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Bolivia Investment Forum: Investment Opportunities in the Tropical Forestry Sector of Bolivia

26-27 March 2008,Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia

The Forum Investment Opportunities in the Tropical Forestry Sector of Bolivia, organized in conjunction with the Forestry Chamber of Bolivia, took place on March 26th and 27th, 2008 in the city of Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia along with the trade show EXPOFOREST.

The Forum analyzed the investment opportunities that exist in the forestry sector of Bolivia in order to attract further investment, and at the same time discussed an action plan that may allow the different stakeholders to have an investment program, so that forestry may realize its potential as an economic activity that generates income and jobs in Bolivia.

Personalities from the private sector, investors, financial institutions, and highly recognized experts in the forestry sector attended. Main topics included investment incentives, analysis of the major international markets for tropical wood, industrial plantations, bioenergy, carbon markets and investment opportunities within the region.

Other activities included guided tours to wood industries, the 4th Business Round of the Wood Industry, and the Furniture Hall.


Contact

Forestry Chamber of Bolivia
Prof. Manuel Ignacio Salvatierra 1055
Ph.: +59 13 333 2699
Fax: +59 13 333 1456
e-mail: hmoreno@cfb.org.bo

ITTO Forest Industry Division
Ph.: +81 45 223 1110
Fax: +81 45 223 1111
e-mail: fi@itto.or.jp