The Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) and The Forests Dialogue (TFD) jointly convened the 2nd Field Dialogue under the TFD Food, Fuel, Fiber and Forests (4Fs) initiative in and around Palangkaraya, Central Kalimantan, Indonesia on 16-19 March 2014. Some 70 participants.
In partnership with the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), The Forests Dialogue (TFD) has been organizing a series of international dialogues under its initiative on REDD+ benefit sharing.
This paper has been prepared for The Forests Dialogue’s Scoping Dialogue on genetically-modified forest (GM) forest trees. TFD “stimulates multi-stakeholder platforms for discussion, reflection and the promotion of collaborative solutions to difficult issues facing forests and people”.
Since 2009, in line with international level developments, Vietnam has taken significant steps to align its forestry sector with REDD+ and to develop the national capacity and infrastructure for this global initiative.
The Forests Dialogue (TFD) convened a scoping dialogue on REDD+ Benefit Sharing hosted by the World Bank on 23-24 March 2013. The dialogue engaged 40 experts (Annex 1) representing a wide spectrum of stakeholder groups including government, non-governmental organizations, Indigenous Peoples, community members, inter-governmental organizations and research institutes.
The Forests Dialogue (TFD) convened a second exploratory meeting—a “Scoping Dialogue”—of 28 leaders in the forest sector with an interest in the topic of genetically-modified (GM) trees, in Gland, Switzerland, on 17-18 October 2012. This