16 junio 2011

Present and future role of forest resources in the socio-economic development of rural areas

Rome, 23rd-24th June 2011

In the last few decades, the role of forest has become more and more important in a perspective of socio-economical development of rural and mountain areas and within the environmental protection strategies.
Great attention is today paid by society and by international/national policies to environmental protection. This attention extends today forest functions beyond the production objectives, involving new issues and challenges such as climate change mitigation, biodiversity conservation, energy production, water cycle management, soil erosion and desertification containment, natural risks prevention and forest historical-cultural landscape management.
In this context, considering the new importance held by the forest sector within the European Policy for Rural Development:
  1. what will be the destiny of the forests in Europe?
  2. which are the orientations of rural development policies concerning the forest sector for the 2013-2020 programming period?
The two-day proposed congress aims at analysing, describing and getting acquainted with the actions provided for forests and for the forest sector by Rural Development, identifying strengthens, weaknesses, opportunities and threats and proposing ideas and suggestions for the present and future Common Program. Read more


  • The Pontifical Urbaniana University - in the heart of the Vatican City - 16, Urbano VIII Street - Rome 
  • Pontificia Università Urbaniana - nel cuore della Città del Vaticano - Via Urbano VIII n.16 - Roma

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