Kick-off meeting of the IUFRO Task Force on Forests and Human Health

15th of August at 18.30-20.30, Saariselkä, Finland, in connection with IUFRO Division VI Symposium

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Aim of the kick-off meeting:
   to focus the scope of the TF and
   to create ideas for the activities of the TF

Chair: Prof. Hannu Raitio, Director General, Finnish Forest Research Institute, Coordinator of the TF

Preliminary Programme

Welcome
Prof. Hannu Raitio, Finnish Forest Research Institute, Coordinator of the TF
What is an IUFRO Task Force? (pdf)
Prof. Risto Seppälä, Immediate Past President of IUFRO
Forests and human health: Dialogue between research, practice and policy-making in the United States
Prof. Steve Selin, West Virginia University, USA
Forests and human health: Interactions between research, practice and policy-making in Africa
Ms Danielle Lema Ngono, CIFOR, Cameroon
The role of the TF from the point of view of the European network on Forests, trees and human health and well-being (COST E39) (pdf)
Dr. Marcus Sangster, Forestry Commission, UK, Deputy Coordinator of the COST E39
Preliminary plan for the Task Force on Forests, trees and human health and well-being (pdf)
Prof. Hannu Raitio
Comments on and ideas for the TF (pdf)
Prof. Yoshifumi Miyazaki, Chiba National University, Japan
Dr. Vesa Virtanen, University of Oulu, Laboratory of Biotechnology, Finland
Discussion: Ideas on, contributions to and expectations for the activities of the TF. Focus of the TF
 
Summary
Prof. Hannu Raitio

Contacts:

Eeva Karjalainen, eeva.karjalainen@metla.fi
Finnish Forest Research Institute, Metla

http://www.iufro.org/science/task-forces/forests-trees-humans

 
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