Regional Office for the Near East and North Africa Forestry


Promoting Sustainable Management of Forests and Woodlands

The Third African Organisation of English-speaking Supreme Audit Institutions - Working Group of Environmental Auditing (AFROSAI-WGEA) meeting was held in Cairo, Egypt from 14 – 19 April 2013 under the theme: “Environmental Issues in African Countries”.

The agenda covered Current and future Environmental Challenges in Africa, Environmental Auditing and the Protection of Water Resources, experiences of other regional working groups on Environmental Audit.

The FAO Regional Office of the Near East made a presentation on “Promoting sustainable management of forests and woodlands and emphasized the needs of consolidated efforts within the African region and at global level to address issues and environmental challenges in an effective way.

FAO/RNE - 17, Apr 2013