IUFRO News Vol. 42, Double Issue 6&7, July 2013
This double issue of IUFRO News presents a wrap-up of the successful 3rd IUFRO Latin American Congress (IUFROLAT III) held 12-15 June, San José, Costa Rica under the theme of "Forests, Competitiveness and Sustainable Landscapes". It also highlights events related to the Congress such as the IUFRO-SPDC pre-Congress training course on communicating forest research and the IUFRO Board meeting where, among other things, a decision to recommend Brazil as host for the 2019 IUFRO World Congress was made.
You will also find in-depth meeting reports on a variety of subjects, ranging from forest operations in mountainous terrain to European primeval beech forests, tree biotechnology issues, planted forests and agroforestry. A series of announcements including awards for scientific achievements, vacant positions, recent publications, and upcoming IUFRO and non-IUFRO meetings rounds off this extra-long edition.