The IUFRO Resources for the Future Task Force is focused on understanding the implications of globalization on forests. The Task Force will bring together forest researchers, industry and government from around the world for a conference at the Faculty of Forestry, University of British Columbia, August 27-29 2013.
The Conference will look at four themes.
- Globalization – How will globalization impact forests?
- Plantations – What are the consequences of increasing reliance on plantations?
- Bio-products and advanced building systems – What are the implications of new and emerging products on forests and forest research?
- Forest Ecosystem Services – How will forest ecosystems services develop and affect human communities and landscapes?