Sign up to receive updates:      

SEARCH


How to search

Collaborative community of 350+
partners promoting forest information

Collaborative community of 350+ partners promoting forest information

TOPIC

Bio-economy


FAO -3 weeks ago

Action urged to promote wood as a sustainable construction material

Increasing the use of wood in building sustainable housing can help combat climate change and support the global transition towards a sustainable and circular bioeconomy, a webinar heard last week....

CBD -1 month ago

Food systems and the bioeconomy

The COVID-19 pandemic has sharpened our focus on food-whether it be due to concerns relating to supply chain integrity, the viability of rural communities, or a rediscovery of home-cooking during lock-down....

IUFRO -2 months ago

Webinar Series "Unlocking the Bioeconomy for Nontimber Forest Products": Towards a Himalayan Bioeconomy

From 2021-12-17 to 2021-12-17, , online, IUFRO Unit(s) involved: T44...

IUFRO -2 months ago

Webinar Series "Unlocking the Bioeconomy for Nontimber Forest Products": Comparing the Potential of Non-Wood Forest Products in Six European Regions

From 2021-10-20 to 2021-10-20, , online, IUFRO Unit(s) involved: T44 Forest management often does not give full attention towards the management of non-timber forest products because timber production is the main ecosystem service provided. In this presentation the future potential of NWFPs for diversifying the forest bioeconomy in different European regions is investigated. The results of several...

IUFRO -2 months ago

Webinar Series "Unlocking the Bioeconomy for Nontimber Forest Products": Stone Pine Cultivation and the Emerging Bioeconomy in Chile

From 2021-09-30 to 2021-09-30, , online, IUFRO Unit(s) involved: T44 Pinus pinea is a Mediterranean species whose edible seeds are highly valued and demanded worldwide. The cones are harvested mainly from natural forests, and the pine nuts are considered NTFPs. Cropping of this species generates income from cone or pine nut sales, creates jobs, and provides multiple social and environmental benefi...

timberbiz -2 months ago

New Forests CEO to address National Forest Industries Symposium

New Forests CEO Dr David Brand will address the National Forest Industries Symposium next week, discussing links between climate policy and a strong production forest industry. Dr Brand present will be one of the speakers at the virtual event on Wednesday 1 September. Source: Timberbiz Dr Brand leads New Forests, one of Australia’s leading forestry investment management companies. His presentati...

IUFRO -2 months ago

Webinar Series "Unlocking the Bioeconomy for Nontimer Forest Products" - Webinar 1

From 2021-08-31 to 2021-08-31, , United States, IUFRO Unit(s) involved: T44...

timberbiz -2 months ago

Fully recyclable wood fibre foam enters customer testing phase

In 2020, Stora Enso announced its investment in a pilot plant for producing Papira. The company is now advancing with a pilot to test and validate the material with customers. Source: Timberbiz Papira is a lightweight wood fibre-based cellulose foam material for protective and cushioning material in packaging. This novel, sustainable foam material has been designed to be fully natural and the tech...

timberbiz -2 months ago

New Forests announces new appointments

New Forests, the global forestry investment manager, has announced two key appointments in sustainability and communications and the formation of the company’s new Impact & Advocacy business unit. Source: Timberbiz Jo Saleeba joins as Head of Sustainability, bringing her extensive experience in sustainability and working with asset owners on responsible investment and climate change. Ms Sale...

timberbiz -2 months ago

New Forests new business unit and appointments

New Forests, the global forestry investment manager, has announced two key appointments in sustainability and communications and the formation of the company’s new Impact & Advocacy business unit. Source: Timberbiz Jo Saleeba joins as Head of Sustainability, bringing her extensive experience in sustainability and working with asset owners on responsible investment and climate change. Ms Sale...

EFETAC -3 months ago

Shifting to a Bioeconomy

Forests and trees have always been crucial to people’s food security, nutrition, and culinary cultural identity. With a steadily growing world population, one of the most significant challenges of the 21st century will be increasing food production while maintaining worldwide forest health and biodiversity. “I have come to realize that we, forest management experts, don’t […]...

Site Powered By SA Partners