Korea signs forest management tie-up with Canada

29 September 2014

After implementing a series of successful forestation projects in developing countries over the past years, the Korea Forest Service is now planning to expand its global partnerships.

The agency’s top priority is currently North America, where a considerable proportion of the world’s forest is located.

Last week, the KFS signed a memorandum of understanding on forest cooperation with the Canadian Ministry of Natural Resources in Ottawa. President Park Geun-hye, who was on a summit visit to Canada, and Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper attended the signing ceremony.

“Canada is highly advanced in forest management and its experience will offer us valid guidance,” said KFS Minister Shin Won-sop.

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