Sustainable Forest Management Education Program Recognized by IUFRO & IFSA

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Congratulations to the Asia Pacific Forestry Education Coordination Mechanism (AP-FECM) for being recognized for their outstanding work in the International Union of Forest Research Organization (IUFRO) & International Forestry Students’ Association’s (IFSA) Global Competition on Best Practices in Forest Education.

AP-FECM is a winner in the category of tertiary education for its work on the “Innovative Sustainable Forest Management Education in the Asia-Pacific Region” program. The program offers innovative methods to transform forestry education. The program includes a global online community platform, award winning online courses, the use of emerging technology, and an effective team-based model for course development and operations. There are currently 5 free massive open online courses (MOOC) that can be accessed at and 10 more courses are in development.

The AP-FECM is comprised of 58 member organizations and its executive office is hosted by the University of British Columbia’s Faculty of Forestry.

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