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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