Third IUFRO Latin American Congress (IUFROLAT), 12-15 June 2013, San José, Costa Rica

“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. 

 

For four days, the Congress will provide a platform for researchers and academics including their colleagues from other parts of the world, the private sector, trade unions, journalists and policy makers to exchange information and experiences on critical issues affecting trees, forest ecosystems and landscapes, and their contribution to development in Latin America. 

 

N.B. IUFRO Teakwood Working Party D5.06.02 is holding a special Teak Session during this Congress. Six percent of the planted teak forests lie in tropical America and the area under teak plantation is expanding to produce quality timber in shorter rotations of 20-30 years. Prof. Mario Tomazello Filho (Dy. Coordinator D5.06.02), University of São Paulo, Brazil will be Chairing the Session. Email: mtomazel@esalq.usp.br

 

The overall goal of the IUFROLAT Congress is to demonstrate how forest science is impacting on livelihoods, environment and sustainable development in the Latin America and Caribbean region. With the slogan "Forests, Competitiveness and Sustainable Landscapes", the Congress will highlight research that offers information on management and policy relevant to policy makers and practitioners at local, national and regional levels. The theme of the event is related with Forest and Ecosystem Services, Forest Sector Competitiveness and Governance Management.

 

For details, please log on to the website http://web.catie.ac.cr/iufrolat/IufroLat_ing.htm

Contact: iufrolat@catie.ac.cr

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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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