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On 21 October, 2009, PROFOR participated in the 8th World Forestry Congress by hosting a side event on the “Impacts of the New Wave of Investment in Large-Scale Farming on Forests and People”.
The event consisted presentations by Derek Byerlee (CGIAR) on biofuels, land, forests and people, with emphasis on Asia and Africa; and Pablo Pacheco (CIFOR) on Impacts of global trade and farm investments on forests and people, with emphasis on Latin America. Discussants included David Brown of ODI, and Markku Kanninen of CIFOR, with moderation by PROFOR program manager, Peter Dewees.
- See related Knowledge activity: Large-scale land acquisition study
Tuesday, October 20, 2009 - 20:00
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