ITTO ED Emmanuel Ze Meka opening the workshop. Photo: MTCC
Nearly 100 participants from around the world representing governments, international organizations, industry and NGOs gathered from May 15-17 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia for the ITTO-sponsored workshop on Tracking Technologies for Forest Governance. The objectives of the workshop were to share experiences on applications of tracking technologies for forest governance, to review a compendium of tracking technologies prepared for the meeting and to provide guidance to governments and other stakeholders on how tracking technologies can contribute most effectively to improved forest governance. The report of the meeting, including the compendium of tracking technologies will be available on-line soon.