TEAKNET - Online Teak Resources and News

To promote interactions and share wealth of information among the stakeholders of teak wood sector, Teaknet of Asia Pacific Region was established in 1995 with the support of FAO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific. Following the decision made in the Regional Teak Workshop 2007 India, the Secretariat of Teaknet was relocated in Kerala Forest Research Institute (KFRI) Peechi, India in 2008 in order to revitalise the functioning of Teaknet and to cater to the needs of international stakeholders. Myanmar is retained as a Referral Centre for natural teak forest management.     Read More..

Researchers Directory

To promote the scientific interactions and closer collaboration among the scientific community a directory of country-wise and subject-wise researchers is made available here for easy search. By registering yourself, become a part of a global online directory of teak related researchers.
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Teak Traders

To promote domestic and international processing and teak wood trade, country-wise processors and traders are listed for easy search by any body who is interested in teak processing and marketing.
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Teak Growers

To facilitate the exchange of information and share the technology among the international stakeholders the country-wise contact addresses of the teak growers are listed here.
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Focal Points

Country-wise focal points are given to facilitate the contact of prominent decision makers and active organisations in teak wood sector in different teak producer and user countries.
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Teak Bibliography

Includes bibliography of teak related research articles and publications.
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Information about various aspects of Teak can be downloaded from here. 
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TEAKNET Bulletin

TEAKNET brings out a quarterly electronic newsletter (TEAKNET Bulletin) through its website. It is intended for circulation among the members of TEAKNET and other stakeholders around the globe. The Bulletin welcomes short articles, research results of non-technical nature etc. from researchers, teak growers and traders for inclusion as news items. To subscribe the online TEAKNET Newsletter, enter your email below.

TEAKNET Partner Event in the 4th ICPF 2018

  

TEAKNET Partner Event in the

4th International Congress on Planted Forests

23-27 October 2018, Beijing, China

 

TEAKNET and IUFRO Teakwood Working Party (Div 5.06.02) with the support of FAO the United Nations Regional Office for Asia Pacific (FAO RAP), Bangkok successfully organised a Partner Event on Teak Mainstreaming High Quality Timber Production from Planted Teak Forests and Efforts for Conservation of Teak Genetic Resources” on the occasion of FAO’s 4th International Congress on Planted Forests 2018 at China National Convention Centre on 23 October 2018, Beijing. The Executive Director of IUFRO, Dr. Alexander Buck delivered a felicitation address and briefed about IUFRO, the world leader of global network of forest science cooperation and touched upon the teak related activities under the teakwood working party since almost a decade. 

Delegates from Asia Pacific, South America, Europe and Africa attended the session. Participants from 20 countries deliberated over a wide range of topics on various issues of teak cultivation, conservation of genetic resources, forest landscape restoration, marketing and trade. Dr. Benjamin Caldwell (FAO-Rome), Mr. Kenichi Shono (FAO RAP- Bangkok) chaired the Sessions and Dr. Tetra Yanuaridi (ITTO – Japan) lead the panel discussion that followed. 

 

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TEAKNET Directory

We are updating our TEAKNET Directory of Traders, Planters, Government Officials and Researchers in order to effectively link all the stakeholders across the globe and share information and events related to teak.

 

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