This conference will convene under the sub-theme, 'Addressing the Challenges of Training for Sustainably Managing the Congo Basin Forests'. During the conference, participants representing a diversity of stakeholders will evaluate progress achieved in the field of training, with aim of sustainably managing Congo Basin forests. In particular, the Conference will: highlight harmonized modules and programs with a view to optimizing forestry training; promote the sharing of experiences and lessons learned through mainstreaming the new modules in the training programs; determine priority actions and measures necessary for appropriately addressing issues posed by forestry training in the sub-region; and establish new partnerships or build up existing ones for improving training.
The meeting is co-organized by the International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO) and Central Africa Forestry and Environment Training Institutions Network (RIFFEAC), under the high patronage of Cameroon’s Ministry of Forests and Wildlife (MINFOF).
dates: 5-7 March 2018
location: Douala, Littoral, Cameroon