natural Resources (SEMARNAT), in cooperation with Rights and Resources Initiative. Delegates came from […]

20Sep 2010

MegaFlorestais 2010

September 20, 2010 MegaFlorestais

The fifth meeting of MegaFlorestais was held on September 20-23, 2010, and co-hosted by the State Forest Administration of the People’s Republic of China and the Fujian Forestry Department, in collaboration with the Rights and Resources Initiative. Delegates attended from Brazil, Cameroon, Canada, China, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Indonesia, Mexico, and the USA. The […]

05Oct 2009

The fourth meeting of MegaFlorestais was held on October 5-9, 2009, and hosted by the British Columbia Ministry of Forests and Range and the Canadian Forest Service, Natural Resources Canada, in collaboration with the Rights and Resources Initiative. Representatives from Brazil, China, Indonesia, Russia, and the USA participated in the meeting. Topics discussed Competition among […]

26Oct 2008

The third meeting of MegaFlorestais was held on October 26-31, 2008, at several sites in Brazil: its opening session was held in the nation’s capital, Brasilia; then in Manaus, the capital of the state of Amazonas. The meeting was hosted by the Brazilian Forest Service, in collaboration with the Rights and Resources Initiative. Seventeen delegates […]

16Oct 2007

The second annual meeting of MegaFlorestais was hosted on October 16-18, 2007 in St. Petersburg by the Russian Federal Forest Agency, in collaboration with the Rights and Resources Initiative. Eleven delegates came from eight countries: Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Finland, Indonesia, Russia, and the USA. Topics discussed Understanding Forest Industry in the Changing Global Marketplace; […]

17Oct 2006

The first meeting of MegaFlorestais was held on October 17-19, 2006, at the Grey Towers National Historic Site in Milford, Pennsylvania in collaboration with the US Forest Service, in collaboration with the Rights and Resources Initiative. Delegates attended from Brazil, Cameroon, Canada, India, Indonesia, Russia and the USA. Several international experts participated in the discussion. […]

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