This session will focus on different forest-related approaches and mechanisms employed in Asian countries to steer development and investment towards a green economy and sustainability and discuss how they are understood and applied in different contexts, their potential for advancing transition towards a green economy and the lessons learned.
Organizers:Pia Katila (IUFRO WFSE/Natural Resources Institute Finland)
"Forests in the green development discourses and the need for ground thruthing"
"Corporate commitments to sustainability: New discourses and praxis in oil palm production in Indonesia"
"Payments for forest ecosystem services in Mainland Southeast Asia: from ideas to practice"
"From REDD+ performance to Green promises: Implications of joined discourses for policy implementation"
"Are Sustainable Development Goals and Sustainable Forest Management converging in Asia? Synthesis and remaining questions"