Capacity Building

2020-11-09

The Forest Landscape Restoration Practitioner's Guide is now available in French![more]

2020-07-22

From 12 - 16 October, 2020 the online training workshop - Systematic Evidence Evaluation on Forest Landscape Restoration - is being held by IUFRO-SPDC in collaboration with the University of Oxford, UK.  Expressions of...[more]

2020-02-14

A resource for FLR facilitators, decision makers, and practitioners that shares lessons to enhance understanding of ecological, social and economic dimensions of FLR.[more]

2019-10-21

"Implementando la restauración del paisaje forestal - una guía para practicantes" was launched at the XXV IUFRO World Congress in Curitiba, Brazil, Oct. 2019. [more]

2019-09-06

on Forest Landscape Restoration Implementation "Progress on the Ground". Venue: EXPO UNIMED, Curitiba, Brazil Date/Time: 1 October 2019, 17:30 – 20:30 Organised by: IUFRO Special Programme for Development of Capacities (SPDC)...[more]

2019-07-10

IUFRO-SPDC is organising four training workshops on scientific methods and science-society interactions prior to the XXV IUFRO World Congress in Curitiba, Brazil. Read more.....[more]

2018-11-20

in Curitiba, Brazil, 29 Sept. - 5 Oct. 2019: Application process for SAP has already been closed! Deadline was: 30 April 2019, 23:59 Hawaiian time[more]

2018-08-06

The workshop titled "Best Practices for Implementing Forest Landscape Restoration in South Asia" took place in Chilaw, Sri Lanka, from 15 through 17 August, 2018. [more]

2018-08-01

The IUFRO-EFI Young Scientists Initiative (YSI) is the latest collaboration between IUFRO and the European Forest Institute (EFI) and will offer a limited number of grants for short scientific visits in 2019.[more]

2018-02-13

Within the framework of the project “Climate Change Adaptation Potentials of Forests in Bhutan – BC-Cap” two training workshops were held in Bhutan on how to work effectively in this area. [more]

2017-09-21

The IUFRO-EFI Young Scientists Initiative (YSI) is the latest collaboration between IUFRO and the European Forest Institute (EFI) and offered 5 grants for short scientific visits starting from 2018.[more]

2017-05-18

IUFRO-SPDC, together with the German Federal Ministry of Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety (BMUB) and the US Forest Service, held a Knowledge-sharing Workshop and Ministerial-level Meeting in support...[more]

2017-03-09

Expressions of interest are invited for a 3-day training workshop on systematic review in forest science, to be held as pre-conference event in connection with the 7th Forest Science Symposium “Research Underpinning the...[more]

2017-03-09

Available for download: Case studies from around the world provide an insight into experiences and success of FLR projects.   In each case, emphasis in the descriptions is placed on the contribution of restoring...[more]

2017-02-20

IUFRO’s thematic networking strengthens collaboration among scientists and forest experts across countries and continents[more]

2016-10-25

APFNet Session at Asia-Oceania Congress with representatives from international organizations and governmental forestry research institutes.[more]

2016-10-22

A IUFRO-SPDC 3-day training workshop prior to #IUFROAO2016 in Bejing introduced participants to systematic review in forest science.[more]

2016-10-18

The First Belum Rain Forest Summit showcases conservation efforts for the Belum Temengor Rain Forest.[more]

2016-09-22

IUFRO-SPDC Workshops in Rwanda and El Salvador have provided opportunities for knowledge-sharing on Forest Landscape Restoration Implementation. [more]

2016-06-12

Workshop on Systematic Review in Forest Science - Learning from Traditional Forest Knowledge within the framework of the IUFRO Regional Congress for Asia and Oceania in Beijing, China, 21-27 October, 2016, and is providing...[more]

2015-12-17

This Occasional Paper presents the results of the EcoAdapt Project, a joint undertaking by four research and five civil society organizations from Europe and Latin America.[more]

2015-12-15

IUFRO-SPDC's Training Workshop in Selangor, Malaysia, has brought together 25 participants from 6 Asian countries. [more]

2015-12-15

The World Series Vol. 34 - Forest Landscape Restoration as a Key Component of Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation was officially presented on 6 December 2015 at the Thematic Pavilion on Nature and Climate Change of the...[more]

2015-11-24

SPDC has coordinated feasibility studies of peer review processes for a validation and follow up of forest landscape restoration pledges. [more]

2015-07-14

3-day IUFRO-SPDC Training Workshop on Systematic Review in Forest Science. [more]

2015-05-06

3-day IUFRO-SPDC Training Workshop on science-policy interactions for forest and landscape restoration looked into a whole range subjects. [more]

2014-12-17

IUFRO-SPDC Pre-Congress Training Workshops in connection with the XXIV IUFRO World Congress 2014; 29 September-3 October 2014 in Snowbird, Utah, USA; Venue: Snowbird Resort[more]

2014-09-23

During the last 2 years, ITTO and IUFRO have conducted a project on REDDES (Reducing Deforestation and Forest Degradation and Enhancing Environmental Services from Forests).[more]

2013-09-15

IUFRO-SPDC's 30th ANNIVERSARY IUFRO-SPDC has been operational for 30 years now! [more]

2013-06-15

IUFRO-SPDC has a new name and is now called "Special Programme for Development of Capacities".[more]