Asia-Pacific Rainforest Summit

In the dynamic Asia-Pacific region, forestry governance plays a significant impacts role across all policy areas – from local livelihoods to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Join this unique regional Summit spearheaded by CIFOR and the governments of Australia and Brunei to be a part of the regional movement for sustainable forestry policies.

The Asia-Pacific Rainforest Summit will bring together governments, private sector executives, leading practitioners from non-government organizations and world-class researchers to exchange knowledge and highlight best practices. This provides young foresters with an excellent opportunity to learn about the current challenges facing the region, discuss new and innovate ways to tackle these, and network with leading members of the sector.

View the agendaThe event seeks to explore what’s next after Paris, discuss innovative climate finance, share success stories for restoration and community forestry models, and ask how to secure inclusive and sustainable supply chains. For more information about the event, please go to their website.

Get involved:

  • Registeryour place at the event – Participation is FREE!
  • Your rainforests. Your photos: Enter the photo competitionfor a chance to win cash prizes and to have your photo exhibited in Brunei

Sadly there is no IFSA participant funding for this event, so participants will be required to arrange their own funds to travel to and stay in Brunei.

If you are an IFSA member attending, please let us know by emailing [email protected] so I can put IFSA members in contact with each other for the event.


  • Date: August 3, 2016 - August 5, 2016
  • Location: Brunei Darussalam
  • Registration Cost:: Free