Please answer the following self-reflection questions. After formulating your answers, you may post them online at the Knowledge Café for this course as a way to share your ideas and glean knowledge from other students’ responses.
- Which one of the three post-Rio environmental conventions has forests as a prime candidate for its implementation? Why?
- Compare the mandates of the three UN bodies (FAO, UNDP, and UNEP) as far as forests are concerned.
- Reflect on the major international research centers dealing with forests. Do you know of any other comparable research organizations?
- Describe the mandates and programs of work of some major non-governmental organizations dealing mainly or partially with forests.