Forests and Climate Change
The work of this group supports national and regional adaptation in Africa by means of an improved scientific understanding of the impacts of climate change on forests and people in Africa and the options and priorities for adaptation.
During the FORNESSA Networking Meeting in Malawi in 2009 the Forests and Climate Change Group discussed common on-going country research activities related to climate change in the sub-region and identified gaps that exist in climate change research
The study was carried out to determine the anatomical properties of Afina ( Strombosia glaucescens) to assist in the understanding of its physical properties.
Forestry Research Institute of Ghana (FORIG) was awarded a research grant by the International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO) to look at the possibilities of introducing some Lesser-Used Timber Species of Ghana to take care of the dwindling primary species.