UNFF Director talks about Sustainable Forest Management

Interview with UNFF Director Jan McAlpine on Sustainable Forest Management during the Country-led-initiative in Vietnam. The title of the initiative is ‘A pathway to a green economy in the context of sustainable development: focus on the role of markets and the promotion of sustainable forest management.

The key objective of the initiative was to focus on the role of market-based instruments, especially in promoting international trade and legally produced timber, and on private and Government procurement policies aimed at combating deforestation and enhancing the ability of forests to contribute to a green economy.

Ms Jan McAlpine held the position of UNFF Director between 2008 and 2013 and has been succeeded in 2014 by Manoel Sobral Filho.