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IUFRO Announcements

2015-05-06

Fighting global hunger is high on the global political agenda and, evidence indicates that conventional agricultural strategies fall short of eliminating global hunger. A new report is now...

2015-03-26

How can we best understand the complex linkages between air pollution and climate change? How can we best understand how forests affect – and are affected by – climate?

2015-03-25

In its IUFRO-Japan News No. 114, the IUFRO-Japan Committee looks at the IUFRO World Congress themes since 1981 and asks what Japanese scientists can contribute to the themes of the new IUFRO...

2015-01-07

"Shifting global development discourses: Implications for forests and livelihoods"

2015-01-07

"Shifting global development discourses: Implications for forests and livelihoods"


Other Announcements


General

2015-05-04

An innovative interagency partnership on forests, comprising 14 international organizations, institutions and secretariats with substantial programmes on forests.

2015-02-25

The Global Trees Campaign (GTC) is pleased to announce the publication of a series of practical guidance briefs for threatened tree conservation. Aimed at non-specialists, the guidance aims to...

2015-01-07

JFFIU is an international journal, regularly published since 1951 by Istanbul University, Faculty of Forestry, a long-standing IUFRO member organization.

2014-12-09

Kevin O'Hara. 240 pages | 246x189mm. 978-0-19-870307-5 | Paperback | 28 August 2014 This book presents the latest scientific and management information on multiaged silviculture, an emerging...

2014-11-25

More than 9 000 children from 22 EU Member States entered their drawings in a competition entitled: 'What is the forest for me?', organised by the Directorate-General for Agriculture and Rural...


UNECE

2014-08-20

New interactive database on indicators of sustainable forest management in Europe at http://w3.unece.org/pxweb/Dialog/.


UNEP

2014-08-20

A report by the International Resource Panel (IRP) and the UN REDD Programme, outlines how integrating REDD+ programmes into a Green Economy approach can conserve and even boost the economic and...


FAO

2014-11-04

New publication by FAO. Download from: http://bit.ly/1hcLTCy

2014-11-04

A new issue of the FAO Forestry Policy and Institutions Working Papers series, has been been published. This series reports on issues in the work programme of FAO.The purpose of these working papers...

2014-08-20

The latest issue of the Forest Information Billboard is out!! The Forest Information Billboard a cooperation the Global Forest Information Service (GFIS) and the UNECE/FAO Forestry and Timber...

2014-08-14

INFOSYLVA is an information service of news clippings provided by the FAO Forestry Information Centre with news on forests and forestry issues in English, French and Spanish. The articles are in...


CBD

2014-10-22

Find the basic facts about biodiversity in The Youth Guide on Biodiversity: http://www.fao.org/docrep/017/i3157e/i3157e00.htm The promotional video outlining the goals of the United Nations Decade...

2014-08-20

The Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) has partnered with ECOLEX, the Gateway to Environmental Law, to provide readily accessible information on biodiversity-related laws and policies. ECOLEX...


Publications

2015-05-13

'Communicating Forest Science' manual now available online: to make it a little easier to communicate forest science findings clearly and understandably to a broader audience.

2015-05-06

Fighting global hunger is high on the global political agenda and, evidence indicates that conventional agricultural strategies fall short of eliminating global hunger. A new report is now...

2015-05-06

The most recent GFEP global assessment report on "Forests, Trees and Landscapes for Food Security and Nutrition" officially launched at UNFF11 in New York, on 6 May 2015.

2015-04-29

Read about the possible renaissance of coppicing as a forest management system, learn about the chances of the emerging bio-economy for the forest sector, and get updated on upcoming meetings and...

2015-04-29

From 9-11 April 2015, the "International Conference on Coppice Forests: Past Present and Future" took place at Mendel University in Brno, Czech Republic. The purpose of the meeting was to assess...


Non-IUFRO Publications

2015-05-04

An innovative interagency partnership on forests, comprising 14 international organizations, institutions and secretariats with substantial programmes on forests.

2015-04-09

In the first year after its launch, the journal has published 29 manuscripts.

2015-03-12

Forest genetics is often perceived as a complex and difficult subject. Tertiary education curricula tend to cover the topic superficially, or not at all. Despite rapid advances in research tools...

2015-02-11

The RIABM (Ibero-American Model Forest Network) links 29 territories and 15 member countries where participatory landscape management initiatives are being conducted. The network is a voluntary...


Position Announcements

2015-05-18

The Faculty of Forestry at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver BC (Canada) has an opening for a Research Associate with training and expertise in genomic-enabled tree breeding....

2015-05-12

The Department of Soil and Water Conservation, National Chung Hsing University, is inviting applications for an Assistant Professorship in the Department of Soil and Water Conservation, National...

2015-05-12

Environment and Biodiversity Experts are sought for an anticipated US Agency for International Development (USAID) Environment and Biodiversity Project in Madagascar. This five year project will...

2015-05-11

The Department of Forestry at National Chung Hsing University is seeking to appoint a full-time Assistant Professor or above in Forest Management or Forest Biology from February 1, 2016. The...

2015-05-11

The Department of Forest Resources Management in the Faculty of Forestry at the University of British Columbia (UBC), Vancouver, Canada invites applications from outstanding individuals for a...



IUFRO Meetings

2015-02-23

Date: 17-24 June 2018Organizers: IUFRO Division 2 - Physiology and GeneticsLocation: Prague, Czech Republic

2015-02-23

Date: 19-23 September 2017Organizers: IUFROLocation: Freiburg, Germany

2014-10-20

Date: 2017Organizers: IUFRO Division 5 - Forest ProductsLocation: Vancouver, Canada

2014-09-23

Date: autumn (October?) 2016 (tentative)Location: Asia

2014-08-20

Global change and forest health - climate change, biological invasions, air pollution, forest pathology, forest entomology, and their interactions Date: 25-29 April 2016Organizers: IUFRO Division 7...


Other Meetings/Events

2015-03-19

The International Wildland Fire Conference provides an arena for all stakeholders to share knowledge and experience of fire management methodology pertaining to conservation and sustainable use of...

2015-03-02

Celebrating the 10th anniversary of the Hühnerwasser catchment in September 2015 the Symposium "Observing ecosystem transition – 10 years Hühnerwasser / Chicken Creek catchment" will present...

2015-03-02

The deadline for submission of events has been extended to 13 March 2015!

2015-01-22

Date: 24-26 September 2015Organizers: Several Ministries of the People's Republic of ChinaLocation: Xi’an, China Details at: http://www.bitcongress.com/wcbe2015/default.asp

2015-01-08

Date: 16–17 June 2015Location: Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University, Boston, MA, USAOrganizers: New Phytologist Trust Details at: http://newphytologist.org/symposiumpages/index/12


University Courses, Summer Schools and Webinars

2015-04-09

For practitioners, business leaders, researchers and PhD fellows we are organising a special Summerschool on "Governing landscape restoration: governance, restoration, privatisation". Anchor teachers...

2015-02-11

The program is devoted to understanding and analyzing the most important and consequential environmental concern of the 21st century; namely, the ecological consequences of Global Change, especially...

2015-01-12

This summer school will introduce participants to important ILUS (e.g., agroforestry systems) by analysing their ecological, social and economic dimensions, management options and the historical...



Fellowships/Scholarships/Research Funding

2015-05-05

Natural disturbances are expected to increase in frequency, severity, and extent due to global climate change. Quantifying the impact of disturbance regimes on forest resources is necessary for...

2015-02-26

The award-winning WFI Fellowship program brings professionals in natural resources to conduct a practical research project at the World Forestry Center.  In addition to projects, Fellows...

2014-09-04

The MSc European Forestry is a top class taught masters programme in the field of forest sciences. The quality of the programme was acknowledged by the European Commission in 2004 when MSc European...

2014-09-04

The NSERC-CREATE funded initiative TerreWEB (Terrestrial Research on Ecosystem & World-wide Education & Broadcast), at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, has funding ...

2014-09-04

Bioversity International established the Abdou-Salam Ouédraogo Fellowship for research on conservation and use of forest genetic resources in sub-Saharan Africa  to honour the memory and...


Fellowship Programs

2014-09-04

Bioversity International established the Abdou-Salam Ouédraogo Fellowship for research on conservation and use of forest genetic resources in sub-Saharan Africa  to honour the memory and...

2014-09-04

The HHH Fellowship Program provides a year of professional enrichment in the United States for experienced professionals from designated countries throughout the world. Fellows are selected based on...


Awards


IUFRO Awards

2014-09-15

Scientific Achievement Award (SAA) - More infoOutstanding Doctoral Research Award (ODRA) - More infoIUFRO Student Award for Excellence in Forest Sciences (ISA) - More infoFurthermore, the Congress...


Non-IUFRO Awards

2015-04-16

The CPF launched the first Wangari Maathai Award in 2012 to honour and commemorate the impact of this extraordinary woman who championed forest issues around the world. In 2015, the CPF will award...

2014-09-04

In 1992, the year of the Earth Summit, the Asahi Glass Foundation established the Blue Planet Prize, an award presented to individuals or organizations worldwide in recognition of outstanding...

2014-09-02

The Prince of Asturias Awards are intended to reward scientific, technical, cultural, social and humanitarian work carried out at an international level by individuals, institutions or groups of...

2014-09-02

The Award provides a grant and placement in order to give work experience to young foresters.  Additional information at: http://www.cfa-international.org/youth/yfa.php

2014-09-02

Magnus Berggren, Professor of organic electronics at Linköping University, Sweden, is the winner of the 2014 Marcus Wallenberg Prize, for his ground-breaking work on electronic paper.