International Scientific Forum
on “Rehabilitation and Restoration of Degraded Forests” which is planned to
contribute to the improvement of cooperation will be held in Astana, the
capital of Kazakhstan between the dates June 8-12, 2015 in cooperation with
Kastamonu University and S. Seiffullin Kazakh Agro Technical University. The
main objective of the forum is to provide a platform to discuss the main
environmental problems of Kazakhstan and other countries in Central Asia such
as deforestation, forest destruction and desertification, and to get concrete
outcomes in general both for Kazakhstan and other countries with similar
Exchanging information and
experience that Turkey has and with other international contributions, a road
map will be tried to be set for Kazakhstan and Central Asia.
Kastamonu University Vice
Chancellor Prof. Dr. Sezgin Ayan and Seiffullin Kazakh Agro Technical
University Head of Forest Resources and Forestry Department Prof. Dr. Dani
Sarsekova will be the coordinators for the Forum. 4 different national
organizations from Kazakhstan, and General Directorate of Forestry and General
Directorate of Combating Desertification and Erosion from Turkey provide
support to the forum as well as the organizations such as IUFRO, EFI, UNCCD,
UNDP-GEF at the international level.
The announcement of the Forum
and abstracts are enclosed.