|WRITER||Int'l Cooperation Div||DATE||2006-06-13 14:46:17|
|TITLE||International Symposium on NEAFN||HITS||3048|
In Northeast Asia such as China, Mongolia, soil erosion and desertification have been spreading wide and causing dust and sandstorms due to the rapid industrialization, and exploitation of forests. To combat desertification, there is the need for establishing a cooperative network among UNCCD and countries concerned including China, Mongolia, Japan and Korea.
in presence of experts from UNCCD, UNESCAP, China, Mongolia, and Japan. KFS also suggested at the 7th COP of UNCCD that Northeast Asia Forest Network should be established for joint-countermeasures of forestry disasters in Northeast Asia.
Expecially, Mr. Enkhmandakh BALDAN, vice minister of Ministry of Nature and Environment, Mongolia, will serve as a chairman at the panel discussion session and help draw international cooperation, considering each country’s concerns.
KFS will announce that Korea will lead the Northeast Asia Network with experiences from and technologies of afforestation projects for developing countries such as China, Mongolia and Myanmar, and expects that this network can play a leading role, representing the Northeast Asia.
International Cooperation Division
|ATTACHMENT||Northeast Asia Forest Network-0607.doc [93 KB]|
|International Symposium on NEAFN|