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.
FAO organizes a workshop of the African Forest Communicators Network
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is pleased to host a regional African workshop on Forest Communication in a Digital World in Wilderness, South Africa, 4-6 February 2014.
Kenya's fast diminishing forest cover
Kenya has less than 10 per cent forest cover. Agriculture is responsible for 80 per cent of worldwide deforestation. A visit to the rural areas of Western and Nyanza counties paints a gloomy picture.
Supported by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations