PORTUGUESE-CAPE VERDE INITIATIVE - Title: MONITORING ACTIONS TO SUPPORT AFFORESTATION, REFORESTATION AND RESTORATION OF FOREST SYSTEMS, ESPECIALLY IN ECOSYSTEMS AFFECTED BY DROUGHT AND/OR DESERTIFICATION - Sponsor/Co-sponsors: Portugal-Cape Verde - Date and Location of the Meeting of the Initiative: 24-28 June, 1996, in Lisbon, Portugal - Relationship with the Intergovernmental Panel on Forests Programme Elements: Part of Item I.4 of the Programme Work of IPF and also some relation with item I.2. - Expected results: To collect and analyse the experiences of afforestation, reforestation and restoration of forests systems, especially in countries with fragile ecosystems affected by desertification and/or drought. To identify the main constraints and to present the most relevent studies/case. To contribute for indentification of practical measures and the respective opportunties and their impact on development and efficiency of future actions. - Expected date of Completion of the Report and Language: End of July 1996 (Portuguese, English, French and Spanish) - Participants: About 120 participants - Contact Group: Mr. Fernando Mota Mrs. Maria de Lourdes Pissarra Mrs. Maria Helena Duarte Address: Rua de S. Juliao, 100-3~oDto 1 100 Lisboa, Portugal Telephone:351-1-347-4358 Facsimile:351-1-346-9512 Mrs. Catulina Soares Guerreiro Technical Counsellor (Economic & Tech. Affairs) Permanent Mission of Portugal to the United Nations 777 Third Avenue, 27th floor New York, NY 10017, USA Tel: 212-759-9444/5/6/7 Fax: 212-355-1124 Organizing Committee: Mr. Fernando Mota Mr. Hora'cio Soares Executive Secretariat for Environment P. O. Box 16 Praia - Cabo Verde Tel/Fax: 238-610337 Mr. Jose' Luis Leao Monteiro, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Permanent Representative to the United Nations Permanent Mission of the Republic of Cape Verde to the United Nations 27 East 69th Street New York NY 10021, USA Tel: 212-472-0333 Fax: 212-794-1398 Mr. Michel Malagnoux Food & Agriculture Organization Via delle Terme di Caracalla 00100 Rome, Italy Tel: 39-6-5225-3213 Fax: 39-6-5225-5137 Mr. Tage Michaelsen Secretariat, IPF/DSD/DPCSD DC2-1284, 2 UN Plaza New York, NY 10017, USA Tel: 212-963-5294 Fax: 212-963-3463 Mr. Winston Mathu UNDP/UNSO 304 East 45th Street New York NY 10017, USA Tel: 212-906-5795 Fax: 212-906-6345/906-6916
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