AUC Chairperson to address XIV World Forestry Congress

The African Union Commission (AUC) Chairperson Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, will deliver a speech at the opening of the XIV World Forestry Congress that...

“No” to forestry in fynbos areas, says invasive species specialists

It may no longer make economic or environmental sense to pursue forestry endeavours using conifers in the Western Cape. If local plantations are to...

Ten Central African countries agree to improve forest monitoring

A new regional initiative will help ten Central African countries to set up advanced national forest monitoring systems, FAO announced today. The ten countries...

Ghana: Forestry Sector Policy Review Underway

Ghana's Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources is currently reviewing one of the sector's major policies the 1994 Forest and Wildlife Policy. The review has...

Tropical countries struggle to engage with REDD+

Most tropical developing countries are struggling to monitor and report their greenhouse gas emissions from forest loss, and will need international support to implement the UN REDD+ scheme,...

Brazil approves latest Forest Code

After two years of negotiations, the Brazilian Chamber of Deputies has approved the country's controversial 'Forest Code'. The legislationregulates land use and allows for the...

The 5th Forest Science Symposium

The recent 5th Forest Science Symposium co-hosted by the Institute for Commercial Forestry Research (ICFR) and the South African Department of Agriculture, Forestry &...

The countries of the Congo Basin are using geo-spatial technologies for the sustainable development...

The programme for the provision of SPOT images (satellites operated by Astrium), financed by the French Agency of Development (AFD) and implemented by IGN...

48 African Countries Meet in Nairobi to Explore Climate Change Technologies

Climate experts from Africa will meet next week in Kenya to discuss collaboration and technology transfer. Representatives from government, private sector, finance and research...

$100,000 One Africa Award Prize Goes to Indigenous Forest Advocacy Group in Uganda

Support for Women in Agriculture and Environment is the 2015 ONE Africa Award Winner. The Kampala based forest advocacy group, Support for Women in Environment...

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