The 19th Commonwealth Forestry Conference is scheduled to be held at Forest Research Institute, Dehra Dun, India from 3rd to 7th April, 2017. The major theme of the conference will be: “Forests for Prosperity and Posterity”. The ICFRE and FRI will be the focal point of the conference, with support from MOEF & CC, Government of India and Commonwealth Forestry Association. The year 2017 will be a key occasion for forestry professionals, academicians and all those interested in and associated with forestry sector in the Commonwealth; they will gather and share their experiences with a view to learn and develop a vision for the future that will involve inclusive and sustainable growth and development.
9th PRWAC 2017 (9th Pacific Regional Wood Anatomy Conference), 26-29 September, 2017, Bali, Indonesia
The Pacific Regional Group of International Association of Wood Anatomist (IAWA), International Academy of Wood Science(IAWS), and the Indonesian Wood Research Society (IWoRS), invite researchers from all over the world to join in the Joint Meetings for PRWAC 2017 (The 9th Pacific Regional Wood Anatomy Conference) and IAWS Meeting 2017 which are being organized at the same time with The 9th International Symposium of Indonesian Wood Research Society to be held at Harris Hotel and Residences, Kuta, Denpasar – Bali, Indonesia, September 26 – 29, 2017.
2017 IUFRO All Division 5 (Forest Products) Conference: “Forest Sector Innovations for a Greener Future”, June 12-16, 2017, Vancouver, Canada
The 2017 IUFRO All-Division 5 (Forest Products) Conference will be held in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada from 12-16 June 2017. The Conference is organized jointly by IUFRO Division 5, the Faculty of Forestry at the University of British Columbia, FPInnovations, and the Society of Wood Science and Technology.
TEAKNET is joining hands with Teakwood Working Party of IUFRO (Division 5.06.02) to organize a Technical Session on “Teak Resources for a Sustainable Future” during the Conference.
Conference Webpage: www.iufrodiv5-2017.ca
IUFRO Regional Congress for Asia and Oceania 2016: “Forests for Sustainable Development: The Role of Research”, October 24-27, 2016, Beijing, China
Asia and Oceania encompass only about one-quarter of the world's land area, but provide home to more than one-half of the world's population. Some of the world's richest and many of its poorest countries are located in the region. The 1st IUFRO Regional Congress for Asia and Oceania 2016 aims at reaching a common understanding about the status and trends of forests and the consequent research needs towards sustainable forestry development under such changes. It also aims at generating research synergies for well-informed policy and decision making to meet the forest governance and management demands in the transition period. The title of the conference is Forests for Sustainable Development: The Role of Research.
ASIA-PACIFIC FORESTRY WEEK 2016: “Growing Our Future”!, 22-26 February 2016, Clark Freeport Zone, Pampanga, Philippines
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and its partners invite people interested in, and committed to, sustainable forest management in Asia and the Pacific to come together for Asia-Pacific Forestry Week 2016 in Clark Freeport Zone, Pampanga, Philippines, 22-26 February 2016. Asia-Pacific Forestry Week (APFW 2016) is expected to be one of the largest and most important forestry gatherings in the region in 2016.
The theme of Asia-Pacific Forestry Week 2016, Growing Our Future! is intended to encourage participants to chart new pathways that guide the development of forestry into the future.
WFC 2015- XIV Forestry Congress: “Forests and people: Investing in a Sustainable Future”, 7-15 September, 2015, Durban, South Africa
The 2015 World Forestry Congress, the first to be held in Africa, will come together under the theme, ‘Forests and People – Investing in a Sustainable Future'. The Congress, convened by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the UN and the government of South Africa, will consider how forests can be mainstreamed into global discussions on sustainable development and will facilitate the development of partnerships to address global forestry issues.
Project Formulation Workshop: “Sustainable Management and Genetic Conservation of Planted Teak Resources”, 9-11 May 2015, Guayaquil, Ecuador
The Special Programme for Development of Capacities (SPDC) of International Union of Forest Research organizations (IUFRO) in association with FAO of the United Nations and International Teak Information Network (TEAKNET) based in India jointly organized a Project Formulation Workshop on “Sustainable Management and Genetic Conservation of Planted Teak Resources” during 10-11 May 2015 in Guayaquil, Ecuador.
The 3rd World Teak Conference 2015 with the theme " Strengthening Global Teak Resources and Markets for Sustainable Development" is going to be held in Guayaquil, Ecuador during 11-16 May 2015.
“Forests, Competitiveness and Sustainable Landscapes”
The International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO) and the Agriculture Research and Higher Education Center (CATIE) will hold the Third IUFRO Latin American Congress (IUFROLAT) in San José, Costa Rica from 12 to 15 June 2013.
The 8th Pacific Regional Wood Anatomy Conference (PRWAC 2013) , combined with the Annual Meeting of the International Academy of Wood Science (IAWS-2013 ), and co-sponsored by the International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO 5.01.00), will take place in Nanjing, China, October 17-21, 2013. PRWAC is an important event organized by the International Association of Wood Anatomists (IAWA). This conference started at 1984 in Japan and has been held approximately every four years in the Philippines (1989), New Zealand (1994), Korea (1998), Indonesia (2002), Japan (2005) and Malaysia (2009).
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Alerts and News
- Myanmar might export timber products to EU
- Sustainable Management and Genetic Conservation of Teak Resources: Project Formulation Workshop: 26-27 May, Bangkok: Participation (on invitation only)
- Clarification on the Myanmar teak export ban
- GI tag for Nilambur Teak: Opportunities and Legal Paths- News report from the National Daily ‘The Hindu’
- Myanmar’s teak export ban could knock the floor out from under the yacht industry—literally
- The biggest teak tree in Asia has been discovered in Kerala, India
- European Union Timber Regulation(EUTR)
- World Teak Conference 2015