FPAC welcomes ACSFI’s recognition of forestry’s role in post-pandemic recovery


Earlier today, the global forestry advisory body to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) released details on how sustainable forest management and forest products are well-positioned to drive a healthy, green, and inclusive recovery as we continue to face serious challenges related to COVID-19 around the world.

In its statement released in Rome, Italy today, the Advisory Committee of Sustainable Forest-based Industries (ACSFI) referenced the essential role that forestry and forest products have played during the pandemic – and how they can help drive much-needed economic recovery.

Derek Nighbor, president and CEO of Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) and president of the International Council of Forest and Paper Associations (ICFPA), released the following statement today: