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Issues Marketplace

13.30 - 14.30

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In response to participant feedback from Forest Day 4, we set aside one hour during Forest Day 5 for semi-structured networking and discussions. We called the session the Issues Marketplace. Participants were encouraged to congregate in sections of the Issues Marketplace, each of which was allocated for discussions focussed on one of eight themes. The goals were to allow organisations that are not members of the Collaborative Partnership on Forests to have a voice at Forest Day, and to encourage networking among people with common interests.

The Issues Marketplace followed the 'speaker's corner' format, in which the audience is free to move between presenters speaking under each of the eight themes. It was an interactive, social event. Further information on the thematic focal points can be found by clicking on each of the themes below.

Themes

The Issues Marketplace had eight themes: