Forestry Toolkit launched
Celebrate International Day of Forests
The United Nations General Assembly proclaimed 21 March the International Day of Forests.
The Day celebrates and raises awareness of the importance of all types of forests. On each International Day of Forests, countries are encouraged to undertake local, national and international efforts to organize activities involving forests and trees, such as tree planting campaigns.
Save the date: 7-11 September 2015 - XIV World Forestry Congress
The Government of the Republic of South Africa, in collaboration with FAO, will host the XIV World Forestry Congress in Durban, South Africa, from 7 to 11 September 2015. For the first time the Congress is being held in Africa.
Update on Wilderness from the new Chairman...
Dear African Forest Communicators,
With delight, I bring you a recap of what transpired at Wilderness but before I do that, I want, on behalf of the entire groups that convened at Wilderness, to extend our sincere gratitude to the Forestry Department of the United Nations Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) for making the Wilderness Workshop happen.
Elusive Knysna Forest elephants caught on film
An elephant was recently photographed in the Knysna Indigenous Forest by a trap camera set-up for leopard research, South African National Parks (SANParks) said in a statement on Thursday 9 January, 2014.
Supported by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations