“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/IUFRO Partner Event in the APFC Meeting

  

TEAKNET/ IUFRO Partner Event in the

27th Session of Asia Pacific Forestry Commission (APFC) 

25 October 2017,  Colombo, Sri Lanka

               

TEAKNET and IUFRO Teakwood Working Party (Div 5.06.02) successfully conducted the Partner Event on “Teak in Productive Landscapes: An Introduction to Global Efforts for the Conservation and Sustainable Management of Teak Resources“ during the 27th APFC meeting on 25 October 2017. 

 

TEAKNET in association with IUFRO set up an Exhibition booth at the APFC meeting venue at Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall (BMICH) from 23 to 27 October during the days of Commission meeting for greater visibility, interaction and communication with forestry community at large.

 

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