Days of the Research Network on Central African Forests (R2FAC), 27-28 September, Douala, Cameroon

 

 

Though just fourteen sub-regional and international institutions are founding members, the Network aims to bring together as many researchers as possible, as outlined in its Charter; “This Network seeks to gather various signatory institutions to jointly conduct research and development activities that further the overall objectives of the Network and make quality information available to the public in order to help enhance the management of Central African forests.”

 

 

The Network is also open to individual researchers not affiliated with any research institutions but with a proven track record of scientific output.

 

 

The following is the agenda of the two-day event, with the first day being open only to the founding members:

Date

Time

Themes

Leaders

 

 

Day 1

 

27/09

08.30 a.m.- 08.45a.m.

Arrival and welcome of participants

Logistics

08.30 a.m.- 08.45a.m.

Opening speech

CIFOR-Cirad

09.00 a.m.- 09.15a.m.

Background and presentation of R2FAC charter

R. Eba'a Atyi

09.00 a.m.- 09.15a.m.

Validation of agenda and appointment of session secretaries

Participants

09.30 a.m.- 09.45a.m.

Designation of decision-making bodies and facilitation/coordination unit

Participants

10.45 a.m.- 11.15a.m.

Coffee break

Logistics

11.15 a.m.- 12.45 a.m.

Defining rules for acceptance of new members

Participants

12.45 p.m.- 02.00 p.m.

Lunch break

Logistics

02.00 p.m.- 03.00 p.m.

Discussions with the CBFP and EU

Pierre Proces

03.00 p.m.- 05.00 p.m.

R2FAC’s mid-term objectives

Participants

 

 

Day 2

 

28/09

09.00 a.m.- 10.30 a.m.

Priorities for Year 1 -scientific themes

Participants

10.30 a.m.- 11.00 a.m.

Coffee break

Logistics

11.00 a.m.- 12.30 p.m.

Priorities for Year 1 -Scientific projects and partnerships

Participants

12.30 p.m.- 02.00 p.m.

Lunch break

Logistics

02.00 p.m.- 03.00 p.m.

Integrating with other regional initiatives (like OFAC and RIFFEAC)

Participants

03.00 p.m.- 05.00 p.m.

How can we increase the value and visibility of scientific publications

G. Lescuyer

 

05.00 p.m.-05.15 p.m.

Closing - Chairperson’s statement

Steering committee

 

 

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