Forests and Climate Change
The work of this group supports national and regional adaptation in Africa by means of an improved scientific understanding of the impacts of climate change on forests and people in Africa and the options and priorities for adaptation.
To increase the benefits that local communities derive from forest resources and thereby enhance their contribution to sustainable forest management
Goal: To develop conservation and sustainable utilization strategies for medicinal plant species within forest fringe communities of different ecological zones in Ghana.
To investigate causes, drivers and impacts of illegal chainsaw milling in Ghana to inform the multi-stakeholder policy dialogue process
To produce industrial/domestic charcoal, firewood and briquette as alternative sustainable energy
In this paper, boring, shaping and turning characteristics of eleven lesser-used species (LUS) are presented.