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Reports

International Seminar on "Site, Technology and Productivity of Teak Plantations", Chiang Mai, Thailand, 26-29 January 1999.

Selected papers presented at the seminar were compiled. A paper on the global situation of teak plantations and several papers highlighting teak plantation management issues in different countries like Bangladesh, Brazil, China, Costa Rica, Cote d’Ivoire, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Sri Lanka and Vietnam were included. Papers dealing with specific topics such as tree improvement, mass propagation, disease and pest management and productivity and economics were also included.

Regional Seminar on "Teak for the Future", Yangon, Myanmar, 29 May- 2 June 1995

This regional seminar on Teak held in Myanmar was the second of this kind organized by FAO, after the first jointly organized by China/ESCAP/FAO in China, March 1991. Seeing the follow-up activities after the first seminar, FAO recognized the need to examine several technical and economic issues in three major subject areas to discuss how to best guarantee the perpetuity of teak: 1) the management of natural teak forests; 2) the management of teak plantations; and 3) the trade and marketing of teak. This book consists of the proceedings of the seminar: record of discussions, thematic papers, country profiles and introduction to TEAKNET (Asia-Pacific Network on Research and Development of Teak).

Regional Seminar on "Research and Development of Teak", Guangzhou, China, 19- 27 March 1991.

Fourteen papers covering various aspects of silviculture research on teak in various Asian countries such as Bangladesh, China, India, Indonesia, Laos, Myanmar, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam, and genetic improvement works, planting techniques, storage techniques and growth pattern are included

International Teak Symposium, Thiruvanthapuram, Kerala, India, 2-4 December 1991.

The proceedings of the International Teak symposium highlight the status of teak cultivation and research. The important aspects like early history of teak planting, silviculture and management, pests, diseases and disorders, genetic improvement, soil, yield, utilisation and environmental issues are dealt with. Other general aspects such as privatisation and commercialisation of teak growing are also dealt with. Status of teak cultivation and research in India and Indonesia is highlighted.

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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. 

 

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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