XV World Forestry Congress


Maria De Cristofaro

FAO Outreach and Capacity Building Forestry Officer

Global Coordination Group of the Regional Forest Communicators Network


Maria De Cristofaro is Outreach and Capacity Building Officer for the Forestry Division of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. She established six Regional Forest Communicators Networks, which promote communication and dialogue on forestry issues across borders. As part of her work with FAO, she has carried out training and mentoring of forest communicators at national, regional and global levels, and speaks at international conferences about communication strategies and the importance of communication for the forestry community.