The global teak study. Analysis, evaluation and future potential of teak resources (IUFRO World Series Vol. 36)

Teak (Tectona grandis L.f.) is one of the most valuable tropical hardwoods of the world. Together with other high-grade hardwoods, teak is sought in the global markets for its beauty, strength and stability, natural resistance and wide array of applications ranging from quality furniture through interior joinery to cultural uses. Given the importance of teak, a group of experts from IUFRO, FAO and TEAKNET conducted a global teak study addressing best practices and lessons learned on the conservation of teak genetic resources and the sustainable management of teak forests in Africa, Asia and Latin America.  

The study was partially funded and commissioned by the International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO), Japan. The report with policy recommendations has been published by International Union of Forest Research Organisations as IUFRO World Series Publication No. 36 and can be downloaded below.

 

Published: June 2017

Authors: Walter Kollert, Michael Kleine, (eds.)

ISBN: 978-3-902762-77-1

ISSN: 1016-3263

Pages :108

 

 

 

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27th Session of Asia Pacific Forestry Commission (APFC), Colombo

  

27th Session of Asia Pacific Forestry Commission (APFC) 

23-27 October 2017,  Colombo, Sri Lanka

                   

                 TEAKNET Partner Event                  in the APFC Meeting

The 27th Session of the Asia-Pacific Forestry Commission (APFC) will be held in Colombo, Sri Lanka from 23-27 October 2017, hosted by the Forest Department of Sri Lanka. TEAKNET will be holding a Partner Event co-sponsored by Teakwood Working Party of IUFRO (Div 5.06.02) on “Teak in Productive Landscapes: An Introduction to Global Efforts for the Conservation and Sustainable Management of Teak Resources“ during the meeting. Programme details will be available in 27th Session of the Asia-Pacific Forestry Commission 

 

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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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