Joint UNECE-FAO/RERAM Event in Georgia

Capacity building for Sustainable Forest Management and Resource Efficiency in the Caucasus and Central Asia, Georgia, Tbilisi, 23 Apr 2015

The UNECE-FAO Timber Committee and the RERAM consortium are organizing a joint event in Tbilisi/Georgia, to provide a platform for networking and exchange among initiatives and stakeholders in the region. 
The event addresses key challenges and opportunities to promote enhanced forestry and develops joint recommendations for forest-based policy and sector initiatives to increase the supply of sustainably produced forest products in the Caucasus and Central Asia region.
Main topics

  • Sustainable Forest Management (SFM): Forest Resources, Reduced Impact Logging, Non-wood Forest Products (NWFP), Fuelwood, Forest Conservation
  • Wood Processing and Products: Resource Use and Energy Efficiency, Cleaner Production, Raw Materials, Solid Wood Products, Vocational Education and Training
  • Forest-based Markets: Sector Development, Internationalisation, Cluster Management, Innovation Support, Industrial Policy, Certification, Carbon Markets, Ecotourism

The event is co-organized together with the UNECE-FAO ENP Capacity Building project, which addresses the seven target countries Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan.
Venue: Hotel “Coste”, Kostava St. 45, Tbilisi, Georgia