During the study tour the main questions in this think piece will form the background for the group work that we will do:
- What are the barriers to sustainable greenfield plantation forestry in East Africa?
- What innovative financing solutions can scale up sustainable plantation forestry in Africa?
- How can plantation companies partner with communities to Create Shared Value, by reducing business risk and improving rural livelihoods?
- How can the plantation forestry industry, civil society and national governments work together to drive macroeconomic development?
- What role can plantation forests play in combatting illegal logging?