Invitation to the World Urban Forestry Forum
The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), the Municipality of Mantova, the Italian Society of Silviculture and Forest Ecology (SISEF) and the Politecnico di Milano extends invitation to the 1st World Forum on Urban Forests.
The aim of the first World Urban Forestry Forum is to, among others:
- Highlight positive examples of planning, design and management approaches that cities with diverse cultures, forms, structure and histories have implemented to optimize the contribution that urban forests and green infrastructure can provide in terms of economic development, environmental conservation, improved social cohesion, and increased public involvement;
- Support the process of the New Urban Agenda and optimizing actions related to urban ecosystems and green spaces;
- Create an international appointment (through periodic worldwide meetings) for the urban forest and green infrastructure actors and stakeholders.