Events

Upcoming events

2012 IUFRO All Division 5 Conference, Estoril, Lisbon, Portugal, 8-13 July 2012

This conference, organized by IUFRO Division 5 (Forest Products), in conjunction with the Technical University of Lisbon, will provide a mechanism for the exchange of knowledge and experience in forest products research at both the national and international level. Participants will discuss recent research progress, exchange information, and collaborate on research related to the conference theme of "Forest Products ". Conference Chair: Pekka Saranpää (Finland).

The second Asia-Pacific Forestry Week: "New challenges - new opportunities", Beijing, China, 7-11 November 2011

The second Asia-Pacific Forestry Week: "New challenges - new opportunities" will be held 7-11 November 2011, in Beijing, China.

International Forestry Conference “Planted Teak Forests – a Globally Emerging Forest Resource”, San Jose, Costa Rica, 31 October - 5 November 2011

An international conference on teak will be held at San Jose, Costa Rica in 31 October- 5 November 2011. The conference will be jointly organized by CATIE, FAO of the United Nations and TEAKNET.

Rediscovering wood: The key to a sustainable future, The international conference and exhibition on the art and joy of wood, Bangalore, India, 19-22 October 2011

In collaboration with the Government of India, the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO) will be holding an international conference about wood products and sustainable development. This message is to announce the first call for papers and inform people that registration for the conference is now open.

International Training Programme on "Inovations in the Management of Planted Teak Forests", Peechi, Kerala, India, 31 August- 3 September 2011

An international training programme on "Inovations in the Management of Planted Teak Forests" will be held at Peechi, Kerala, India on 31 August- 3 September 2011. The Organizers and Sponsors of the Training Programme is TEAKNET (International Teak Information Network), Kerala Forest Research Institute (KFRI), Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations and Kerala State Council for Science, Technology and Environment. The details about the workshop is available in the second announcement which can be downloaded.

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A Willingness to Work Together With Other Teak Producers in Latin America to Enhance Progress and Development of the High-Grade Hardwood Sector

OLAT invites you for the first official meeting on 30th of November 2010,  in San Jose,  Costa Rica. The meeting will be embedded in a small seminar where all people interested in the organization can participate. The OLAT assembly will be restricted to interested producers with the aim to give OLAT an official start. For more details please see http://www.olatgroup.com/en 

XXIII IUFRO World Congress, Seoul, Republic of Korea, 23-28 August 2010

The theme for the XXIII IUFRO World Congress will be "Forests for the Future: Sustaining Society and the Environment." XXIII IUFRO World Congress will be held in Seoul, Republic of Korea from 23-28 August 2010. For details visit the official web page www.iufro2010.com

Asia-Pacific Forestry Commission - 23rd Session, Thimphu, Bhutan, 8-11 June 2010

Asia-Pacific Forestry Commission - 23rd Session hold on 8- 11 June 2010 in Thimphu, Bhutan. The meeting is being organised by FAO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific, Bangkok, Thailand. For details contact patrick.durst@fao.org

International Workshop on Teak, Peechi, Kerala, 23-25 November 2009

TEAKNET held an international workshop on "Production and Marketing of Teakwood: Future Scenarios" during 23-25 November 2009. The workshop was held at the KFRI campus at Peechi, Kerala, India. The details about the workshop are available in the brochure which can be downloaded.

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XIII World Forestry Congress, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 18- 25 October 2009

The theme for the World Forestry Congress was "Forests in Development- A Vital Balance". XIII World Forestry Congress, 2009 held in Buenos Aires, Argentina from 18- 25 October 2009 was organized by the Government of Argentina in collaboration with the FAO Forestry Department. www.wfc2009.org

 

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TEAKNET Bulletin

TEAKNET brings out a quarterly electronic newsletter (TEAKNET Bulletin) through its website. It is intended for circulation among the members of TEAKNET and other stakeholders around the globe. The Bulletin welcomes short articles, research results of non-technical nature etc. from researchers, teak growers and traders for inclusion as news items. To subscribe the online TEAKNET Newsletter, enter your email below.

TEAKNET Partner Event in the 4th ICPF 2018

  

TEAKNET Partner Event in the

4th International Congress on Planted Forests

23-27 October 2018, Beijing, China

 

TEAKNET and IUFRO Teakwood Working Party (Div 5.06.02) with the support of FAO the United Nations Regional Office for Asia Pacific (FAO RAP), Bangkok successfully organised a Partner Event on Teak Mainstreaming High Quality Timber Production from Planted Teak Forests and Efforts for Conservation of Teak Genetic Resources” on the occasion of FAO’s 4th International Congress on Planted Forests 2018 at China National Convention Centre on 23 October 2018, Beijing. The Executive Director of IUFRO, Dr. Alexander Buck delivered a felicitation address and briefed about IUFRO, the world leader of global network of forest science cooperation and touched upon the teak related activities under the teakwood working party since almost a decade. 

Delegates from Asia Pacific, South America, Europe and Africa attended the session. Participants from 20 countries deliberated over a wide range of topics on various issues of teak cultivation, conservation of genetic resources, forest landscape restoration, marketing and trade. Dr. Benjamin Caldwell (FAO-Rome), Mr. Kenichi Shono (FAO RAP- Bangkok) chaired the Sessions and Dr. Tetra Yanuaridi (ITTO – Japan) lead the panel discussion that followed. 

 

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TEAKNET Directory

We are updating our TEAKNET Directory of Traders, Planters, Government Officials and Researchers in order to effectively link all the stakeholders across the globe and share information and events related to teak.

 

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