6.09.00 - Forest education



Two new publications!

Rekola, M., Lekah, A. U-R., Onatunji, A. & Ofosu, S., 2019. Global Outlook on Forest Education (GOFE): A Special Report: Forest Education in Africa. Rekola, M., Lekah, A. U-R., Onatunji, A. & Ofosu, S.. https://foresteducation.files.wordpress.com/2019/09/gofe_2019_africa_report.pdf

Gabay, M. & Rekola, M. 2019. Forests, peaceful and inclusive societies, reduced inequality, education, and inclusive institutions at all levels: Background study prepared for the fourteenth session of the United Nations Forum on Forests. United Nations. https://www.un.org/esa/forests/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/UNFF14-BkgdStudy-SDG4-10-16-March2019.pdf

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The main IUFRO activities related to forest education carried out under the Joint IUFRO-IFSA Task Force (JTF) on Forest education.  Please visit https://www.iufro.org/science/task-forces/forest-education/ or the Global Outlook on Forest Education blog:https://foresteducation.wordpress.com/.

Quality of education and further education play a key role for the quality of research as well as practical work in forestry. Therefore it is essential to deal with measures of raising the quality of education and with methods to evaluate the success of education and further education. This is a field for research as well as implementation. It will be covered by Research Group 6.15.00 within IUFRO Division VI, which was established after the IUFRO World Congress 1995 in Tampere, and is now Research Group 6.09.00.