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Geneva, 3-14 May 1999


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Briefing for Tuesday, 04 May

On the second day of IFF-3, delegates continued to meet in two Working Groups. WG1 addressed ubderlying causes of deforestation and forest degradation, traditional forest-related knoledge (TFRK), forest conservation and protected areas, and forest research. WG2 discussed valuation, economic instruments and financial resources. The contact groups on trade and environment and ESTs began their work.

Photos and RealAudio from Tuesday, 04 May

Bai Mas Taal, UNEP, introduces the Secretary - General's paper on underlying causes of deforestation.

A Cuban delegate underscores the State's role in determining policies.


Murray Gauntlett, representing the Indigenous Focal Point Underlying Causes of Deforestatation Project.

Marcial Arias, Asociacion Napguana.


Gunter Siegel, Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, intervenes on behalf of Austria.

Ian Fry, ENB, talks with some of the delegates after the meeting.
Informal gathering at the close of the day.

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