The Forests Dialogue (TFD) organized a two-day scoping dialogue on Food, Fuel, Fiber and Forests in Washington D.C., USA on 1-3 June 2011.
The Forests Dialogue stimulates multi-stakeholder platforms for discussion, reflection and the promotion of collaborative solutions to difficult issues facing forests and people. Since its establishment in 2000, TFD has engaged more than 2500 key stakeholders from civil society organisations, the private sector, and governments from all over the world in some
The Forests Dialogue (TFD) helps forest stakeholders engage in vital but contentious forest issues, to explore them together and seek effective changes. Created in 2000, TFD provides international forest sector leaders with a platform
The Forests Dialogue (TFD) convened this exploratory meeting – a ‘Scoping Dialogue’ – of 26 leaders in the forest sector with an interest in the topic of genetically-modified (GM) trees, at Yale University, 10-11 November 2011.
Between October 2009 and November 2010 The Forests Dialogue (TFD) in partnershipwith IUCN, organized international REDD-readiness field dialogues in five countries including Brazil, Ghana, Guatemala, Ecuador and Cambodia. The field dialogues are part of TFD’s REDD Readiness Initiative that seeks to understand how selected countries are actively engaged in REDD-readiness activities.
The Forests Dialogue (TFD) helps forest stakeholders engage in vital but contentious forest issues, to explore them together and seek effective changes.
This report summarizes the main outcomes of the Third Dialogue on REDD-readiness Processes organized by the Forest Dialogues (TFD) and the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN).
Locally controlled forests involve one billion people and one quarter of the world‘s forests, providing $75 - $100 billion per year in goods and services and a broad range of other economic, environmental, social, cultural and spiritual benefits.
The Forests Dialogue (TFD) held a four day multi-stakeholder Field Dialogue on Investing in Locally Controlled Forestry (ILCF) in Mombasa, Kenya from 29th November to 2nd December. This dialogue was the sixth in this Initiative, which began with a scoping dialogue in Brussels (2009), followed by three field dialogues (Panama, Nepal and Macedonia), and an investors dialogue (London).
This paper was prepared for The Forest Dialogue’s (TFD) multi-stakeholder field dialogue to be held at Mombasa, Kenya from 29 November to 2 December 2010 as part of its dialogue initiative on Investing in Locally Controlled Forestry (ILCF). In this undertaking the TFD is working in collaboration with the Growing Forest Partnerships.