19th commonwealth forestry conference to begin in Uttarakhand today


19th Commonwealth Forestry Conference (CFC) 2017 will begin today at Forest Research Institute (FRI) in Dehradun, Uttarakhand.

Uttarakhand Governor Dr. K.K. Paul will inaugurate the 19th Commonwealth Forestry Conference at the FRI in Dehradun. The 5-day conference is being organized on the theme ‘Forests for Prosperity and Posterity’. The participants from 49 Commonwealth member countries will participate in the conference.
The conference is being organized in coordination with the Union Ministry of Environment, Forest, and Climate Change along with Commonwealth Forestry Association of United Kingdom. The issues affecting climate change and green cover will be deliberated upon in the conference.

    Takeaways from above News-
    • The 5-day long 19th Commonwealth Forestry Conference (CFC) begun in Dehradun, Uttarakhand
    • The theme of conference is ‘Forests for Prosperity and Posterity’
    • Dehradun is capital of Uttarakhand
    • Governor of Uttarakhand is Dr. K.K. Paul and Trivendra Singh Rawat is newly elected Chief Minister of Uttarakhand

    If you have any other takeaways, do share with us in the comment section
    Source- Hindustan Times

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