News

Wed, 12/26/2018 - 21:36

Forest Scientists, Colleagues,

We are pleased to inform you that the Deadline for Abstracts for the XXV IUFRO Congress in Curitiba, Brazil, 29 September – 5 October 2019, has been extended to Thursday, 10 January, 2019!

Abstracts may address any aspect of forest research, but preference will be given to abstracts addressing one of the Congress technical sessions. Abstracts not associated with a technical session may be assigned to a general poster session.

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 10:25

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS

"African forest-related policy and politics"

24-27 September 2018 in Yaoundé, Cameroon

1st announcement

This international and inter-disciplinary scientific conference aims to advance cutting edge knowledge on the emergence and evolution of African forest-related policy and politics. The conference will take place in Yaoundé, Cameroon from 24 to 27 September 2018, with the support of the Commission of Central African Forests (COMIFAC).

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 14:26

EFN’s Reforestation Grant Program focuses on supporting communities in regaining ecological integrity and enhancing human wellbeing in deforested and degraded landscapes through forest restoration. EFN is looking for organizations that will use this workshop opportunity to connect corridors, create buffer zones, improve degraded lands, restore watersheds, and expand forest cover while also allowing local stakeholders to connect with nature and become a vested part of a larger conservation program.

Wed, 08/19/2015 - 13:40

The African Forest Forum (AFF) based in Nairobi, Kenya, and the School of Agriculture, Forest and Food Sciences (HAFL) at Bern University of Applied Sciences in Zollikofen, Switzerland,  have established a partnership that supports a scholarship for capacity building of African scientists to enhance the role of forests and forestry in adaptation to and mitigation of climate change.

Mon, 04/27/2015 - 12:07

SAF is seeking Associate Editors for Forest Science (looking for international professionals – ideally from Latin America, Asia, and Africa). Interested individuals can apply by sending a CV to Matt Walls (wallsm@safnet.org).

Mon, 04/27/2015 - 12:01

Gregory Award is a scholarship which helps bring students and young professionals from outside the US and Canada to the SAF Convention. The application is attached.

Tue, 02/03/2015 - 09:04

Nature & Faune Journal is currently accepting manuscripts for publication in its June 2015 edition under the general theme "Forests and People: Investing in Africa’s Sustainable Future ". The Editorial Board is thus inviting Academic and Research Institutions and Development Partners to contribute brief articles (1500 words or 3 pages).

Wed, 07/09/2014 - 11:58

AFF would like to recruit the following experts as consultants

  • FLEGT expert
  • Forest certification experts
  • Green economy and LULUCF experts
  • Tree germplasm experts, and
  • International negotiations expert.


Application deadline is July 14, 2014!

Fri, 06/27/2014 - 12:16

The Forest Team at the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) are seeking a full-time Researcher to contribute to and further develop the research, capacity-building and policy work of the team, with particular focus on investing in locally controlled forestry in Africa, Asia and Latin America.

This is a full-time permanent position based in London. The salary for this role is Grade 4 £34,563 - £38,055 depending on experience (up to £42,941 for exceptional candidates), plus benefits.

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 09:54

Call for expression of interest in   IFS Collaborative Research Grants 2014
    Focusing on Biodiversity

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 17:01

The African Forest Forum (AFF) is an association of individuals who share the quest for and commitment to the sustainable management, use and conservation of the forest and tree resources of Africa for the socio-economic wellbeing of its people and for the stability and improvement of the environment they live in.

Wed, 11/13/2013 - 16:08

The University of Eastern Finland (UEF) one of the leading Universities in the World is offering a blended programme in Business Administration and Natural Resources Management, on the campus of CSIR-FORIG in Kumasi leading to the award of a DUAL DEGREE in Master of Science in Bio-Economy and Natural Resources Management and Executive MBA.  The programme operates the European Credit Transfer System (ECTS) and the certificates are awarded by the University of Eastern Finland (UEF).

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.