3.08.00 - Small-scale forestry


Small-scale Forestry International Conference 2022: Progress in Small-scale Forestry beyond the Pandemic and Global Climate Change

Okinawa, Japan; 26-31 October 2022
IUFRO Units involved: 3.08.00, 9.06.00

Topics of the conference
- Policy framework for small-scale forestry against the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Community based and municipal forestry in remote areas including small islandsand mountainous regions.
- Family and/or farm forestry practices under the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Roles and possibilities of forest owners’ cooperatives.
- Knowledge and wisdom of customary forest practices in rural areas.
- Promotion of non-timber forest products in industrialized countries.
- Policy, economic, and practical issues in carbon sequestration in small-scale and community forestry.
- Activities of small-scale sawmills and processing factories.
- Tourism and recreational use of non-industrial forests.
- New directions for forest and environmental legislationsunder the global climate change.
- Impact of forest and environmental protection laws and regulations on small-scale forestry.
- Comparative studies on forest and land related legislations in developed countries.

Important dates
November20, 2021: First announcement and call for papers
March 31, 2022: Deadline for abstract submittedof first call
May 1, 2022: Second call for papers
June 20, 2022: Deadline for abstract submittedof second call
July 31, 2022: Early bird registration closes
September 30, 2022: Registration closes
October 26-29, 2022: Conference
October 30-31, 2022: Post-conference excursion

Conference homepagehttps://www.iufro2022okinawa.org/
Call for Papershttps://www.iufro.org/fileadmin/material/science/divisions/div3/30800/okinawa22-call-for-papers.pdf


Call for Articles

New Paradigms in Forest Certification for Ensuring the Sustainability of Wood and Non-Wood Products in Developed and Developing Countries

Journal: Small-Scale Forestry
Guest EditorDr. Puneet Dwivedi, Associate Professor (Forest Sustainability), Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, University of Georgia, puneetd@uga.edu

This special issue of Small-Scale Forestry seeks to publish qualitative and quantitative articles focusing on forest certification and its impact on people, supply chain (timber and non-wood products), and ecosystem services from developed and developing countries.

Deadline: 18 December 2020
Details: https://www.springer.com/journal/11842/updates/18533366