Asia-Pacific Forestry Commission (APFC)

Commission des forêts pour l'Asie et le Pacifique (CFAP)
Comisión Forestal para Asia y el Pacifico

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History

Mar 1949, Mysore (India), at 5th session of Conference of Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), under Article VI-1 of FAO Constitution and in pursuance of a resolution of the Forestry and Timber Utilization Conference for Asia and the Pacific, Mar-Apr 1949, Mysore (India). 1st session Oct 1950, Bangkok (Thailand). Rules of Procedure adopted 1960, Delhi (India); amended: 1962, Hong Kong and 1977, Kathmandu (Nepal). Based at FAO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific (RAP).

Aims

Provide advice on forest policy formulation; review and coordinate implementation of forest policy at the regional level; exchange information on suitable practices and solutions for technical problems; develop appropriate recommendations on forestry-related issues for member governments and for FAO.

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Activities

Discusses and analyzes forestry issues to promote environmentally sound and economically efficient technologies and to encourage implementation of appropriate policies in line with changing trends in forestry at the regional level; identifies key problems of regional significance; commissions studies of problems; determines strategic priorities; endorses and supports implementation of recommendations. Current major concerns: shift to devolution of forest management; environment and sustainability; financing for sustainable forest management.

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Languages

English.

Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 2 inter-governmental organizations.
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Members

Members in 34 countries
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Subjects *

  • Agriculture, Fisheries
    • FAO Bodies
    • Forestry

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 1: No PovertyGOAL 2: Zero HungerGOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic GrowthGOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and InfrastructureGOAL 15: Life on Land

UIA Org ID

E9622

Last News Received

2018
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