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15 February 2017
Leaders from around the world - the Steering Committee of the TFD - will be visiting Yale FES from February 20-24th. The week kicks off with an FES-wide cocktail reception Monday 6-7:30PM in Kroon. TFD week features a series of thought-provoking, informative, and beneficial talks, direct networking opportunities, and career chats for students of Yale FES, SOM, and broader campus communities.
3 December 2016
Cancun, 3 December 2016 – The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) together with IDH The Sustainable Trade Initiative, The Forests Dialogue and the Sustainable Food Lab, are releasing a briefing paper on landscape approaches, showcasing the business case for engaging in a multi-stakeholder and cross-sectoral strategy that can help companies deliver against multiple Sustainab
7 October 2016
The Forests Dialogue (TFD) and the Chilean Forests Dialogue hosted an international field dialogue on Tree Plantations in the Landscape (TPL) in Chile from May 31-June 3, 2016.  Today we are pleased to announce the publication of the Co-Chairs Summary Report.
17 August 2016
In partnership with the Sustainable Biomass Partnership (SBP), the Program on Forests (PROFOR), and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), The Forests Dialogue (TFD) organized a scoping dialogue on the use of sustainable woody biomass for energy production. The venue and logistics for the dialogue were co-organized with the National Autonomous University of Mexico (IIES-UNAM) and the Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI).
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5 October 2015
New Haven, CT – Multiple options are being used by companies to ensure effective stakeholder and community engagement and consent in forest landscapes, suggests a new report by The Forests Dialogue (TFD) in collaboration with The Program on Forests (PROFOR) at the World Bank.
1 September 2015
On 4 September 2015, The Forests Dialogue will be launching its newest initiative, Intensively Managed Planted Forests 2 (IMPF 2), in Durban, South Africa with a Scoping Dialogue. TFD will bring together over 25 leading international stakeholders representing the private sector, NGOs and local communities and rights holders to explore issues have evolved since TFD’s previous IMPF dialogue over six years ago and to map out issues that show promise for progress for in-depth discussion in future field dialogues. 
29 August 2015
TFD and its partners will be at this year’s World Forestry Congress in Durban, South Africa, from 7-11 September 2015. The XIV World Forestry Congress, the first to take place in Africa, will bring together the global forestry community to review and clarify the importance of forests as an integral part of sustainable development and to identify and discuss the major issues facing the forest sector.

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