COVID-19 and forestry sector: challenges, opportunities and strategies for better resilience in Africa

The African Union Commission, in partnership with the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), the United Nations Forum on Forests (UNFF), the Central African Forestry Commission (COMIFAC) and the African Forest Forum (AFF) is organizing an online public engagement through a webinar to map a way forward that will guide interventions to ensure the continuity and improvement of the forestry sector on the African continent during the post COVID-19 period. The webinar will be held on Tuesday , from 24 July from 15:00H to 17:30 H ( +3HGMT). Addis Ababa time.

 

The main objectives of the webinar are:

  • Take stock of the current impacts, challenges and possible opportunities to the forestry sector brought by COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Share ideas on what could be done presently to minimize the adverse impact of the pandemic on the sector and identify viable strategies to support stakeholders in African forestry to cope with COVID-19.

 

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