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The FTA science conference “Forest, trees and agroforestry science for transformational change” was held in September 2020 as a closed event that gathered researchers involved in FTA from its partner organizations to present the most exciting research results, exchange experiences and lessons learned, and reflect on the way forward.
Two inter-related roadmaps for primary forest conservation, and for innovative forest technologies in the Asia-Pacific region are being developed as follow-up to the recommendations of the ‘Third Asia-Pacific Forest Sector Outlook Study’ published in 2019, by FAO and CIFOR. At the end of last year Tropenbos International participated during an online expert workshop on innovative forest technologies to take stock of the progress made in the development of the roadmap and prepare the next steps.
The native indigenous territory of Guarayos (Tierras Comunitarias de Origen – TCO) has a titled area of 1,343,646 ha, of which 90% are forests that are still in a good state of conservation, thanks to the 111 Community Forest Organizations (OFC) that execute their General Forest Management Plans in an area of 1,274,614 ha of forest.
The TBI network has members in Indonesia, Vietnam, Ghana, DR Congo, Suriname, Colombia and the Netherlands. The members share a common vision and mission, as well as a common focus and approach, while tailoring their efforts to the specific local context