IUFRO World Congress 2019, Curitiba, Brazil, 29 September -5 October 2019

The XXV IUFRO World Congress will be held in Brazil in the city of Curitiba, Paraná State. The IUFRO World Congress is held at 5 year intervals, well attended by more than 2,000 participants. It brings together scientists and stakeholders from all parts of the world to discuss scientific and technical issues related to priority areas of forest research, policy and management. The host institutions are the Brazilian Forest Service (SFB) and the Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation (Embrapa). It is important to highlight the support of governmental institutions, universities, research institutions and private companies, as well as local tourism entities and Embratur. It will be the first time that it will take place in Latin America. Therefore, it is a unique opportunity for researchers from this region to show how forestry research is important in promoting sustainable development.

 

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On the occasion of the IUFRO World Congress to be held in Curitiba, Brasil during 29 Sept- 5 Oct 2019, IUFRO Teakwood Working Party (Div 5.06.02) is organizing a Session on Teak under the Theme “Forests and Forest Products for a Greener Future”. The session is organized in cooperation with International Teak Information Network (TEAKNET).

 

Those who wish to Submit their Abstract in our Session kindly choose the following

Session       : Forests and Forest Products for a Greener Future

Sub Session: C2C: Towards Sustainable Development of the Teak Sector in a Changing World

 

The deadline for Abstract submission is 31 December 2018. 

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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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