Platform for African – European Partnership in Agricultural Research for Development

Monday, March 21, 2016

Forests for the Future – New Forests for Africa

16 - 17 March 2016. Accra, Ghana. This conference was part of the initiative ‘Forests for the Future – New Forests for Africa’ which aims at large scale reforestation in Africa. As finance is a key enabler the conference had a strong focus on the financial aspects of reforestation.

The conference was an initiative of the Dutch forestry consultation company, Form International, the sustainable forestry plantation company, Form Ghana, Nyenrode Business University, based in The Netherlands with a research focus area on biodiversity and business, and in close cooperation with The Forestry Commission, Ghana and the World Resources Institute.

Extract of the programme: Presentations would be made available on Friday 18 March 2016.‘Boosting investment in sustainable plantation forestry, afforestation and reforestation initiatives’
  • Mr. Abdoulaye Dagamaissa African Development Bank
  • Mrs. Pauliina Halonen Finnfund
  • Mr. Kyösti Pietola European Investment Bank
  • Mr. Tobias Dorenkamp DEG

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