Forest Policy and Governance

Land tenure, forest use conflicts and benefit sharing arrangements are key issues to be addressed in African forest policy. State-of-the-art knowledge on these issues across Sub-Saharan Africa will assist in formulation and implementation of appropriate policies.

Fri, 05/15/2015 - 08:57

The XIV World Forestry Congress, hosted by the Republic of South Africa, will bring together the global forestry community to review and analyse the key issues and to share ways of addressing them.

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.

Mon, 08/04/2014 - 07:44

Improved governance of natural resources is crucial for building climate resilient livelihoods and economies in Africa’s drylands. This paper looks at why the authority and capacity of customary

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.

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 09:54

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

Wed, 11/13/2013 - 11:11

FIRST ANNOUNCEMENT AND CALL FOR ABSTRACTS
 

THEME:
 

The Contribution of Forests to Ghana’s Economic Development

OBJECTIVE

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.

Thu, 07/11/2013 - 12:41

Forests in Africa and Asia host various wildlife populations that cause varying levels of damages to forest resources. The economic damage is more severe in forest plantations meant for timber production that require huge financial outlays.