TICAD VI Side Event on Forestry Management in Africa

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The TICAD VI side event co-organized by JIRCAS, Forestry Agency of the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries of Japan, the World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF), EverGreen Agriculture Partnership, and wPower HUB was held on August 25 and 26, 2016 at the ICRAF Headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya.

The TICAD VI side event co-organized by JIRCAS, Forestry Agency of the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF), the World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF), EverGreen Agriculture Partnership, and wPower HUB was held from 25 to 26 August 2016 at the ICRAF Headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya. The 2-day event was attended by approximately 150 participants including Mr. Katsuo Yakura, Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries of Japan, ministers and vice-ministers from African countries responsible for forestry, and representatives from FAO, JIRCAS, JICA, JAXA and other institutions. The discussions focused on "The Future of Wood-Based Energy" on the first day and "Forest & Landscape Restoration for Food Security and Resilience to Climate Change" on the second day of the meeting.

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Meeting participants during tea break