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In this blog forest professionals around the world share their ideas and experiences on forest information management and sharing with the global forestry community. Besides the blog posts you can find GFIS workshop material here.
24 Aug · Tue 2010
"Managing Forest Information" at IUFRO Pre-Congress Workshop Training
This training module is aimed at presenting and demonstrating state-of-the-art internet-based systems and tools that assist in the management and dissemination of forest-related information. One main objective was to introduce the new GFIS and provide information in terms how to utilize RSS feeds for sharing and searching information.
Five presenters delivered diverse presentations regarding information management.
- Overviews of Internet based information delivery
- Global Forest Information Service (GFIS)
- Fundamentals of project management with workgroup assignments and reports
- Practical options for creating dynamic methods of syndicating information through RSS with specific information on becoming a GFIS Information provider.
- Successful methods of adopting these principles by IUFRO-SPDC member institutions(FORNIS and APAFRI)
14 Sep · Mon 2009
FORNESSA Moves Forward
Based on a meeting in Blantyre, Malawi, the Forestry Research Network of Sub-Saharan Africa (FORNESSA) moved forward on developing an online presence for information sharing of forest and tree-related research in Sub-Saharan Africa.