Another week full of research and legislation, it’s your forest digest!

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  • House Passes Bill to Hasten Timber Projects in ForestsABC news
    A bill aimed at increasing the health of America’s national forests through expediting logging projects was passed in the House on Thursday, though it is expected to meet some resistance from the White House for not going far enough.
  • Japan to help VN care for forestsVietnam News
    An agreement on sustainable resource management was signed on Thursday by various government offices of Japan and Viet Nam, in which Japan will help Viet Nam to increase their capacity for natural resource management in accordance with the REDD+ action plan.
  • Wild food means good food: CIFOR study Forest News
    A recent study shows that wild-grown food is very important for meeting nutritional requirements for residents of low income countries.