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03 March 2023

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Upon the invitation of the Forestry Association, PAGE Thailand highlighted the opportunities offered by the Inclusive Green Economy in the forestry sector as part of the annual seminar titled “Political Drive in Forestry to achieve Bio-Circular-Green economic model targets”, held on 3 March, at the Kasetsart University in Bangkok.



PAGE National Coordinator in Thailand, Ms Suwimol Wattanawiroon presented the results of PAGE Green Recovery assessment on agriculture projects and PAGE Stocktaking study on Green Economy in the forestry sector.

The discussions underlined the need for policymakers and political parties to set up green infrastructure to support agro-forestry and community forestry. In addition, international and UN related policies on reforestation that contribute to achieving SDGs and the NDCs were in focus.

The seminar was attended by officials from the Forestry Department, National Park, Wildlife and Plant Conservation Department, Forest Industry Organization, politicians from several parties, local politicians, private sectors, and public.

Thailand joined PAGE in 2019. The Office of the National Economic and Social Development Council (NESDC) is the Government focal point for PAGE. UNIDO acts as the main coordinating agency for the PAGE project in Thailand.

PAGE activities in Thailand plan to contribute towards the achievement of SDGs 4 (Quality Education), 8 (Decent Work and Economic Growth), 9 (Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure), 12 (Responsible Consumption and Production), 13 (Climate Action) and 17 (Partnerships for the Goals).

The United Nations Partnership for Action on Green Economy (PAGE) puts sustainability brings together  five United Nations agencies; UNEP, UNDP, ILO, UNIDO, and UNITAR, whose expertise and support assist and lead partner countries towards their transition to an Inclusive Green Economy (IGE) by providing policy advice, assessments, capacity building and analytical tools outputs.

Sources: PAGE, UNIDO

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