XXV IUFRO World Congress - Forest Research and Cooperation for Sustainable Development
Forests and Poverty Alleviation
Poverty particularly among forest communities in Africa is a serious concern. This group contributes baseline information and indigenous knowledge on the contribution of forests to livelihood of local communities and national economies.
Promoting the consumption of forest plant foods is a sustainable way of ensuring good nutrition and food security. This study assessed traditional knowledge on and use of forest plant foods in three administrative districts of Ghana and evaluated their potentials for domestication a
Forest Scientists, Colleagues,
We are pleased to inform you that the Deadline for Abstracts for the XXV IUFRO Congress in Curitiba, Brazil, 29 September – 5 October 2019, has been extended to Thursday, 10 January, 2019!
Deadline for proposals: 1 August 2018
Congress Title: "Forest Research and Cooperation for Sustainable Development"
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"African forest-related policy and politics"
24-27 September 2018 in Yaoundé, Cameroon
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EFN’s Reforestation Grant Program focuses on supporting communities in regaining ecological integrity and enhancing human wellbeing in deforested and degraded landscapes through forest restoration.
Ce livre nous emmène au coeur des zones de forêts denses et sahéliennes de l'Afrique centrale, un écosystème précieux et essentiel à la vie quotidienne de ses habitants, représentant l'un des trois principaux ensembles boisés tropicaux de la planète.
Farm forestry has proved to be an important enterprise for small- and large-scale farmers worldwide. It has the potential of improving forest/tree cover across the globe. In Kenya, the forest cover is less than 2%.
This paper discusses the digitization of indigenous knowledge on forest foods and medicine for the effective management of Ghana’s forest resources.
The 12th Session of the United Nations Forum on Forests will be held in New York from 1-5 May 2017. The Agenda items include the following:
In Ghana, there is hardly any system of recording, documenting and preserving indigenous knowledge (IK) or information, let alone a mechanism for capturing IK to cope with dynamic world needs. An option that can be pursued is for the IK so captured to be digitised and stored for later use.
Allanblackia species are high value multipurpose indigenous fruit trees whose seeds contain edible oil that has become a foreign exchange earner for rural-based enterprises.
Draft ministerial declaration of the high-level segment of the eleventh sesssion of the United Nations Forum on Forests