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Title: Networks


1
Networks Networking
  • Current Practice and Future Directions in the IMFN

Peter Besseau Executive Director, IMFN
Secretariat November 7, 2005 IMFN Global Forum,
Turrialba, Costa Rica
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There are many types of networks
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Key questions
  • Why are we a network?
  • How are we a network?
  • What is its potential?

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Why are we a network?
  • To foster international cooperation and exchange
    of ideas on the concept of, and practical
    experience in, SFM
  • To facilitate international cooperation in
    field-level applications of SFM
  • To use these concepts, experiences, and
    applications to support ongoing international
    discussions on the principles, criteria, and
    policies related to SFM

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How are we a network?
  • Model Forests
  • Define a vision of SFM on a large, well-defined
    landscape and, through a broad and inclusive
    partnership, collaboratively work to realize that
    vision
  • International Model Forest Network
  • Accelerate innovation, learning, and opportunity
    by working together, and by making each sites
    expertise available to others in the Network

6
IMFN 1995 2005!
  • Ten-years of testing, learning and validation of
    this approach around the world
  • Worlds largest experiment in SFM
  • A dynamic global community of practice

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Relevance Translating policy into practice
  • Governance
  • Conflict mitigation
  • Economic opportunity
  • Capacity building
  • Forest-based science
  • Conservation and protection
  • Leveraging resources
  • Policy impacts
  • Delivering tangible benefits at the landscape
    level
  • National Forest Programs
  • MDGs
  • CBD
  • UNFF
  • UNFCCC

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What is the IMFNs potential?
  • Very advantageous start to our second decade

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What is the IMFNs potential?
  • Nearly doubled number of sites in last 5 years
  • How do we manage that growth?
  • Opportunities?
  • Challenges?
  • Implications for governance at regional and
    international levels?
  • Strategic partnering?
  • Thematic issues?

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Why a Global Forum? Purpose 1
  • To bring together site, country, regional and
    international partners to review, assess and
    discuss issues related to networking at all
    levels.

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Why a Global Forum? Purpose 2
  • To consider future directions and opportunities
    for networking at all levels, including strategic
    and niche opportunities within and among model
    forests, regions, and globally.

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Why a Global Forum? Purpose 3
  • To identify the specific roles, advantages,
    limits, mechanisms, and opportunities for
    effective networking at all levels.

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Session I
  • Local National-level Networking
  • How do we understand networking at these levels?
  • What have been its impacts?
  • What works best?
  • How can we improve / strengthen it?

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Session II
  • Regional-level Networking
  • What networking activities are we undertaking
    regionally?
  • What advantages are there for networking at this
    level?
  • What types of activities could we be doing that
    we are not?
  • How can we strengthen / support regional
    networking more effectively?

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Session III
  • International Networking
  • What is networking at an international level in
    the IMFN?
  • What are the advantages of networking at this
    level?
  • How can we organize ourselves at this level to
    take advantage of the Networks strengths and
    respond to its needs?

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Where do we go from here?
  • Know our options plan our future
  • Draw together the common threads and themes from
    our discussions
  • Refine this raw material for strategic planning
    and action at all levels
  • Provide guidance from local and national levels
    to regional and international levels

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Regional joint meetings
  • Regional meetings
  • Business discussions
  • Specific implications of GF discussions on your
    region
  • Joint meetings
  • First such meeting
  • Statements from each region/Board
  • Facilitated discussion on main GF issues, themes,
    and strategic opportunities

19
The week ahead
  • First meeting in 6 years
  • One decade of work
  • One week to review, discuss, consider, be
    inspired
  • Clear idea of strengths and challenges
  • Clear idea of opportunities

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Our network Our opportunity
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