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Scientist Support Package

Buenos Aires, Argentina, 16-23 October 2009

IUFRO-SPDC invites forest scientists from Africa, Asia and Latin America to participate in the XIII World Forestry Congress. This support package includes a two-day Pre-Congress Training Workshop on "Working effectively at the Interface of Forest Science and Forest Policy"  

Scientists from national or sub-national institutions of forest research and higher education in developing countries with special interest in sessions of the World Forestry Congress and who have not yet participated in the IUFRO-SPDC science-policy interfacing training workshop are encouraged to apply for support. 

Please note: The application process has been closed.
To apply please send an email message to spdc(at) providing the following information:

  • Full name
  • Country
  • Institution
  • Age
  • Field of Specialisation/Research Interest
  • Brief justification why it is important to join the World Forestry Congress

The applicant will be notified about the results of the selection process during June 2009.   

The support package covers economic return air ticket to Buenos Aires, hotel accommodation and subsistence during the period 16 to 23 October 2009, as well as Congress and Workshop fees.    

More information about the Science-Policy Interfacing Training Workshop such as program and local arrangements will be available soon.