The workshop will look at the key technologies that can define the modernization of the Russian forest sector to maximize its potential as a global mitigator of climate change and an important source of timber in response to the growing demand for sustainable forest bioenergy. The workshop is structured over two days followed by a field trip. Day 1 shall consist of presentations on forestry issues in the ECE region and Russia with a focus on bioenergy. Invited experts from international organisations, the public sector, research and academia will deliver an international perspective on various topics. The local perspective would be presented by a Russian counterpart. The second day shall consist of 3 to 4 interactive roundtables allowing each participant to contribute to all thematic sessions. Each group will be assigned a designated topic for discussion.
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