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Think Forests: Why Investing in Forests is the Next Big Thing

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Date: Thursday, April 14, 2016
Time: 2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. (ET) / 18:30 - 20:00 (GMT) or convert time
Location: Preston Auditorium, World Bank Group HQ & Online

Why are so many governments, communities and businesses turning their attention to forests? From meeting climate goals and coping with extreme weather, to boosting livelihoods and greening supply chains, forests are becoming an essential part of the development solution. Join us for a spirited discussion about exciting initiatives benefiting forests and the people who depend on them.

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