United Nations
Intergovernmental Panel on Forests

National Initiatives


                   SWEDISH-UGANDAN INITIATIVE

Title:
EXPERT MEETING ON: SUSTAINABLE FORESTRY AND LAND USE: THE PROCESS OF CONSENSUS
BUILDING

Co-Sponsor
Sweden and Uganda

Date and Location of the Meeting of the Initiative:
14-18 October 1996, Stockholm, Sweden

Description of the issue:
The workshop will discuss the processes necessary for successful national
forest and land use programmes.  Experiences gained in some countries will be
analyzed.  The work will concentrate very much on consensus building.

Relationship with Intergovernmental Panel on Forests Programme Elements:
The workshop should contribute to the IPF programme element I.1 on the
promotion of national forest and land use programmes.

Expected results:
The workshop will come up with ideas about what is the prerequisite for
successful NFAPs.  This will give recommendations about the possibilities to
reach consensus.

Expected date of Completion of the Report and Language:
November 1996.  The report will be made available in English.

Process in pursuing the initiative:
In March 1996 an expert-meeting was held in Stockholm to discuss the various
ideas.  At the end of April a work-shop discussing the outline of the case-
studies will be held in Stockholm.  In August a new planning workshop will be
held in Uganda.  The National Board of Forestry has been contracted to
undertake the practical arrangements in Sweden.

Participants:
Approximately 45 participants (experts) from the South, CIT, developed
countries, multilateral agencies and NGOs.


Contact Persons:

     Reidar Persson           Carl Gustaf Dahlin
     Sida                     National Board of Forestry
     10525 Stockholm          Vallgatan 6
     Sweden                   551 83 Jonk■ping
     Tel 46 8 698 5316        Sweden
     Fax 46 8 689 5653        Tel 46 36 155736
                              Fax 46 36 166170


     J. Kamugisha
     Forest Department
     P.O. Box 7124
     Kampala, Uganda

 


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