Summary: The session aims at sharing experiences in countries and regions were CIFOR is active in policy dialogue and engagement with national and subnational governments, regional intergovernmentalorganizations, political institutions such as parliaments and local councils and other key policy/political actors. The following points may lead the discussions:
* What are the main sub-national, national and regional institutions we are engaging with?
* What are the topics of our policy dialogue?
* To what extent do we think CIFOR engagement or involvement in the dialogue has been successful?
* Lessons to be shared?
* Example of success story?
Key issues the session will address: Impacts of CIFOR research findings at policy level, successful engagement methods, constraints and limitations to CIFOR mission
Speaker(s): Richard Eba’a Atyi, Esther Mwangi, Manual Guariguata, Davison Gumbo, Habtemariam Kassa, Pham Thu Thuy
Session format: Short presentations followed by 15 minutes of reactions from the audience
Participants: CIFOR staff