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Elsevier -1 week ago

Tamm Review: Re-imagining forestry and wood business: pathways to rural development, poverty alleviation and climate change mitigation in the tropics

Publication date: 15 September 2019Source: Forest Ecology and Management, Volume 448Author(s): E.K. Sadanandan NambiarAbstractMillions of people are dependent on tropical forests for livelihood. However, their dependence on meagre incomes from nontimber forest products (NTFPs) and payment for ecosystem services (PES) are leading to continuing poverty. It is doubtful if the program, Reduced Emissio...

RELADEFA -2 weeks ago

PROPUESTA DE GESTION INSTITUCIONAL PARA EL OSINFOR - Leigh

                       PROPUESTA DE GESTIÓN INSTITUCIONAL PARA EL OSINFORPor: John Leigh Vetter[1]INTRODUCCIÓN El Perú es un país megadiverso, posee 84 de las 117 zonas de vida del mundo y de la superficie total del país (128.5 millones de ha.), 73 millones de ha. se encuentran cubiertas de bosques, lo que representa el 57%. Del...

timberbiz -3 weeks ago

Sustainable Green Ecosystem Council forum in Japan

More than 150 delegates from across the Asia-Pacific region met at the 2019 SGEC (Sustainable Green Ecosystem Council)/PEFC International Forest Certification Forum in Japan which was held in Tokyo on 24 June 2019. Source: Timberbiz The forum commemorated the 20th anniversary of PEFC and celebrated the enduring role of forest certification in improving the social and environmental conditions...

timberbiz -3 weeks ago

Hikurangi Forest Farms renamed Aratu Forests after acquisition

New Forests has finalised the acquisition of Hikurangi Forest Farms (HFF), based in Gisborne, New Zealand, on behalf of its investment clients. HFF is one of the largest forestry estates in the Gisborne region and includes around 25,000 hectares of radiata pine plantation on 35,000 hectares of freehold, forest rights, and leasehold land. Source: Timberbiz Significant investment has been carried ou...

timberbiz -3 weeks ago

Asia-Pacific Forestry Week – certification leads to empowerment

Empowering communities, managing landscapes and lifting millions from poverty are among key benefits underpinning PEFC forest certification. Speaking at the Asia-Pacific Forestry Week (APFW2019) in South Korea, PEFC International CEO, Ben Gunneberg challenged participants to celebrate the values underpinned by PEFC forest certification. Source: Timberbiz “These are the direct, known benef...

timberbiz -3 weeks ago

Sydney Metro achieves PEFC and Responsible Wood certification

Australia’s largest infrastructure project, the Sydney Metro, has successfully achieved project certification according to Australia’s largest forest certification scheme, Responsible Wood.  Source: Timberbiz “This is the largest project of its type in Australia, and to our knowledge, it is the first project of its type anywhere in the southern hemisphere to achieve both project...

ITTO -4 weeks ago

Sistemas de datos: la clave del comercio maderero responsable según expertos de la APFW

Los países de la región de Asia y el Pacífico deben garantizar que cuentan con sistemas robustos dotados de suficientes recursos para fortalecer la recopilación, el intercambio y el análisis de datos sobre productos forestales maderables y no maderables, según los panelistas y participantes de una serie de eventos codirigidos por la OIMT durante la Semana ...

RELADEFA -4 weeks ago

TRAZABILIDAD DE LA MADERA - Huamán

TRAZABILIDAD DE LA MADERA: APUNTES PARA LA DISCUSIÓNPor: Victor Hugo Huamán Tarmeño*(Junio de 2019)            Sumario: i) Introducción, ii) La trazabilidad en la legislación nacional, iii) Instrumentos previstos para la trazabilidad, iv) Conclusiones y tareas pendientesI.            ...

timberbiz -4 weeks ago

FSC launches comprehensive Canandian standard

After six years of rigorous consultation with industry, environment, and social stakeholders and indigenous groups the Forest Stewardship Council has launched a comprehensive new standard for responsible forest management in Canada. Source: Timberbiz The new standard targets the most pressing issues threatening Canadian forests today, including the woodland caribou crisis; the rights of indigenous...

timberbiz -1 month ago

Marketing wood to architects, designer and landscapers

Responsible Wood has partnered with The Arc Agency, a marketing specialist in the architectural, interiors and landscape design industry to connect architects and design professionals with Responsible Wood and PEFC certification. The new relationship will see Responsible Wood present the case for forest certification to leading architectural practices throughout Australia. Source: Timberbiz ...

Elsevier -1 month ago

Re-imagining forestry and wood business: Pathways to rural development, poverty alleviation and climate change mitigation in the tropics

Publication date: 15 September 2019Source: Forest Ecology and Management, Volume 448Author(s): E.K. Sadanandan NambiarAbstractMillions of people are dependent on tropical forests for livelihood. However, their dependence on meagre incomes from nontimber forest products (NTFPs) and payment for ecosystem services (PES) are leading to continuing poverty. It is doubtful if the program, Reduced Emissio...

timberbiz -1 month ago

Thailand achieves PEFC endorsement

Thailand has become the latest country to achieve PEFC endorsement of its national forest certification system. The newly endorsed system will allow Thai forest owners and managers to demonstrate their sustainable forest management practices in line with global standards and requirements. Source: Lesprom “This is a giant leap for forestry in Thailand,” Mr Sakchai Unjittikul, Chairman of T...