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NFZ-Summer School "IFGI 2017"

Summer School "International Forestry and Global Issues" (IFGI) in September 2017

NFZ-Summer School "IFGI 2017"
25.- 29 Sept. 2017 in downtown Nancy / France, hosted by AgroParisTech and INRA. Extension of application deadline ! Few vacancies left! Please apply now.

The deadline for applications has been extended to Friday 23 June 2017 12:00 CET

Become part of an interdisciplinary academic circle !

Discuss natural, societal and political challenges influencing forests, forest management, and forest research with renown international scientists.

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There are many important global challenges and international political developments influencing the future of forests and forest management. Important examples are the political will to enhance Bio-Economy in Europe, the Convention on Biological Diversity, international initiatives to reduce deforestation, Risks of Climate Change and related negotiations around carbon emissions and sinks, and many other international and national regulations and programs. The training course will address these challenges with the objective to provide an up to date overview and background information about their impact on forests, forestry and forest policy. The course will include lectures, a field day, interactive discussions, and group work.

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More details on the summerschool webpage