forests and people https://www.fornis.net/taxonomy/term/725?content=All en XIV World Forestry Congress https://www.fornis.net/node/587 <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">XIV World Forestry Congress</span> <strong>Date: </strong> <span class="event-dates"> Mon, 2015-09-07 - Fri, 2015-09-11 <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/user/3" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">sbritwum</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Fri, 05/15/2015 - 08:57</span> <div class="field field--name-field-loc field--type-string-long field--label-inline"> <div class="field__label">Location</div> <div class="field__item">Durban, South Africa</div> </div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p> The XIV World Forestry Congress, hosted by the Republic of South Africa, will bring together the global forestry community to review and analyse the key issues and to share ways of addressing them. </p> <p> The Congress – the first to be held in Africa - is inclusive of people from all countries, regions and sectors, whether they belong to a government organization, NGO, private company, scientific or professional body, a forestry society, or simply have a personal interest in attending. The broad participation and inclusive discussion on forestry issues will facilitate their mainstreaming in global agendas on sustainable development as well as building new partnerships. </p> <p> The Congress programme will be professionally and culturally rewarding, with a variety of sessions, events and dialogue, to ensure that all participants are engaged in defining a vision and strategies for the sustainable future of forests and forestry. </p> </div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-contactinfo field--type-text-long field--label-above"> <div class="field__label">Contact info</div> <div class="field__item"><p> <a href="mailto:WFC-XIV-Info@fao.org">WFC-XIV-Info@fao.org</a></p> </div> </div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-wwwurl field--type-text-long field--label-above"> <div class="field__label">Website</div> <div class="field__item"><p><a href="http://webapps.daff.gov.za/wfc2015/">http://webapps.daff.gov.za/wfc2015/</a></p> </div> </div> <a href="/taxonomy/term/6" hreflang="en">Forest Policy and Governance</a> / <a href="/taxonomy/term/8" hreflang="en">Forest Products Utilisation and Trade</a> / <a href="/taxonomy/term/5" hreflang="en">Forests and Climate Change</a> / <a href="/taxonomy/term/7" hreflang="en">Forests and Poverty Alleviation</a> / <a href="/taxonomy/term/9" hreflang="en">Other Information</a> <a href="/taxonomy/term/730" hreflang="en">World Forestry Congress</a> / <a href="/taxonomy/term/725" hreflang="en">forests and people</a> / <a href="/taxonomy/term/731" hreflang="en">foood security</a> / <a href="/taxonomy/term/732" hreflang="en">sustainable trade</a> Fri, 15 May 2015 08:57:39 +0000 sbritwum 587 at https://www.fornis.net Invitation to contribute a 3-page article to the June 2015 edition of Nature & Faune Journal https://www.fornis.net/node/582 <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Invitation to contribute a 3-page article to the June 2015 edition of Nature &amp; Faune Journal</span> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p> Nature &amp; Faune Journal is currently accepting manuscripts for publication in its June 2015 edition under the general theme <strong>"Forests and People: Investing in Africa’s Sustainable Future ".</strong> The Editorial Board is thus inviting Academic and Research Institutions and Development Partners to contribute brief articles (1500 words or 3 pages).</p> <p> Nature &amp; Faune is a peer-reviewed open access international bilingual (English and French) publication of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization’s Regional Office for Africa. The aim of this flagship publication is to disseminate information (scientific and technical knowledge) and to promote the exchange of experiences on food security, forestry, wildlife, protected area management and the sustainable use and conservation of natural resources in Africa.  Current and past issues are on our website:   <strong><a href="http://www.fao.org/africa/resources/nature-faune/en/">http://www.fao.org/africa/resources/nature-faune/en/</a></strong></p> <p> We are looking for articles that explore one or more sub-themes including:  </p> <ul> <li> Forests for socio-economic development and food security </li> <li> Building resilience with forests </li> <li> Integrating forests and other land uses </li> <li> Encouraging product innovation and sustainable trade </li> <li> Monitoring forests for better decision-making </li> <li> Improving governance by building capacity toward sustainable forest management </li> <li>   </li> </ul> <p> Cognizant of the main areas of research &amp; branches of learning in many research and academic institutions in Africa which include management of natural resources (forests, wildlife, water, land) and related fields, we are  optimistic that they will be interested in contributing articles to the upcoming edition. Co-authored articles are also of interest. The call for papers in English and French are attached. </p> </div> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/user/3" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">sbritwum</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Tue, 02/03/2015 - 09:04</span> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-contactinfo field--type-text-long field--label-above"> <div class="field__label">Contact info</div> <div class="field__item"><p>Nature &amp; Faune Journal<br /> RAFT Natural resources – Fisheries – Forestry<br /> Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)</p> <p>FAO Regional Office for Africa<br /> P.O. Box GP 1628, Accra, Ghana</p> <p>Email: <a href="mailto:nature-faune@fao.org">nature-faune@fao.org</a><br /> Email: <a href="mailto:Ada.Ndesoatanga@fao.org">Ada.Ndesoatanga@fao.org</a></p> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-upload field--type-file field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="field__item"><table data-striping="1"> <thead> <tr> <th>Attachment</th> <th>Size</th> </tr> </thead> <tbody> <tr class="odd"> <td> <span class="file file--mime-application-msword file--x-office-document"> <a href="https://www.fornis.net/sites/default/files/documents/Call%20for%20articles%20-%20Forests%20and%20People%2C%20%20Investing%20in%20%20%20%20Africau2019s%20Sustainable%20Future%20-%20-%20.doc" type="application/msword; length=61440">Call for articles - Forests and People, Investing in Africau2019s Sustainable Future - - .doc</a></span> </td> <td>60 KB</td> </tr> <tr class="even"> <td> <span class="file file--mime-application-msword file--x-office-document"> <a href="https://www.fornis.net/sites/default/files/documents/Appel%20u00E0%20soumissions%20-%20%20Les%20foru00EAts%20et%20les%20%20%20%20populations%20-%20investir%20dans%20un%20avenir%20durable%20pour%20lu2019Afrique%20%20%20-%20%20.doc" type="application/msword; length=64000">Appel u00E0 soumissions - Les foru00EAts et les populations - investir dans un avenir durable pour lu2019Afrique - .doc</a></span> </td> <td>62.5 KB</td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-nsource field--type-string-long field--label-above"> <div class="field__label">News source</div> <div class="field__item">Mrs. Ada Ndeso-Atanga</div> </div> <a href="/taxonomy/term/6" hreflang="en">Forest Policy and Governance</a> / <a href="/taxonomy/term/8" hreflang="en">Forest Products Utilisation and Trade</a> / <a href="/taxonomy/term/5" hreflang="en">Forests and Climate Change</a> / <a href="/taxonomy/term/7" hreflang="en">Forests and Poverty Alleviation</a> / <a href="/taxonomy/term/9" hreflang="en">Other Information</a> <a href="/taxonomy/term/258" hreflang="en">africa</a> / <a href="/taxonomy/term/725" hreflang="en">forests and people</a> / <a href="/taxonomy/term/723" hreflang="en">publications</a> / <a href="/taxonomy/term/721" hreflang="en">nature and faune</a> / <a href="/taxonomy/term/722" hreflang="en">articles</a> Tue, 03 Feb 2015 09:04:11 +0000 sbritwum 582 at https://www.fornis.net