Argentina and Uruguay have both experienced rapid growth in tree plantations in grasslands. This brings opportunities for economic and social development, but also significant environmental and social risks.
So how can companies and NGOs minimise the potentially negative impacts to people and to nature; and how do we maximise the shared beneifts.?
What happens when you bring 40 experts together from all over the world, and ask them to work together on trying to find answers to these questions?
Will the environmentalists talk to the foresters? Will the companies fail to understand the concerns of the NGOs?
Watch, listen and let us know what you think.