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.

Wed, 06/27/2012 - 07:30

Low Cost Timber Drying Method for Sawyers, Merchants and other users

Wed, 08/03/2011 - 08:00

Forest Products Utilisation and Trade

Mon, 03/28/2011 - 09:20

Most of the bamboo resources in Kenya comprise one indigenous species, Yushania alpina, which was formerly known as Arundinaria alpina. This species, which is commonly known as alpine bamboo, occurs naturally on the main mountains and highland ranges of Kenya and Eastern Africa.

Wed, 03/02/2011 - 17:14

Borassus aethiopum is a non-timber tree which grows in the transitional and savanna zone of Ghana and the sub-region. Its superior strength properties and level of present utilization call for its promotion for several applications in construction.

Sun, 08/29/2010 - 02:19

Trees contain considerable amount of water, often referred to as sap. When a tree is cut down and sawn into timber the wood immediately begins to lose its moisture. The process of losing moisture from green timber can be very unpredictable due to variations in air temperature and