Frances Seymour – International Year of Forests

Director General of the Center International Forestry Research (CIFOR), Frances Seymour gives her views on the International Year of Forests in the lead up to the Years launch at the United Nations on 2nd February 2011 in New York. She discusses the importance of the year in the broader context of forestry issues and how CIFOR is positioned to continue its research particularly on the role forests have on climate change.