Forest scientists are a valuable source of information for stakeholders and the media. However, communication between scientists and the other two is often insufficient. Although scientists may learn to communicate better, there is also an increasing demand for 'knowledge brokers.'
Forest communication experts from 14 countries met in Freiburg, Germany, 2006 to discuss the most suitable instruments for communicating forest science and give recommendations for specific communication activities of IUFRO. Success means that communication must become a daily task for forest science institutions.
Read the meeting report
See activities of the IUFRO Communicating Forest Science Task Force
Tags: agricultural information forestry communication