KFS signs general MoU with FAO
  • DATE2014-07-02
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KFS signs MoU with FAO on Cooperation for Forest Restoration and Sustainable Management

On the 23rd of June, the Korea Forest Service signed the general Memorandum of Understanding with the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations on cooperation for forest restoration and sustainable management during the 22nd Committee on Forestry and the 4th World Forest Week in Rome, Italy. Under this MoU, the KFS and FAO will work together on areas including forest and landscape restoration, sustainable forest management, climate change mitigation and adaptation, and forest health and protection.

Earlier that day, the Minister delivered a keynote speech introducing the successful restoration experience of Korea and emphasizing the international community's responsibilities towards the greener future. On the second day of COFO2014, the Korean delegation attended a side-event celebrating the launch of the FAO Forest and Landscape Restoration Mechanism.