“Teak Resources for a Sustainable Future”, TEAKNET Partner Event in the IUFRO 2017 All Division 5 (Forest Products) Conference,12-16 June, Vancouver, BC, Canada

As part of IUFRO All Division 5 Conference with the theme ‘Forest Sector Innovations for a Greener Future’, TEAKNET in association with IUFRO Teakwood Working Party (Div 5.06.02) organized a Partner Event “Teak Resources for a Sustainable Future” on Friday, 16 June 2017 at Port of Singapore, Hotel Pinnacle Harbourfront, Vancouver. Delegates from the Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America and from other regions attended the Partner Event.

Prof. (Dr.) Yafang Yin from Chinese Academy of Forestry and Executive Secretary of International Association of Wood Anatomists (IAWA), Leiden, The Netherlands chaired and moderated the session. In this Session, five oral papers and one poster was presented.

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Presentations in the Partner Event

 

Development of Teak Market and Industry: Challenges and ways forward

Tetra Yanuariadi, ITTO, Japan

 

Genetic gain in clonal deployment of teak (Tectona grandis Linn. f.) and operational implications at Novelteak Costa Rica

Mario Espinoza, Novelteak, Costa Rica

 

TEAKNET: a complete networking solution for the teak stakeholders

Sreelakshmy MP, Thulasidas PK; TEAKNET, India

 

Effect of thermo-treatment on the physical, chemical and mechanical properties of wood Tectona grandis and Gmelina arborea from forest plantations

Roger Moya, Costa Rica

 

Global Teak Support Program for conservation and sustainable use of teak genetic resources

Thulasidas PK (TEAKNET); Michael Kleine (IUFRO); Walter Kollert (FAO)

 

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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

               

The International Congress on Planted Forests (ICPF) is being organised by the FAO of the United Nations and the International Union on Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO) among others. Three Congresses have been held so far. The 4th ICPF aims to investigate the contribution of planted forests to green development in the context of global changes. The 4th ICPF will also provide for an interface between the scientific community, the wider society and government policy initiatives related to planted forests.

 

TEAKNET will be participating to organize a Partner Event during the Congress with the support of FAO and IUFRO Teakwood Working Party (Div.5.06.2).  Details of the session will be available soon in our website www.teaknet.org

 

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