Press-Service of the Government of the Republic of Karelia
International Workship "Scandinavian Technologies of Forest Industry"
The International workshop "Scandinavian Technologies of Forest Industry" has been opened today in Petrozavodsk. The First Deputy of the Head of the Government RK Victor Maslyakov, leaders of republican committees and enterprises of forest complex, and representatives of European Institute of Forest, Forest industry Society, Forest Union, Ministries of agriculture and environment protection of Finland, the enterprises "Stora-Enso", "Valo Timber", research groups of Russia and Finland participated in it.
At the workshop the issues of cooperation in forest industry, the programs of investments to forest industry, international cooperation in the forest section within the frames of the program "Northern Dimension" of European community.
The Finnish party thinks that the most challenging issues of forest industry, such as reforestation, logging modern technologies, forest inventory, and multipurpose forest industry planning. Special attention was given to forest certification and forest protection issues.
Last updated: 28 April 2001