5.06.02 - Utilization of planted teak
New dates announced for the 4th World Teak Conference!
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In 2022, Ghana will host the 4th World Teak Conference, for the first time in Africa. This event will take place in Accra on 5-8 September 2022, and will be organized and coordinated by the International Teak Information Network (TEAKNET), India, and hosted by the Forestry Commission, Ghana.
The past three World Teak Conferences were held in Asian and Latin American countries: the first one in Costa Rica (2011), followed by Bangkok (2013) and Ecuador (2015). In Ghana teak is reported to have been introduced as early as in 1905 and constitutes 70% of all plantation species in the country. The total area of teak plantations is currently estimated at 180,000 ha of which 60% is owned by the public sector with the remaining by the private sector.
This event will be an extremely interesting and valuable conference expected to attract over 300 participants. The Conference will be a great opportunity to exchange knowledge and experiences on technological innovations and stay up to date on the emerging trends in teak management and trade. It will provide a major meeting place for worldwide researchers, students, entrepreneurs and professionals in the forestry sector to come together, share their knowledge and establish networks.
New dates announced for the XV World Forestry Congress!
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Join us in the TEAKNET Side Event at the XV WFC 2022! We will bring together global teak sector partners and other forest stakeholders to review and analyze the key challenges facing the teak sector in the post–COVID scenario and ways to address these challenges. In light of the new Congress dates, the submission platform for papers, posters, and videos will be reopened from 28 April to 30 June 2021. We look forward to receiving more inspiring work from all around the world. In addition, those interested can still submit a side event proposal for the Congress. The submission platform will be reopened from 28 April to 30 July 2021.
For further details please visit: https://wfc2021korea.org/index.html
TEAKNET Bulletin Vol 14 (1) - January 2021
This issue brings you an article on 'What Future for Teak? Challenges and Opportunities in the Post Covid-19 Era' and updates of the forthcoming 4thWorld Teak Conference in Ghana. The World Teak Conference with the theme 'Global Teak Market: Challenges and Opportunities for Emerging Markets and Developing Economies' during 23-26 August 2021 will address the most crucial issues of the global teak sector. The details of the TEAKNET Webinar series conducted as part of the TEAKNET Silver Jubilee celebrations is also included in this issue. TEAKNET is also organizing a Side Event during the XV World Forestry Congress 2021 scheduled for May 2021
Hot off the press: TEAKNET Bulletin Vol 13 (2)
The latest issue of the TEAKNET Bulletin covers, among others, the Lao Teak Forum, the Harmonized System nomenclature 2022 Edition for teak roundwood and sawnwood and the 4th World Teak Conference which will be postponed to August 2021.
Enjoy the read!