Events https://fornis.net/events en Kenya Commercial Forestry Investment Conference and Expo https://fornis.net/content/kenya-commercial-forestry-investment-conference-and-expo <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Kenya Commercial Forestry Investment Conference and Expo</span> <strong>Date: </strong> <span class="event-dates"> Tue, 2021-11-23 - Fri, 2021-11-26 <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/user/294" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">abladesteven</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Mon, 11/22/2021 - 19:09</span> <div class="field field--name-field-loc field--type-string-long field--label-inline"> <div class="field__label">Location</div> <div class="field__item">KEFRI Headquaters, Mugaga</div> </div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>The Conference and Expo is an opportunity for stakeholders in the commercial forestry sector in Kenya and the region, to showcase and exhibit commercial forestry technologies and opportunities that investors can tap into. The forum will bring together professionals, researchers, wood processors, investors, and other key players in the sector to take stock of the status of the industry, challenges, and opportunities available. It will also provide a platform that will act as a springboard for the future development and financing of commercial forestry in the country and region.</p> <p>The conference and Expo is being organized by a multi-institutional team from both private and public sectors that encompasses Ministry of Environment and Forestry (MoEF), Kenya Forestry Research Institute (KEFRI), Kenya Forest Service (KFS), Food and Agriculture Organization of United Nations (FAO), United Nations Development Program (UNDP), Base Titanium Ltd, GATSBY Africa, Family Bank, Kenya Climate Innovation Centre (KCIC), Cooperative Bank, INBAR, Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), National Research Fund (NRF), We-Effect-Global, Kenya Commercial Bank (KCB), Ukulima Sacco, Asili Sacco, Better Globe Ltd, Komaza Ltd, Kakuzi Ltd, One Acre Fund, Forest Society of Kenya (FSK) and the Council of Governors (COG).</p> <p> </p> </div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-contactinfo field--type-text-long field--label-above"> <div class="field__label">Contact info</div> <div class="field__item"><p>Commercial Forestry Conference and Expo Secretariat,<br /> Kenya Forestry Research Institute (KEFRI)<br /> P.O. Box 20412-00200 Nairobi, Kenya<br /> Email: <a href="mailto:commercialconference2020@kefri.org">commercialconference2020@kefri.org</a><br /> Website: <a href="http://www.kefri.org">www.kefri.org</a><br /> Tel. :+25472014897</p> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-upload field--type-file field--label-above"> <div class="field__label">upload</div> <div class="field__items"> <div class="field__item"><table data-striping="1"> <thead> <tr> <th>Attachment</th> <th>Size</th> </tr> </thead> <tbody> <tr class="odd"> <td> <span class="file file--mime-application-pdf file--application-pdf"> <a href="https://fornis.net/sites/default/files/2021-11/1st%20Kenya%20Commercial%20Forestry%20Investment%20Conference%20and%20Expo%20Programme.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=2153344">1st Kenya Commercial Forestry Investment Conference and Expo Programme.pdf</a></span> </td> <td>2.05 MB</td> </tr> <tr class="even"> <td> <span class="file file--mime-application-pdf file--application-pdf"> <a href="https://fornis.net/sites/default/files/2021-11/Commercial%20Forestry%20Conference%20%26Expo%20concept_02082021%20%284%29.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=2376671">Commercial Forestry Conference &amp;Expo concept_02082021 (4).pdf</a></span> </td> <td>2.27 MB</td> </tr> <tr class="odd"> <td> <span class="file file--mime-image-jpeg file--image"> <a href="https://fornis.net/sites/default/files/2021-11/KFCIC%20and%20Expo%20Web%20Advert%203.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=219699">KFCIC and Expo Web Advert 3.jpg</a></span> </td> <td>214.55 KB</td> </tr> <tr class="even"> <td> <span class="file file--mime-application-pdf file--application-pdf"> <a href="https://fornis.net/sites/default/files/2021-11/The%20Kenya%20Commercial%20Forestry%20Investment%20Conference%20and%20Expo%202021%20Invitation%20letter.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=557704">The Kenya Commercial Forestry Investment Conference and Expo 2021 Invitation letter.pdf</a></span> </td> <td>544.63 KB</td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-fund field--type-string-long field--label-above"> <div class="field__label">Funding bodies</div> <div class="field__item">KEFRI</div> </div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-wwwurl field--type-text-long field--label-above"> <div class="field__label">Website</div> <div class="field__item"><p><a href="https://www.kefri.org/components/conference/conference.html">https://www.kefri.org/components/conference/conference.html</a></p> </div> </div> <a href="/pol" hreflang="en">Biodiversity, Ecosystem Services and Biological Invasions</a> / <a href="/taxonomy/term/5" hreflang="en">Forests and Climate Change</a> / <a href="/uti" hreflang="en">Forests and Forest-based Products for a Greener Future</a> / <a href="/fpep" hreflang="en">Forests and People</a> / <a href="/sol" hreflang="en">Forests, Soil and Water Interactions</a> Mon, 22 Nov 2021 19:09:27 +0000 abladesteven 797 at https://fornis.net GLF Climate 2021 https://fornis.net/content/glf-climate-2021 <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">GLF Climate 2021</span> <strong>Date: </strong> <span class="event-dates"> Fri, 2021-11-05 - Sun, 2021-11-07 <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/user/294" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">abladesteven</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Thu, 10/21/2021 - 13:49</span> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>Join us online or in-person from 5-7 November 2021 for the hard-hitting, inclusive and solutions-oriented GLF Climate Hybrid Conference. Held alongside the COP26 international climate negotiations in Glasgow, the three-day event will impart cutting-edge information, connect key actors and catalyze evidence-based action to avert the worst impacts of the climate crisis.<br />  </p> </div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-wwwurl field--type-text-long field--label-above"> <div class="field__label">Website</div> <div class="field__item"><p><a href="https://conference.globallandscapesforum.org/climate-2021/sessions?searchtext=&amp;page=1&amp;%24pagegroup=5%20November%202021">https://conference.globallandscapesforum.org/climate-2021/sessions?searchtext=&amp;page=1&amp;%24pagegroup=5%20November%202021</a></p> </div> </div> <a href="/taxonomy/term/5" hreflang="en">Forests and Climate Change</a> Thu, 21 Oct 2021 13:49:57 +0000 abladesteven 796 at https://fornis.net IUFRO WORLD DAY - Digital Forest Science Forum 2021 https://fornis.net/content/iufro-world-day-digital-forest-science-forum-2021 <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">IUFRO WORLD DAY - Digital Forest Science Forum 2021</span> <strong>Date: </strong> <span class="event-dates"> Tue, 2021-09-28 - Wed, 2021-09-29 <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/user/294" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">abladesteven</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Sat, 09/25/2021 - 01:04</span> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p><strong>IUFRO WORLD DAY - Digital Forest Science Forum 2021!</strong> It takes place online, in three time zones around the world with 24 hours of forest-related research topics, networking and emerging issues of relevancy for global policy makers. We thought you might be interested in this unique opportunity to meet, interact, share, and strengthen global research cooperation.</p> <p>Within this event, <strong>IUFRO-SPDC</strong> is organizing three sessions (one in each time zone) to inform about what IUFRO-SPDC has to offer, what the benefits are for participants, and to collect input from the relevant regions on changing priorities, expanding skills, knowledge and capacities needed by forest scientists. Two sessions will be held in English and one in Spanish.</p> <p>The title of the session is <strong>“Capacities for forest science: Shape your professional future</strong><strong>”</strong> and will take place on the following dates:</p> <ul> <li>Tuesday, 28 September, <strong>13:30 – 15:00 UTC</strong> (English)</li> <li>Tuesday, 28 September, <strong>15:30 – 17:00 GMT-6</strong> (Spanish)</li> <li>Wednesday, 29 September, <strong>08:30 – 10:00 UTC</strong> (English)</li> </ul> <p>You can read a comprehensive overview on the event’s website  <a href="https://emea01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.iufroworldday.org%2F&amp;data=04%7C01%7C%7C6370c543cea74be82e4408d97f5808fc%7C84df9e7fe9f640afb435aaaaaaaaaaaa%7C1%7C0%7C637680839045611907%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C1000&amp;sdata=d712hh9%2FCzjiHNe1nlOcO08kEiot%2Ftj49diSis8RAEA%3D&amp;reserved=0">https://www.iufroworldday.org/</a>.  The Pdf attached contains the detailed description of the three sessions.</p> <p><strong>ACTION:</strong> We would appreciate your support in spreading the word about this event throughout your relevant networks by forwarding the <strong>attached session cards and the registration link: </strong><a href="https://emea01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.iufroworldday.org%2Fparticipation&amp;data=04%7C01%7C%7C6370c543cea74be82e4408d97f5808fc%7C84df9e7fe9f640afb435aaaaaaaaaaaa%7C1%7C0%7C637680839045616887%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C1000&amp;sdata=T885IHKB5tdZCW8V3A3dp%2BTPMCif9NCzn1Diaib%2BBLQ%3D&amp;reserved=0">https://www.iufroworldday.org/participation</a>!</p> <p><strong>Mark your calendar: IUFRO World Day on 28 and 29 September</strong><strong> -</strong><strong> </strong><a href="https://emea01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.iufroworldday.org%2F&amp;data=04%7C01%7C%7C6370c543cea74be82e4408d97f5808fc%7C84df9e7fe9f640afb435aaaaaaaaaaaa%7C1%7C0%7C637680839045621868%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C1000&amp;sdata=V1XgKcQvLJ19Gg%2BrUy%2FQ22Y7ah61dUImv8dhth%2F100Y%3D&amp;reserved=0"><strong>Home | IUFRO World Day</strong></a></p> <p><strong>Register now for our upcoming global event! </strong><a href="https://emea01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.iufroworldday.org%2Fsignup&amp;data=04%7C01%7C%7C6370c543cea74be82e4408d97f5808fc%7C84df9e7fe9f640afb435aaaaaaaaaaaa%7C1%7C0%7C637680839045626854%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C1000&amp;sdata=pIt8SsdJqBCl%2BHwD2YmFrHrT2hPXMphdD2ch57z8FqU%3D&amp;reserved=0"><strong>https://www.iufroworldday.org/signup</strong></a></p> <p> </p> </div> <div class="field field--name-upload field--type-file field--label-above"> <div class="field__label">upload</div> <div class="field__items"> <div class="field__item"><table data-striping="1"> <thead> <tr> <th>Attachment</th> <th>Size</th> </tr> </thead> <tbody> <tr class="odd"> <td> <span class="file file--mime-application-pdf file--application-pdf"> <a href="https://fornis.net/sites/default/files/2021-09/IUFRO-WorldDay-SPDC-Sessions.pdf" type="application/pdf; 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On the other hand, healthy ecosystems and their services provide opportunities for sustainable economic prosperity while at the same time providing defence against the negative effects of climate change.</p> <p>Embracing the theme of Ecosystem Restoration, this virtual conference will bring together key experts in the fields of ecosystem restoration, conservation, and sustainable management from the Global South to share good practices and lessons learnt of ecosystem research and management, as well as to explore partnership opportunities to further collaborate on the topics of ecosystem restoration.</p> <p><strong>To attend the conference, kindly </strong><strong><a href="https://emea01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fzoom.us%2Fmeeting%2Fregister%2FtJYtfuiprj4qGNIF5uQmMBChqeLYmkqkUBQG&amp;data=04%7C01%7C%7Ca6a0c3b6cf0f4af3180508d92427cc42%7C84df9e7fe9f640afb435aaaaaaaaaaaa%7C1%7C0%7C637580575630508050%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C1000&amp;sdata=Rvm5Xg30A%2BkBWURga6OviQF%2BCBJ0R%2FmMs4X%2Fvkg8zoY%3D&amp;reserved=0">click here</a> to </strong><strong>register</strong><strong> </strong></p> <p>For any other questions, please do not hesitate to contact Saifullah Dilazak  (<a href="mailto:saif.cccs@comsats.org">saif.cccs@comsats.org</a>).</p> </div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-contactinfo field--type-text-long field--label-above"> <div class="field__label">Contact info</div> <div class="field__item"><p>Saifullah Khan Dilazak<br /> <a href="mailto:saif.cccs@comsats.org">saif.cccs@comsats.org</a><br /> Program Officer,<br /> COMSATS Center for Climate &amp; Sustainability (CCCS),<br /> COMSATS Secretariat,<br /> Shahrah-e- Jamhuriat, G-5/2<br /> Islamabad, Pakistan</p> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-fund field--type-string-long field--label-above"> <div class="field__label">Funding bodies</div> <div class="field__item">COMSATS, UNEP-IEMP</div> </div> <a href="/uti" hreflang="en">Forests and Forest-based Products for a Greener Future</a> / <a href="/fpep" hreflang="en">Forests and People</a> / <a href="/taxonomy/term/5" hreflang="en">Forests and Climate Change</a> / <a href="/pol" hreflang="en">Biodiversity, Ecosystem Services and Biological Invasions</a> / <a href="/taxonomy/term/9" hreflang="en">Other Information</a> Mon, 31 May 2021 15:40:18 +0000 abladesteven 791 at https://fornis.net Webinar On Sustainable Management of Forests and Challenge of Deforestation in the Global South https://fornis.net/content/webinar-sustainable-management-forests-and-challenge-deforestation-global-south <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Webinar On Sustainable Management of Forests and Challenge of Deforestation in the Global South</span> <strong>Date: </strong> <span class="event-dates"> Thu, 2021-02-18 <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/user/294" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">abladesteven</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Mon, 02/15/2021 - 19:00</span> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p><strong>Meeting</strong> <strong>Link</strong>:<br /> <a href="https://zoom.us/j/91273910239">https://zoom.us/j/91273910239</a>? pwd=QnNEUlB0alZSbTk4NHdLdER6T1U1UT09</p> <p><strong>Meeting</strong> <strong>ID</strong>: 912 7391 0239</p> <p><strong>Passcode</strong>: 353637</p> </div> <div class="field field--name-upload field--type-file field--label-above"> <div class="field__label">upload</div> <div class="field__items"> <div class="field__item"><table data-striping="1"> <thead> <tr> <th>Attachment</th> <th>Size</th> </tr> </thead> <tbody> <tr class="odd"> <td> <span class="file file--mime-application-pdf file--application-pdf"> <a href="https://fornis.net/sites/default/files/2021-02/Flyer_CCCS_CSIR_18020221.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=398609">Flyer_CCCS_CSIR_18020221.pdf</a></span> </td> <td>389.27 KB</td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-fund field--type-string-long field--label-above"> <div class="field__label">Funding bodies</div> <div class="field__item">COMSATS - CCCS, CSIR - FORIG, FORNESSA </div> </div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-wwwurl field--type-text-long field--label-above"> <div class="field__label">Website</div> <div class="field__item"><p><strong>Meeting</strong> <strong>Link</strong>:<br /> <a href="https://zoom.us/j/91273910239">https://zoom.us/j/91273910239</a>? pwd=QnNEUlB0alZSbTk4NHdLdER6T1U1UT09</p> <p><strong>Meeting</strong> <strong>ID</strong>: 912 7391 0239<br /> <strong>Passcode</strong>: 353637</p> </div> </div> <a href="/uti" hreflang="en">Forests and Forest-based Products for a Greener Future</a> / <a href="/fpep" hreflang="en">Forests and People</a> / <a href="/taxonomy/term/5" hreflang="en">Forests and Climate Change</a> / <a href="/pol" hreflang="en">Biodiversity, Ecosystem Services and Biological Invasions</a> / <a href="/taxonomy/term/9" hreflang="en">Other Information</a> Mon, 15 Feb 2021 19:00:11 +0000 abladesteven 787 at https://fornis.net 4th Session of Lectures / Presentations on South - South and Triangular cooperation for socio-economic development in the South https://fornis.net/content/4th-session-lectures-presentations-south-south-and-triangular-cooperation-socio-economic <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">4th Session of Lectures / Presentations on South - South and Triangular cooperation for socio-economic development in the South</span> <strong>Date: </strong> <span class="event-dates"> Tue, 2021-01-26 - Tue, 2021-01-26 <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/user/294" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">abladesteven</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Fri, 01/22/2021 - 17:59</span> <div class="field field--name-field-loc field--type-string-long field--label-inline"> <div class="field__label">Location</div> <div class="field__item">ZOOM</div> </div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>Greetings from COMSATS Center for Climate and Sustainability (CCCS) and Commission on Science and Technology for Sustainable Development in the South (COMSATS) !</p> <p>Reference is made to the subject online lecture series in which the eminent experts from member countries and international partner organizations are sharing their insights on how to effectively address the socio-economic needs of the developing countries through South – South and Triangular cooperation in science and technology.</p> <p>In this regard, the fourth lecture session under the aforementioned series will be held on 26<sup>th</sup> January 2021 from 14:00 hrs. to 15:15 hrs. (Pakistan Time), in which Prof. Dr. M. Iqbal Choudhary, Director ICCBS, Pakistan &amp; Coordinator General COMSTECH; and Prof. Dr. Hosam El-Sayed, Assistant Vice President for Research, NRC, Egypt, will deliver lectures. The programme is enclosed herewith for your kind perusal.</p> <p>Please note that the aforementioned session can be joined through the following web-link: <br /> <a href="https://zoom.com.cn/j/89593324066?pwd=R1FESHVhZzJUL1l0ZjFndkI5VVQydz09">https://zoom.com.cn/j/89593324066?pwd=R1FESHVhZzJUL1l0ZjFndkI5VVQydz09</a><br /> <strong>Meeting</strong> ID: 895 9332 4066<br /> <strong>Passcode</strong>: 772653</p> </div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-contactinfo field--type-text-long field--label-above"> <div class="field__label">Contact info</div> <div class="field__item"><p>Saifullah Khan Dilazak, <br /> Research Associate,<br /> <a href="mailto:Saif.cccs@comsats.org">Saif.cccs@comsats.org</a> <br /> COMSATS Center for Climate &amp; Sustainability (CCCS),<br /> COMSATS Secretariat,<br /> Shahrah-e- Jamhuriat, G-5/2<br /> Islamabad, Pakistan<br /> +92519214515-17</p> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-upload field--type-file field--label-above"> <div class="field__label">upload</div> <div class="field__items"> <div class="field__item"><table data-striping="1"> <thead> <tr> <th>Attachment</th> <th>Size</th> </tr> </thead> <tbody> <tr class="odd"> <td> <span class="file file--mime-application-pdf file--application-pdf"> <a href="https://fornis.net/sites/default/files/2021-01/Programme_4th%20Lecture%20Session.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=74666">Programme_4th Lecture Session.pdf</a></span> </td> <td>72.92 KB</td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-fund field--type-string-long field--label-above"> <div class="field__label">Funding bodies</div> <div class="field__item">COMSATS </div> </div> <a href="/uti" hreflang="en">Forests and Forest-based Products for a Greener Future</a> / <a href="/fpep" hreflang="en">Forests and People</a> / <a href="/taxonomy/term/5" hreflang="en">Forests and Climate Change</a> / <a href="/pol" hreflang="en">Biodiversity, Ecosystem Services and Biological Invasions</a> / <a href="/taxonomy/term/9" hreflang="en">Other Information</a> Fri, 22 Jan 2021 17:59:28 +0000 abladesteven 785 at https://fornis.net Invitation: Africa launch of the of the Network Readiness Report (NRI 2020) https://fornis.net/content/invitation-africa-launch-network-readiness-report-nri-2020 <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Invitation: Africa launch of the of the Network Readiness Report (NRI 2020)</span> <strong>Date: </strong> <span class="event-dates"> Mon, 2020-11-30 <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/user/294" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">abladesteven</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Fri, 11/27/2020 - 08:14</span> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p> </p> <p>The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) and the Portulans Institute, a research and educational institute based in Washington DC, invite you to join a virtual meeting on the state of Africa region’s progress in network readiness and digital transformation in a post COVID-19 world. The session will take place on November 30th from 12.30 pm (GMT+3) to 2.00 pm (GMT+3) and will be chaired by Ms. Vera Songwe, UN Under-Secretary-General and Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Africa.   </p> <p>The Portulans Institute co-founders will present the 2020 Network Readiness Index (NRI) results, highlighting regional data found within the NRI 2020 Report, released on 19 October by the Portulans Institute. The report assesses how countries are ready to leverage information technologies to be future-ready and ranks a total of 134 economies based on their performance across 60 variables.   </p> <p>The panelists will reflect on the main findings of the report, speak on leveraging digital transformation in the post COVID-19 world, and facilitate discussions among policy makers and stakeholders. Please see the attached concept note, as well as the event flyer.</p> <p>Simultaneous interpretation in French and English will be provided.  </p> </div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-contactinfo field--type-text-long field--label-above"> <div class="field__label">Contact info</div> <div class="field__item"><p>Mr. Mactar Seck, ECA<br /> <strong>Email: </strong><a href="mailto:seck8@un.org">seck8@un.org</a> </p> <p>Ms. Anna Henry, Portulans Institute   <strong>Email: </strong><a href="mailto:henry@portulansinstitute.org">henry@portulansinstitute.org</a></p> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-upload field--type-file field--label-above"> <div class="field__label">upload</div> <div class="field__items"> <div class="field__item"><table data-striping="1"> <thead> <tr> <th>Attachment</th> <th>Size</th> </tr> </thead> <tbody> <tr class="odd"> <td> <span class="file file--mime-image-jpeg file--image"> <a href="https://fornis.net/sites/default/files/2020-11/UNECA%20Zoom%20Meeting.JPG" type="image/jpeg; length=157949">UNECA Zoom Meeting.JPG</a></span> </td> <td>154.25 KB</td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-fund field--type-string-long field--label-above"> <div class="field__label">Funding bodies</div> <div class="field__item">UNECA, PORTULANS Institute </div> </div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-wwwurl field--type-text-long field--label-above"> <div class="field__label">Website</div> <div class="field__item"><p><a href="https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_E5FW4MqxQJ6SAWa9SL4TiA">https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_E5FW4MqxQJ6SAWa9SL4TiA</a></p> </div> </div> <a href="/uti" hreflang="en">Forests and Forest-based Products for a Greener Future</a> / <a href="/fpep" hreflang="en">Forests and People</a> / <a href="/taxonomy/term/5" hreflang="en">Forests and Climate Change</a> / <a href="/pol" hreflang="en">Biodiversity, Ecosystem Services and Biological Invasions</a> Fri, 27 Nov 2020 08:14:38 +0000 abladesteven 783 at https://fornis.net Call for Expressions of Interest for an IUFRO-SPDC Online Training Workshop on Systematic Evidence Evaluation on Forest Landscape Restoration to be held in October 2020. https://fornis.net/content/call-expressions-interest-iufro-spdc-online-training-workshop-systematic-evidence <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Call for Expressions of Interest for an IUFRO-SPDC Online Training Workshop on Systematic Evidence Evaluation on Forest Landscape Restoration to be held in October 2020. </span> <strong>Date: </strong> <span class="event-dates"> Mon, 2020-10-12 - Fri, 2020-10-16 <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/user/294" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">abladesteven</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Fri, 07/31/2020 - 04:59</span> <div class="field field--name-field-loc field--type-string-long field--label-inline"> <div class="field__label">Location</div> <div class="field__item">Online Workshop</div> </div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>The training workshop will be conducted by the University of Oxford, SPDC’s partner in organising systematic review training workshops for the forest science community.</p> <p> </p> <p>Interested scientists are encouraged to register for this online training workshop.</p> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-fund field--type-string-long field--label-above"> <div class="field__label">Funding bodies</div> <div class="field__item">IUFRO</div> </div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-wwwurl field--type-text-long field--label-above"> <div class="field__label">Website</div> <div class="field__item"><p><a href="https://www.iufro.org/science/special/spdc/tw/seecourse/">https://www.iufro.org/science/special/spdc/tw/seecourse/</a></p> </div> </div> <a href="/uti" hreflang="en">Forests and Forest-based Products for a Greener Future</a> / <a href="/fpep" hreflang="en">Forests and People</a> / <a href="/taxonomy/term/5" hreflang="en">Forests and Climate Change</a> / <a href="/pol" hreflang="en">Biodiversity, Ecosystem Services and Biological Invasions</a> Fri, 31 Jul 2020 04:59:09 +0000 abladesteven 781 at https://fornis.net 4th World Teak Conference 2020 https://fornis.net/content/4th-world-teak-conference-2020 <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">4th World Teak Conference 2020</span> <strong>Date: </strong> <span class="event-dates"> Mon, 2020-08-24 - Thu, 2020-08-27 <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/user/294" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">abladesteven</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Sun, 01/26/2020 - 11:50</span> <div class="field field--name-field-loc field--type-string-long field--label-inline"> <div class="field__label">Location</div> <div class="field__item">Accra, Ghana</div> </div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-contactinfo field--type-text-long field--label-above"> <div class="field__label">Contact info</div> <div class="field__item"><p>Ms. Valerie Fumey Nasah<br /> Forestry Commission, Ghana<br /> <strong>Email</strong>: <a href="mailto:valfn2003@yahoo.co.uk">valfn2003@yahoo.co.uk</a></p> <p>Dr. Thulasidas P. K. <br /> TEAKNET Coordinator, India<br /> <strong>Email</strong>: <a href="mailto:coordinator@teaknet.org">coordinator@teaknet.org</a></p> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-upload field--type-file field--label-above"> <div class="field__label">upload</div> <div class="field__items"> <div class="field__item"><table data-striping="1"> <thead> <tr> <th>Attachment</th> <th>Size</th> </tr> </thead> <tbody> <tr class="odd"> <td> <span class="file file--mime-application-pdf file--application-pdf"> <a href="https://fornis.net/sites/default/files/2020-01/4th_WTC_2020-1st_Announcment.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=1746500">4th_WTC_2020-1st_Announcment.pdf</a></span> </td> <td>1.67 MB</td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-fund field--type-string-long field--label-above"> <div class="field__label">Funding bodies</div> <div class="field__item">IUFRO, ITTO, FAO, TEAKNET, Forestry Commission </div> </div> <a href="/uti" hreflang="en">Forests and Forest-based Products for a Greener Future</a> / <a href="/fpep" hreflang="en">Forests and People</a> / <a href="/taxonomy/term/5" hreflang="en">Forests and Climate Change</a> / <a href="/pol" hreflang="en">Biodiversity, Ecosystem Services and Biological Invasions</a> / <a href="/taxonomy/term/9" hreflang="en">Other Information</a> <a href="/taxonomy/term/816" hreflang="en">WTC</a> / <a href="/taxonomy/term/817" hreflang="en">World Teak Conference</a> / <a href="/taxonomy/term/246" hreflang="en">teak</a> / <a href="/taxonomy/term/689" hreflang="en">conference</a> Sun, 26 Jan 2020 11:50:30 +0000 abladesteven 779 at https://fornis.net Call for Nominations: Young African Forestry Professionals https://fornis.net/content/call-nominations-young-african-forestry-professionals <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Call for Nominations: Young African Forestry Professionals</span> <strong>Date: </strong> <span class="event-dates"> Sun, 2020-08-23 <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/user/294" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">abladesteven</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Tue, 08/18/2020 - 14:08</span> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>Do you think your career story can inspire others to take up forestry profession in Africa? Are you making an impact in the society as a current student of Forestry in Africa? Are you an outstanding early career professional in the forest sector in Africa?</p> <p> </p> <p>If your answer is in affirmative to any of the questions above, then the “Young African Forestry Professionals Publication (YAFP)” project is looking for you. The project is collecting information through a survey which will be followed by interviews of successful candidates. The YAFP would like to share your inspiring stories with a wide range of audiences on the Africa continent through a book to be published and distributed widely.</p> </div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-resources field--type-text-long field--label-above"> <div class="field__label">Associated resources</div> <div class="field__item"><p><img alt="YAFP" data-entity-type="file" data-entity-uuid="7e4cbc2d-9e4d-4afc-bfd9-27a217d1a2e7" src="/sites/default/files/images/14VyrHwnCwIq-Yl7CqhjJMKNUTNkguV5x%3Ds2048.jpg" class="align-center" /></p> <p> </p> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-fund field--type-string-long field--label-above"> <div class="field__label">Funding bodies</div> <div class="field__item">YAFP, IUFRO</div> </div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-wwwurl field--type-text-long field--label-above"> <div class="field__label">Website</div> <div class="field__item"><p><a href="https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSd_HRCNRg6ziB76mIg6WqTGmYxAzVYT1ZqCi2YE1NZ7B5X_Eg/viewform">https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSd_HRCNRg6ziB76mIg6WqTGmYxAzVY…</a></p> </div> </div> <a href="/uti" hreflang="en">Forests and Forest-based Products for a Greener Future</a> / <a href="/fpep" hreflang="en">Forests and People</a> / <a href="/taxonomy/term/5" hreflang="en">Forests and Climate Change</a> / <a href="/pol" hreflang="en">Biodiversity, Ecosystem Services and Biological Invasions</a> Tue, 18 Aug 2020 14:08:42 +0000 abladesteven 782 at https://fornis.net