The book "Forests and Food: Addressing Hunger and Nutrition Across Sustainable Landscapes", based on the assessment report of IUFRO's Global Forest Expert Panel on Forests and Food Security will be...
Synthesis Report of WG1 Country Reports, based on contributions of many IUFRO member organizations. The present synthesis of country reports is a collection of several cases and examples showing...
IUFRO's Sustainable Forest Biomass Network Task Force sets out to explore the potentials and risks of further development of biomass – specifically biomass from forests – with special emphasis on...
Read about events ranging from the World Forestry Congress to the World Bamboo Congress and the Forest Europe conference and learn about latest publications and novelties on the IUFRO website!
IUFRO Executive Director Alexander Buck delivered a statement on behalf of IUFRO on the occasion of the FOREST EUROPE 7th Ministerial Conference, taking place in Madrid from 20 to 21 October 2015.
IUFRO is a non-profit, non-governmental international network of forest scientists, which promotes global cooperation in forest-related research and enhances the understanding of the ecological, economic and social aspects of forests and trees. IUFRO is "the" global network for forest science cooperation. It unites more than 15,000 scientists in almost 700 Member Organizations in over 110 countries, and is a member of ICSU. Scientists cooperate in IUFRO on a voluntary basis. More about IUFRO
news from members
27 November 2015 (Friday) – Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) Director General (DG), Dato’ Dr Abd Latif Mohmod received Anugerah Perdana award for the category of “Tokoh Buku Penyelidikan 2015” from the National Book Development Foundation [...]
25 November 2015 (Wednesday) – A flora expert from the Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, Dr Henk Beentje, gave a talk on ‘Aspleniaceae for the Flora of Peninsular Malaysia‘ to researchers at Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) on 23 November. Beentje [...]
calendar of events
From 2016-09-04 to 2016-09-07, Warsaw, Poland, IUFRO Unit(s) involved: 3.00.00
The main topic of FORMEC symposium highlights the challenges faced by various players in the forest engineering sector and is concentrated on the issues connected with [...]
From 2016-05-23 to 2016-05-25, Plymouth, United Kingdom, IUFRO Unit(s) involved: 4.04.04
The main purpose of the EWG-DSS 2016 International Conference on Decision Support System Technology (ICDSST 2016), with its main theme on “Decision Support [...]
10th IUFRO International Conference on Uneven-aged Silviculture: The science and art of uneven-aged silviculture
From 2016-05-30 to 2016-06-02, Little Rock, Arkansas, United States, IUFRO Unit(s) involved: 1.05.00
MSU Forestry is offering an online learning opportunity for acquiring skills and knowledge in land-based carbon management. We welcome participants from across the country and the world. The Graduate...
The School of Forest Resources and Environmental Science at Michigan Technological University invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor of Forest Biomaterials. This is a...
Cost Action MaP-FGR aims to bring together experts in forest genetic resources (FGR) to collect knowledge on FGR in Marginal and Peripheral (MaP) populations throughout Europe. Short Term Scientific...
Training School and PhD Course on "Analysis of genetic structure within and among populations with focus on marginal populations of woody species"
The training school focuses on how to analyze data on genetic structures developed as results of the interplay between local adaption (response to selection), genetic drift and gene flow. The...
Xylem, Phloem, Cortex and Periderm Characteristics for Ecological and Taxonomical Analyses With the presentation of over 400 anatomical characters of wood and bark in stems of hundreds of species,...
GFIS forest news
Loggers are bulldozing many new roads into the Congo Basin (photo by William Laurance). Africa is becoming a global epicenter of environmental conflict. A key reason: an unprecedented scheme to massively expand African roads, [...]
In this infographic , see how the world's forests are changing.
Follow the work of FAO Forestry and its partners in the most recent issue of inFO news, a regular news bulletin published by the Forestry Department of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.
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Forests and trees provide a vital source of food and nutrition to millions of people the world over. Tree-based systems are particularly critical for food security in drylands.
On 25 June the expert panel chair, Professor B Vira, will discuss findings of the report in a panel discussion on "Forests, Food and Life" in the "Breathe Austria" Pavilion of the EXPO2015 in Milan.
The IUFRO Special Project: World Forests, Society and Environment has just published its latest newsletter!
SPDC has coordinated feasibility studies of peer review processes for a validation and follow up of forest landscape restoration pledges.
3-day IUFRO-SPDC Training Workshop on Systematic Review in Forest Science.
3-day IUFRO-SPDC Training Workshop on science-policy interactions for forest and landscape restoration looked into a whole range subjects.