Landscapes and Livelihoods: PEFC’s Stakeholder Dialogue set to navigate new terrain

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Join PEFC in Bali for the 2016 PEFC Stakeholder Dialogue: two days dedicated to discussion, debate and exchange on how the forest sector and forest certification can better contribute to sustainable landscapes for sustainable livelihoods.

The dialogue will open with two distinguished experts providing diverse views on how to ‘bridge the gap’ and better achieve sustainability across forests, agriculture and food security.

Dr. Terry Sunderland, Principle Scientist at CIFOR, will start the day off as he shares his insights on how landscape approaches can provide a framework to reconcile competition between productive land-uses and environmental and development trade-offs.

He will go on to highlight new findings that underscore the importance of forests for many aspects of sustainable development, people’s nutrition among them.

PEFC Week 2016 - Invitation

Dear Colleague,

The vibrant backdrop of Bali, Indonesia will set the scene for the 2016 PEFC Stakeholder Dialogue titled, ‘Sustainable Landscapes for Sustainable Livelihoods:  harnessing the power of forest certification & sustainable supply chains.’

You are cordially invited to attend the two-day event which will take place on the 17 & 18 November 2016.

The dialogue will build clarity and vision on the role of forest certification, sustainable supply chains and stakeholders in catalyzing sustainable landscapes & livelihoods. The world needs more ambitious forest-based solutions. PEFC’s event will provoke exchange amongst participants on how sustainable forestry and forest certification can move beyond traditional boundaries to further accelerate sustainable development. It will challenge, motivate and inspire forest sector leadership in promoting sustainable landscapes where trees deliver maximum positive impacts to people and the environment.

Join PEFC’s event to:

  • share experience and showcase best practice on creating equitable, productive and healthy landscapes through sustainable supply chains;

  • build clarity around an expanded role for forest certification and the forest sector in catalyzing sustainable landscapes and livelihoods;

  • reflect and input into PEFC’s standards, scope and dimensionality in light of new knowledge, opportunities and expectations.

Get involved!

If you would like to attend the event, please register online before 12 October at  To access further information, including updates to the agenda, please refer regularly to the event website at

If your organization would like to host a Side Event or become an Event Sponsor, please get in touch at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or +41 (0) 22 799 4540

We hope to see you in Indonesia!

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