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Three-day MDP on forest certification

INDIAN Institute of Forest Management (IIFM), Bhopal is organising a three-day Management Development Programme (MDP) on Forest Certification for sustainable forest management from November 29 to December 1.

india Updated: Nov 29, 2006 01:41 IST

INDIAN Institute of Forest Management (IIFM), Bhopal is organising a three-day Management Development Programme (MDP) on Forest Certification for sustainable forest management from November 29 to December 1.

According to an IIFM press release on Tuesday, the programme will be the first of its kind in the country focusing on the certification of sustainably managed forest resources.

The programme will focus on the principles of sustainable forest management and various forest certification schemes and standards followed in developed countries. Senior forest officers from MP, Chhattisgarh, AP, researchers and academicians working on issues related to forest certification and SFM will participate in the workshop.

State PCCF Mohammad Hashim will inaugurate the workshop while IIFM Director Prof D K Bandyopadhyay will preside over the function. Prof Manmohan Yadav and Prof P C Kotwal will conduct the programme.

First Published: Nov 29, 2006 01:41 IST