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Events: 1 May 2017 - 31 May 2017

International Study Tour on ?Rehabilitation of Forest Landscapes and Degraded Land with Particular attention to Saline soils and areas prone to Wind Erosion FRWO - 3 months ago
The Rehabilitation of Forest Landscapes and Degraded Land with Particular Attention to Saline Soils and Areas Prone to Wind Erosion Project at the Forest, Range and Watershed Management Organization and the FAO in the Islamic Republic of Iran are honored to share their experiences, lessons learned and achievements on sustainable land and forest management. The Project in collaboration with technical and academic support from the FAO is holding an international consultative training workshop in both...

Starts: 1 May 2017 - Ends: 11 May 2017 - Location: Tehran, Iran

Side Event at the 12th Session of the United Nations Forum on Forests "Healthy forests for a prosperous environment: the multi-faceted aspect of forest degradation"; Harnessing the potential of community and smallholder forestry for Sustainable Developmen IUFRO - 2 months ago
From 2017-05-02 to 2017-05-02, New York, United States, IUFRO Unit(s) involved: IUFRO-WFSE The side event focuses on the significant interlinkages between community and smalholder fo-restry and the sustainable development goals (SDGs). Community and smallholder forestry al-ready make an important contribution to achieving the SDGs. This contribution can be further increased through the implementation of the SDGs that support the creation of an enabling envi-ronment for local forest-related development....

Starts: 2 May 2017 - Ends: 2 May 2017 - Location: New York, United States

Meeting of Working Party 7.02.02 Foliage, Shoot and Stem Diseases of Forest Trees IUFRO - 1 year ago
From 2017-05-07 to 2017-05-11, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada, IUFRO Unit(s) involved: 7.02.02

Starts: 7 May 2017 - Ends: 11 May 2017 - Location: Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada

Leading the way to a new European bioeconomy strategy EFI - 4 months ago
How can bioeconomy contribute to sustainable and circular economy development? What makes a successful Bioeconomy Strategy? How can we move from strategy to action? These are the questions discussed in the seminar held under the ThinkForest, a high-level science-policy discussion and information sharing forum on the future of European forest-based sector coordinated by EFI.

Starts: 10 May 2017 - Ends: 10 May 2017 - Location: Berlin, Germany

Workshop: Drone applications in sustainable natural resources management OpenForests - 4 months ago
Learn all advantages and challenges of using drones for sustainable ecosystem management, in particular forestry. The 5-day workshop will consist of a theoretical and practical part. In the theoretical part, participants will study the basics of drones and their typology. They will get familiar with different available sensors and their respective fields of application. In the practical part of the course, the participants will have the chance to learn how to plan, prepare, perform and evaluate...

Starts: 15 May 2017 - Ends: 19 May 2017 - Location: Palangka Raya, Central Kalimantan

Forest & Landscape Investment Forum FAO - 2 months ago
The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations in partnership with the Ministry of Natural Resources of Rwanda (MINIRENA), the Rwanda Development Board (RDB), the National Agricultural Export Development Board (NAEB), and Rwanda?s Green Fund (FONERWA), is delighted to convene the inaugural Forest and Landscape Investment Forum (FLIF). The Forum will be held on 16 - 17 May 2017 in Kigali, Rwanda.

Starts: 16 May 2017 - Ends: 17 May 2017 - Location: Kigali, Rwanda

International Conference on Landscape & Human Health - Forests, Parks and Green Care IUFRO - 1 year ago
From 2017-05-17 to 2017-05-19, Vienna, Austria, IUFRO Unit(s) involved: IUFRO

Starts: 17 May 2017 - Ends: 19 May 2017 - Location: Vienna, Austria

Water - Soil - Waste: 2nd Dresden Nexus Conference: Session A.4 - Water and Soil Related Ecosystem Services provided by Forests and Agroforestry Systems IUFRO - 12 months ago
From 2017-05-17 to 2017-05-19, Dresden, Germany, IUFRO Unit(s) involved: 8.01.04

Starts: 17 May 2017 - Ends: 19 May 2017 - Location: Dresden, Germany

Third Global Forum for Ecological Economics in Forestry (GFEEF 2017): "Harmonious Future for Human Wellbeing" IUFRO - 6 months ago
From 2017-05-19 to 2017-05-21, Nanchang, Jiangxi Province, China, IUFRO Unit(s) involved: 9.04.03 Ecological economics is a new and transdisciplinary discipline of Ecology and Economics. In accordance with the principles of Ecology and Economics, it studies the relationship between human beings' economic activities and natural ecological relationship by combining the ecological and economic laws. The forum lays emphasis on the harmonious progress between ecology and economy in forestry, discusses...

Starts: 19 May 2017 - Ends: 21 May 2017 - Location: Nanchang, Jiangxi Province, China

II International Conference "Forests of Russia: Policy, Industry, Science and Education IUFRO - 5 months ago
From 2017-05-24 to 2017-05-26, St. Petersburg, Russia, IUFRO Unit(s) involved: 3.00.00, 4.00.00 The conference is convened to discuss the current issues in forest science, policy, industry, and education in Russia.

Starts: 24 May 2017 - Ends: 26 May 2017 - Location: St. Petersburg, Russia

Scaling Up Private Sector Investment and Finance for Sustainable Landscapes in Southeast Asia Sustainable Landscapes - 1 month ago
On March 29, 2017, USAID Asia sponsored a regional workshop on Private Sector Investment in Climate-Smart Commodity Production in Southeast Asia. The event was organized by CEADIR and co-hosted by the Asia LEDS Partnership and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). The workshop focused on sustainable production opportunities in rice, pulp and paper, shrimp and other aquaculture, palm oil, coffee, tea, and cocoa value chains in Indonesia, Philippines, and Vietnam. It engaged...

Starts: 25 May 2017 - Ends: 25 May 2017 - Location: Online Webinar

23rd International Wood Machining Seminar (IWMS-23) IUFRO - 11 months ago
From 2017-05-28 to 2017-05-31, Ozarow Mazowiecki - Warsaw, Poland, IUFRO Unit(s) involved: 5.04.08 IWMS-23 provides a forum for leading international researchers and practicing engineers to present and discuss recent advances in wood cutting tools, processes and machinery. Practical information exchange and technical interaction among wood machining professionals are primary objectives. The topics of interest will include: primary and secondary machining processes, cutting process, tool materials...

Starts: 28 May 2017 - Ends: 31 May 2017 - Location: Ozarow Mazowiecki Warsaw, Poland

Convention, Symposium and Workshops of the International Peatland Society (IPS): Responsible Management of Peatlands IUFRO - 3 months ago
From 2017-05-28 to 2017-05-31, Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom, IUFRO Unit(s) involved: 1.01.02

Starts: 28 May 2017 - Ends: 31 May 2017 - Location: Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom

VII Workshop of the Silva Med Working Group 7 FAO - 4 months ago
Mon, 29 May 2017 - Tue, 30 May 2017, Organizer: FAO, Spain, Barcelona. VII Workshop of the Silva Med Working Group 7

Starts: 29 May 2017 - Ends: 30 May 2017 - Location: Barcelona, Spain