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

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


Abstract Submission

XXV IUFRO World Congress - Call for Abstracts - Deadline Extended to Thursday, 10 January, 2019!

Abstracts will be accepted until 10 January 2019, but authors are encouraged to submit abstracts as early as possible. Authors will be advised if their presentation is accepted by 28 February 2019. Early advice of abstract acceptance is possible if requested (e.g., for funding applications), but the presentation mode will not be confirmed until the end of February.


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