XV World Forestry Congress


Rob Busink

Ministry of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality The Netherlands

Senior Policy Advisor Moderator


Mr. Busink is senior policy advisor international forest policy affairs at the Dutch Ministry of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality. He has been engaged in drafting the Netherlands’ policy commitment to international forest conservation and restoration. His focus is on combining the goals of food security and maintaining forests through forest and farm producers organizations. From 2013 - 2015 he was Chair of the FAO European Forestry Commission and from 2018- 2020 he was Vice-Chair of the United Nations Forum on Forests 14/15 Bureau.