International Forest Industries alarmed about Food Security and Climate Change

Date

20 Jun 2008

Sections

Sustainable Dev.
Climate & Environment

Press release

At a recent meeting of International Council of Forest and Paper Associations (ICFPA) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in South Africa attention was drawn to the intricate relationship between forest practices, food production pressures, liquid biofuel production and land-use choices. The members of ICFPA underlined the critical role of sustainable forest management in addressing these issues.