Forests and People

Efficient processing and utilisation of forest products, trade and taxation, and valuation of forest are key issues to support sustainable conservation and management of forest resources. The group will synthesise latest research on these issues and identify specific new areas for scientific inquiry.

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 14:43

The objective of the conference is to to share findings from research aimed at improving the sustainability of indigenous mahogany in Ghana’s forest estate in collaboration with industrial and community tree farmers.

Mon, 08/04/2014 - 07:07

Wood carving is one of the most lucrative industries in Kenya. It is highly associated with the tourism industry and enjoys large volume of export market worldwide.

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 10:14

The Forestry Research Institute of Ghana of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR-FORIG) in conjunction with the Ministry of Environment, Science and Technology and Innovation (MESTI) is organizing a colloquium on research and development on bamboo resources of Ghana.

Tue, 09/10/2013 - 12:45

The Mastercard Foundation, which is based in Canada, is funding full scholarships for students from Africa to attend the University of British Columbia, either as undergraduates or to enroll in professional Master’s programs.

Sat, 08/03/2013 - 09:32

Commiphora holtziana gum resins when solvent extracted followed by a combination of chromatographic separation techniques on hexane extract of the Wajir sample, led to the isolation and characterization of a new compound, 11–hydroxy-?-muurolene 1.