Forest Products Utilisation and Trade

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.

Tue, 08/04/2015 - 12:29

Draft resolution submitted by the Chair of the United Nations Forum on Forests at its eleventh session, Noel Nelson Messone (Gabon), on the basis of informal consultations

Tue, 08/04/2015 - 12:20

TWAS is inviting young scientists from the developing world, as well as policymakers and diplomats with a science portfolio, to apply to attend a TWAS Science Diplomacy workshop on Sustainable Water Management to be held in Trieste from 30 November to 4 December, 2015.

Thu, 05/21/2015 - 17:15

IUFRO’s Special Programme for Development of Capacities (SPDC) in collaboration with the World Resources Institute is organizing a 3-day training workshop on science-policy interactions for forest and landscape restoration in conjunction with the World Forestry Congress

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.

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 14:43

The objective of the conference is to to share findings from research aimed at improving the sustainability of indigenous mahogany in Ghana’s forest estate in collaboration with industrial and community tree farmers.

Mon, 08/04/2014 - 07:07

Wood carving is one of the most lucrative industries in Kenya. It is highly associated with the tourism industry and enjoys large volume of export market worldwide.

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