Forests and Poverty Alleviation

Poverty particularly among forest communities in Africa is a serious concern. This group contributes baseline information and indigenous knowledge on the contribution of forests to livelihood of local communities and national economies.

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 - 12:22

Opuntia ficus-indica (L.) fruit pulp was analyzed for its chemical and nutritional content and the results compared with those of the same species from other parts of the world.

Tue, 06/18/2013 - 06:13

Kenya depends on fuel-wood for cooking and heating in most households. Over 80% of both rural and urban households in the country use fuel wood for cooking. These Prosopis plant species provide excellent fuel wood.

Sat, 05/18/2013 - 19:06

Wood energy provides 70% of Kenya’s national energy needs and it is expected to continue as the country’s main source of energy for the foreseeable future.

Fri, 05/03/2013 - 14:38

In Buyangu, the first people to settle there were Abaragoli and Abanyole of Vihiga
District and this was in the 19th Century. The main settlement of the Abaluya in and
around Kakamega forest appears to have occurred in the late 19th and the early 20th

Fri, 05/03/2013 - 14:07

Abstract
Kenya generates about 1.6 million tones of sugarcane bagasse which has enormous
potential for exploitation in modern commercial applications. Due to rising fossil
fuel prices, availability in large quantity and rapidly growing interest in bio-energy

Fri, 05/03/2013 - 11:24

In partnership with Xinjiang Institute of Ecology and Geography, Chinese Academy of Science, the Independent Institute of Lay Adventists of Kigali (INILAK) organizes the 1st Conference on Environment, Energy and Development (ICEED 2013) which will take place in Kigali, Rwanda, on 7-8 August , 201