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GLF Accra 2019: Restoring Africa's Landscapes – Uniting actions from above and below
Time: 17:30 - 20:30
Venue: EXPO UNIMED, Curitiba - Brazil
All FORNESSA members present at the XXV IUFRO World Congress in Curitiba, Brazil are kindly entreated to be present at this meeting. The meeting is scheduled to start at 12:00 and end at 14:00.
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
Deadline for proposals: 1 August 2018
Congress Title: "Forest Research and Cooperation for Sustainable Development"
The IUFRO-EFI Young Scientists Initiative (YSI), launched at the IUFRO 125th Anniversary Congress, is the latest collaboration between IUFRO and the European Forest Institute (EFI).
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%.
The main objective of this study was to determine the effect of different temperatures and moisture contents on Cordia simesis seeds viability on storage.
In East Africa, lepidopteran stemborers such as Chilo partellus and Busseola fusca are major constraints to production of maize, which is the main staple food crop in the region. Cereals depend on silicon (Si)-based defences to fight off herbivores.
Timber species differ in their response to logging disturbance. Knowledge about the impacts of different logging intensities is necessary to determine levels of timber extraction compatible with species responses in order to refine management interventions.
The International Forestry Students' Association (IFSA) will be hosting the annual Northern Africa Regional Meeting (NARM) in Sunyani, Ghana, 21-26 May 2017.
The IUFRO Special Programme for Development of Capacities (SPDC) in collaboration with the Institute for Commercial Forestry Research (ICFR), South Africa, and the University of Oxford, UK, is organizing a 3-day training workshop on Systematic review in forest science, t