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.

Mon, 09/17/2012 - 15:51

Steam bending qualities of eight lesser used timber species of Ghana have been studied and compared with the quality of Mahogany (Khaya spp), a fast diminishing noble species, with the view to providing information for the furniture and glulam industries.

Tue, 07/03/2012 - 09:11

1st IUFRO-FORNESSA Regional Congress
“Forests and Trees: Serving the People of Africa and the World”
25-29 June 2012, Nairobi, Kenya
Closing Plenary



Fri, 06/29/2012 - 06:20

Classification of Wood Carving Species

Thu, 06/28/2012 - 12:38

To investigate the propagation of Acacia nilotica by using stem cuttings from mature plants and to determine the suitable concentration of the rooting hormone indole-3-Butyric Acid (IBC)

Wed, 06/27/2012 - 07:30

Low Cost Timber Drying Method for Sawyers, Merchants and other users

Wed, 08/03/2011 - 08:00

Forests and Forest-based Products for a Greener Future

Mon, 03/28/2011 - 09:20

Most of the bamboo resources in Kenya comprise one indigenous species, Yushania alpina, which was formerly known as Arundinaria alpina. This species, which is commonly known as alpine bamboo, occurs naturally on the main mountains and highland ranges of Kenya and Eastern Africa.

Wed, 03/02/2011 - 17:14

Borassus aethiopum is a non-timber tree which grows in the transitional and savanna zone of Ghana and the sub-region. Its superior strength properties and level of present utilization call for its promotion for several applications in construction.