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SNS supports the transition to a sustainable bio-based economy – and now we do that with a new fresh call for networks within wood science and technology!   SNS wants to promote collaboration among researchers, stakeholders and communicators from the Nordic … Continue reading →
The Last Best Empty Place in America NYT - News - 22 hours ago
Public land is always under threat. We are its enemy — and its savior.
The objective of this activity is to influence policymaking in Mozambique and other miombo forest countries. The activity will support the preparation of a Forest Sector Vision and a Strategic Forest Agenda for Mozambique, which in turn will feed into the preparation of Mozambique’s National Forest Program. The resulting knowledge will be shared regionally through the Miombo Network, which this activity will also support.
This PROFOR activity aims to build the necessary evidence base and rationale for developing a regional and harmonized program on landscape restoration and sustainable management in the arid, semi-arid, and desert areas of sub-Saharan Africa, the Maghreb, and the Mashreq.
Toward a sustainable cocoa sector in Ghana ICRAF - News - 24 hours ago
A new report carried out for Fairtrade Africa by the World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) and Bioversity International concludes that monetary benefits derived from Fairtrade cocoa remain low, contributing on average an additional 2% of cocoa income for certified farmers. The post Toward a sustainable cocoa sector in Ghana appeared first on Agroforestry World .
INBAR Member state Uganda, represented by Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS), has officially joined ISO/TC 296 as a Participating member. ISO/TC 296 is a Technical Committee established under the International Standardization Organization (ISO). It works to standardise the terminology, specifications and quality requirements for bamboo and rattan products. INBAR has been involved in ISO/TC 296 since […] The post Uganda becomes a Participating Member of ISO/TC 296 appeared first on INBAR...
INBAR welcomed participants of Nanjing Tech University’s civil engineering course to find out more about bamboo construction On 5 July, INBAR co-organised a ‘Bamboo Village day’ in Beijing, as part of an international summer programme hosted by Nanjing Tech University. Students from the programme on civil engineering and architecture attended INBAR headquarters to learn about […] The post Civil engineering students visit INBAR HQ appeared first on INBAR .
Experts from regions around the world have provided valuable input into the process of finalizing a set of guidelines for the sustainable management of public production forests in tropical countries through forest concessions.
July 18, 2017 This article was written by Ken Day, Manager, Alex Fraser Research Forest On Friday afternoon July 7, 2017 I was sitting at my desk, looking at a dark sky with concern.  “Looks like a stormy sky” I thought.  Returning to my work on the computer screen I didn’t hear a dry lightning […]
A new experiment showed a simple way to save endangered chimpanzees in Uganda and slow the rate of global warming and carbon dioxide emissions.

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