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Kosovo Forest Sector Think Tank 2nd Session

On April 27th, 2016, at Hotel Amazona, the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Rural Development, in cooperation with the FAO project “Support to implementation of the forest policy and strategy in Kosovo”, jointly organized the second session of the Kosovo Forest Think Tank. The objective of the Second Kosovo Forest Sector Think Tank was to … More

JOINT ANNUAL REVIEW FOR THE FORESTRY SECTOR IN KOSOVO

On April 26th, 2016, at Hotel Emerald, the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Rural Development, in cooperation with the FAO project “Support to implementation of the forest policy and strategy in Kosovo”, jointly organized the Joint Annual Review for the forestry sector in Kosovo. The objective of this event was to present Monitoring and Evaluation … More

Forum – Challenges of Wood Biomass Use in Kosovo

On November 17, 2015, FAO project for support on implementation of the Forest Policies and Strategies in Kosovo organized a Forum on “Challenges of Wood Biomass Use in Kosovo”, where key stakeholders and donors debated about the wood biomass sector in Kosovo and in same time are presented the latest publications produced by the project … More

FAO GCP/KOS/005/FIN project in Kosovo publishes a series of materials on Kosovo forest health

FAO through “Support to Implementation of Forest Policy and Strategy in Kosovo” (project code GCP/KOS/005/FIN) presented on Tuesday, 17 December 2014, a series of publications on forest health to a wide institutional stakeholders audience in Pristina, Kosovo. These publications contain guidelines and basic information on addressing forest health issues in Kosovo and the entire Southeast … More

STUDY ON WOOD BIOMASS IN KOSOVO

16 October, 2014, Pristina. FAO GCP/KOS/005/FIN “Support to Implementation of the Forest Policy and Strategy in Kosovo“ project presented the results of the study on Wood Biomass in Kosovo. This study was developed in the period from September 2013 – September 2014 and conducted by GCP/KOS/005/FIN staff, International and National wood biomass experts, and specialists … More

FOREST LABORATORY AT THE INSTITUTE FOR FORESTRY IN PEJA

15 October 2014, Peja - As part of its efforts to facilitate and support the introduction of integrated forest management practices in Kosovo, FAO project “Support to Implementation of Forestry Policy and Strategy in Kosovo”, funded by the Finnish Government, in cooperation with Kosovo Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Rural Development (MAFRD), held a ceremony for … More

Kosovo Forest Think Tank

On February 27th, 2014, at Hotel Sharri in Prevalla, the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Rural Development and FAO project for Support on Implementation of Forest Policy and Strategy in Kosovo have jointly organized the first session of the Kosovo Forest Think Tank. The objective of the First Kosovo Forest Sector Think Tank was to … More

Conference on the role of women in forestry sector in Kosovo

Dated 24 October 2013, Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Rural Development, together with FAO project that supports the implementation of forest policy and strategy, organized a conference on the role of women in the forestry sector in Kosovo. In this conference, representatives of local and international institutions discussed about the inclusion and role of women … More

Illegal wood-cutting, one of most difficult rule of law issues

Organised crime, gun-toting gangs and money to be made: A report on a seemingly petty criminal offense with a potentially big impact. In June 2012, in a valley near Leposovic in northern Kosovo, Kosovo Police, EULEX and forestry officials were assessing the scale of illegal wood-cutting in the area. Their convoy discovered evidence of logging … More