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Forest2Market -yesterday

Brazilian Exports of Eucalyptus Logs & Chips Soar in 2018

Among Pete Stewart’s forest industry predictions for 2019, the 6th prediction highlighted the expansion of Brazil’s forest sector driven in part by increasing exports to global bioenergy and pulp markets that will result in new investment opportunities in Brazil. There are early signs that this expansion is already underway in various forest segments, and the evidence is clear in t...

Global Forest Coalition -yesterday

“Respect traditional knowledge and promote community-led conservation”, say West African groups on International Day of Forests

From 18 to 21 March 2019, 32 representatives of local community groups, women’s groups and NGOs gathered for a West African skillshare on gender-sensitive community-based forest conservation and restoration initiatives, and a strategy meeting on bioenergy developments. The event was was organised by the Global Forest Coalition, in collaboration with the Swedish Society for Nature Conservation, t...

CIFOR -3 days ago

Integrating bioenergy and food production on degraded landscapes in Indonesia for improved socioeconomic and environmental outcomes

Growing bioenergy crops on degraded and underutilized land is a promising solution to meet the requirement for energy security, food... The post Integrating bioenergy and food production on degraded landscapes in Indonesia for improved socioeconomic and environmental outcomes appeared first on Center for International Forestry Research....

What Wood -3 days ago

In St. Petersburg, the largest Congress in Russia on biofuels is held

From March 19 to March 20, 2019, in St. Petersburg is held “Biofuel Congress” is Russia’s largest international business event in the biofuel industry. More than forty speakers will make presentations at the conference. They will share their own practical experience with their colleagues. 150 delegates from Russia and 10 countries are expected to arrive […]...

Mongabay -7 days ago

Europe, in bid to phase out palm biofuel, leaves fans and foes dismayed

JAKARTA — The European Commission has officially approved a measure to phase out palm oil-based biofuel by 2030. But while the move has angered major palm oil producers, it hasn’t entirely pleased environmental activists either. The so-called delegated act marks yet another step by the European Union (EU) to curb the use of crops that […]...

timberbiz -1 week ago

Roundwood prices surge in Sweden

Sweden’s forest industries have the capability to produce high-quality, high-margin wood products in large part due to access to quality wood raw materials. Like all forest economies, the raw material supply plays a crucial role in the forest industry’s long-term success and ability to manage sustainable growth. Recent developments in the domestic raw material base show that supply risks a...

Forest Monitor -1 week ago

New biofuel plant will have only minor effects on existing forest industries and harvests in Norway

A new publication from researchers from Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU) and University of Idaho has shown that a new biofuel plant Silva Green located in Tofte will have only a minor effect on existing forest industries and harvests in Norway. The post New biofuel plant will have only minor effects on existing forest industries and harvests in Norway appeared first on Forest Monitor....

CEPI -2 weeks ago

The European forest-based value chain issues position on forest management and sustainable investments

In the context of the European Commission’s work on developing a classification system for sustainable investments, CEPI and the European organisations representing the European forest-based bioeconomy value chain have issued a joint statement on the role of forest management in the proposed taxonomy regulation. The statement notably addresses the value of sustainable and active forest manageme...

USFS -2 weeks ago

Economic analysis of forest residues supply chain options to produce enhanced-quality feedstocks

Woody biomass feedstock that is both high quality and low cost has become increasingly important for the bioenergy and bioproducts industries. Logging generates forest residues – low-quality feedstock – and additional operations that also incur additional costs, such as biomass sorting and treetops processing (BSTP),micro-chipping, and screening, which are required to improve the feedstock’...

CBD -2 weeks ago

Could bioenergy crops be worse for biodiversity than climate change?

Raising crops to turn into energy is a big part of some plans to reduce climate change. Yet those crops have their own impacts - and, depending on how they're grown, could be as bad for biodiversity as climate change itself....

ICRAF -2 weeks ago

Growing Mounds of Waste Offer African Women Unexpected Business Opportunities in the Bioenergy Sector

New technologies and smart business models could turn waste into a veritable gold mine of opportunity for African women. How waste can fast-track transition to cleaner bioenergy To explain how women are able to turn waste into opportunity,... The post Growing Mounds of Waste Offer African Women Unexpected Business Opportunities in the Bioenergy Sector appeared first on Agroforest...

CIFOR -3 weeks ago

Climate smart biofuel production offers financial benefits for local communities 

Indonesia to boost biofuels use...