II) Training Workshops

 

Training Workshops

In its aim to strengthen research institutions and scientists in economically disadvantaged countries in their ability to generate and deliver high quality scientific information, IUFRO-SPDC offers training workshops on scientific methods, research management, science communication and science-policy/society interactions.


Latest Training Workshops held

Following the model of the successfully held training workshop on Systematic Evidence Evaluation on Forest Landscape Restoration another workshop on this important subject was held from 22 to 26 March, 2021.

The IUFRO Special Programme for Development of Capacities (IUFRO-SPDC) in collaboration with the University of Oxford, United Kingdom, organized a one-week online training workshop on systematic evidence evaluation addressing the broad theme of “Forest Landscape Restoration”.

The workshop was again directed at  early and mid-career scientists from economically disadvantaged countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America working on research issues related to FLR.


IUFRO-SPDC in collaboration with the University of Oxford, UK, held its first online training workshop - Systematic Evidence Evaluation on Forest Landscape Restoration - from 12 to 16 October, 2020. The workshop was directed at  early and mid-career scientists from economically disadvantaged countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America working on research issues related to FLR.

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IUFRO-SPDC's Training Workshops in the Recent Years:

In 2019:

Pre-Congress Training Workshops

within the framework of IUFRO's XXV World Congress taking place in Curitiba, Brazil
26-28 September 2019: Training Workshops
29 Sept. -05 Oct. 2019: World Congress

In the week prior to the XXV IUFRO World Congress four TRAINING WORKSHOPS on
(I) Forest Research Methods;
(II) Systematic Reviews in Forest Science;
(III) Implementing Forest Landscape Restoration in Africa and Asia; and
(IV) Implementing Forest Landscape Restoration in Latin America (in Spanish)

were taking place in parallel sessions. Workshops I, II and III were in English while Workshop IV was conducted in Spanish. Each workshop was led by a senior scientist from the IUFRO network specialised in the respective workshop theme. One or more resource persons contributed their expertise on specific topics and case studies from various regions in the world. More ...

 

In 2017:

  • Pre-Congress Training Workshops at IUFRO’s 125th Anniversary Congress held in Freiburg, Germany, 16-18 September 2017 
     
    • Communicating Forest Science: Making Science Work for Policy and Management, on communication tools and approaches for forest scientists to promote and disseminate their research results to society, including policy makers and practitioners.
       
    • Science-Society Interactions in Support of Forest Landscape Restoration, about ways and means of transforming scientific knowledge into useful information for policy and management decisions on the ground in order to contribute to effective forest and landscape restoration.
       

In 2016:

  • Expert Workshop on Ecosystem Services and Natural Hazards of Mountain Forests in Central Asia; Baktuu-Dolonotu, Kyrgyzstan; 18-21 July 2016

In 2015: