Membership of TEAKNET is open to individuals and institutions engaged/ interested in any aspect of teak. Members are entitled to present their requirements with respect to any information they need regarding teak, to the Secretariat. The secretariat maintains a Teak Information Centre wherein available literature on teak is stored. The information requested will be supplied to the extent available. Such information may include not only scientific information but also that of interest to traders like availability and price of teakwood, plantations or products from teakwood. Additionally, it is planned to develop an international database on global teak resources which will be hosted in the website and will also form the basis of many scientific studies later. Members will also be eligible to communicate their felt needs with regard to any issue or problem which TEAKNET could possibly handle.



  • Free access to information/ reports/ articles/ directory/ price trends of teak logs in auctions etc. useful to teak growers, traders, researchers and policy makers from TEAKNET website.
  • Invitations to periodical national and international meetings/ workshops/ conferences etc. and limited travel support to selected participants.
  • Professional assistance in teak related problems such as in the selection of superior planting stock, cultivation, wood quality assessment, addressing pests and diseases etc.

Membership Fee

Type of Membership                Membership Fee (US$)            
        Annual      Lifetime
Individual             30                 400         
Institutional/Organization  250         4000         


Being a Teaknet Member, you will be allotted a Membership number for login to the TEAKNET website.


Become A Member

Download the Application Form to become a member of Teaknet. Membership applications should be sent to the TEAKNET Secretariat by email, fax or mail.


Contact Us

Do you want to have more details? For more information, contact us at


TEAKNET Secretariat

Kerala Forest Research Institute

Peechi-680653, Kerala, India

Phone: +91-487-2690396/ 2690283

Fax:  +91-487-2690391

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. 


Download Presentations of the Partner Event


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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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