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IUFRO World Day Teamroom for informal networking

IUFRO World Day Teamroom for informal networking

IUFRO Headquarters

Austria

Go here to access an informal networking space where you can meet colleagues and share ideas about the future of forest research.

Webinar: Forests in Fukushima and Chernobyl —people, wildlife, and landscape—

Webinar: Forests in Fukushima and Chernobyl —people, wildlife, and landscape—

Division 8 - Forest Environment

Tsukuba

This is a video recording of a webinar held on April 14.

Structural and Tree Species Diversification Challenging Task in Forests of Mountains, Czech Republic

Structural and Tree Species Diversification Challenging Task in Forests of Mountains, Czech Republic

Division 1 - Silviculture

Prague

CONTENT PASSWORD: "IUFRO" Powerpoint (ppt) commented presentation popularizing our article (aims, methods, results complemented by photos and recorded accompanying commentary). Article link: https://bioone.org/journals/mountain-research-and-development/volume-40/issue-2/MRD-JOURNAL-D-19-00059.1/Structural-and-Tree-Species-Diversification-as-a-Challenging-Task-in/10.1659/MRD-JOURNAL-D-19-00059.1.full

GEDI for carbon stock assessment in India

GEDI for carbon stock assessment in India

Division 4 - Forest Assessment, Modelling and Management

Uppsala

GEDI data combined with Sentinel-2 data are used to produce maps of carbon stock in India, complemented with information on how reliable the maps are.

Nursery chain and forest reproductive material in the Mediterranean

Nursery chain and forest reproductive material in the Mediterranean

IUFRO Task Force: Strengthening Mediterranean nursery systems for forest reproductive material procurement to adapt to the effects of the climate change

Rome

Readiness of Mediterranean nursery system to meet climate change challenges: facts and needs

How to plan tomorrow’s forest?

How to plan tomorrow’s forest?

Division 8 - Forest Environment

Lisbon

The forest in the semi-arid are under threat. Climate and land-use changes have been causing their decline and lack of natural regeneration. This video shows how local site characteristics influence the long-term forest growth. Using this knowledge we can improve planning and regenerate the forests for our future.

Discover IUFRO Division 5.04.13 - Industrial Engineering, Operations Analysis and Logistics

Discover IUFRO Division 5.04.13 - Industrial Engineering, Operations Analysis and Logistics

Division 5 - Forest Products

Kuala Lumpur

Get to know IUFRO Division 5.04.13 and its members. Watch the 2018 Spring Webinar Series.

World forests, society and environment - a broad view on forest-related global issues

World forests, society and environment - a broad view on forest-related global issues

World Forests, Society and Environment (IUFRO-WFSE)

Helsinki

Present the work of WFSE

The Forest Research Division (FRD) presents its activities

The Forest Research Division (FRD) presents its activities

IUFRO Member Organization: Forest Research Division (FRD), Iran

Sari

The Forest Research Division (FRD) shows its goals and activities, research groups, members and main research projects.

Education that makes a difference – the BOKU Mountain Forestry Masters program

Education that makes a difference – the BOKU Mountain Forestry Masters program

IUFRO Member Organization: University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, BOKU, Austria

Vienna

Recognizing the strong leverage of inputs into mountain regions for global sustainability and poverty alleviation, BOKU - University for Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna, runs a Masters Program for Mountain Forestry

CATIE: an ally in the sustainable management and conservation of forests

CATIE: an ally in the sustainable management and conservation of forests

IUFRO Member Organization: CATIE (Tropical Agricultural Research and Higher Education Center), Costa Rica

Turrialba, Cartago

From CATIE (Tropical Agricultural Research and Higher Education Center), through research and education, we seek to contribute to the territorial management, conservation and sustainable management of forests in Latin America so that the region can benefit from the multiple goods and services offered by these landscapes, especially to the populations.

CATIE: un aliado en el manejo sostenible y la conservación de los bosques

CATIE: un aliado en el manejo sostenible y la conservación de los bosques

IUFRO Member Organization: Oregon State University College of Forestry

Turrialba, Cartago

Con nuestro trabajo en bosques atendemos las necesidades de los países de la región en el tema forestal, para así mejorar el bienestar humano.

Oregon State University's College of Forestry - An Overview

Oregon State University's College of Forestry - An Overview

IUFRO Member Organization: Oregon State University College of Forestry

Corvallis, Oregon

Learn more about the Oregon State University College of Forestry, a leading institution in Forest and Natural Resource research and education.

Research areas and work at the Birmingham Institute of Forest Research (BIFoR)

Research areas and work at the Birmingham Institute of Forest Research (BIFoR)

IUFRO Member Organization: University of Birmingham, Birmingham Institute of Forest Research (BIFoR)

Birmingham

The Birmingham Institute of Forest Research (BIFoR) informs about their research on Forest Health, Free-Air Carbon Dioxide Enrichment (FACE), interdisciplinary topics and many more relevant forest-related research topics.

The ASEAN Heritage Parks: Goals, activities and biodiversity conservation research

The ASEAN Heritage Parks: Goals, activities and biodiversity conservation research

Division 6 - Social Aspects of Forests and Forestry

Manila

Enhancing livelihoods and food security through improved forest management in Nepal

Enhancing livelihoods and food security through improved forest management in Nepal

IUFRO Member Organization: ForestAction, Nepal

Kathmandu

ForestAction Nepal shares a list of published articles, a peer reviewed journal and a video highlighting their work on enhancing livelihoods of local communities through improved forest management.

ICBR in 20 years

ICBR in 20 years

IUFRO Member Organization: International Centre for Bamboo and Rattan, China

Beijing

A special-made video to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the International Centre for bamboo and Rattan, giving accounts of the basics of our research institute and the progress made in the past two decades.

Collection of the work of the Ethiopian Environment and Forest Research Institute including publication, articles, posters and recorded sessions

Collection of the work of the Ethiopian Environment and Forest Research Institute including publication, articles, posters and recorded sessions

IUFRO Member Organization: Ethiopian Environment and Forest Research Institute (EEFRI), Ethiopia

Addis Ababa

The Ethiopian Environment and Forest Research provides a recorded session on innovate sustainable technologies, several publications and articles on their research work in Ethopia and a link to find out more on the EEFRI website.

Exacerbation of Climate Change

Exacerbation of Climate Change

IUFRO Member Organization: University of Agriculture Makurdi, Nigeria

Makurdi

This video is creating awareness about the effects of climate change on all aspects of human ranging from Agriculture, health among others. It points out that mitigating climate change is on a one man job hence everybody should sit up to curtail the menace.

Promoting the use of sustainably grown and harvested timber bamboo

Promoting the use of sustainably grown and harvested timber bamboo

IUFRO Member Organization: World Bamboo Organization:, USA

Boston

The World Bamboo Organization shows two videos: "Promoting sustainably grown and harvested timber bamboo as a major contributor for both global climate change and poverty mitigation" and "It's time to plant bamboo"

Integrating forestry research into knowledge transfer in Ireland

Integrating forestry research into knowledge transfer in Ireland

IUFRO Member Organization: Teagasc, Ireland

Galway, Ireland

The Teagasc Forestry Development Department provides integrated research, advisory and training services to the farm forestry sector in Ireland. This video highlights some of our research and extension activities.

Forest as a role in mitigating climate change

Forest as a role in mitigating climate change

Division 6 - Social Aspects of Forests and Forestry

Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia

This session will discuss the roles of forest ecosystem services in mitigating climate change while prioritizing biodiversity and sustainability. The efforts taken by tropical countries, focusing on Malaysia and Indonesia to reduce carbon emission through improved sustainable forest management, especially in timber harvesting operation, are discussed following the recent webinar of Forest Operation and Climate Change- The RIL-C Approach. This session will continue with a talk delivered by Assoc Prof Dr Zaiton Samdin from Universiti Putra Malaysia, addressing forest as an agent for climate change mitigation and benefit to the society and economy in a recorded session. The title of her talk is Tropical Forest Ecosystem Goods and Services.

Latvian State Forest Research institute "Silava" - the place where grow up new ideas of forest research.

Latvian State Forest Research institute "Silava" - the place where grow up new ideas of forest research.

IUFRO Member Organization: Latvian State Forest Research Institute "Silava", Latvia

Salaspils

Video: LSFRI Silava researchers will tell about latest research projects what are focused on issues related to forestry and forest ecosystem services, tree breeding and genetic resources, climate change and forest regeneration.

Research for Resilient Forests in a Changing Environment - Introduction to the Chinese Academy of Forestry (CAF)

Research for Resilient Forests in a Changing Environment - Introduction to the Chinese Academy of Forestry (CAF)

IUFRO Member Organization: Chinese Academy of Forestry, China

Beijing

The video briefly introduces the history, scientific & research achievements and international cooperation of the Chinese Academy of Forestry (CAF) over the past more than 60 years.

Resources in Forest and Conservation History

Resources in Forest and Conservation History

IUFRO Member Organization: Forest History Society, United States

Durham, NC

The Forest History Society hosts numerous databases in forest & conservation history, archival collections, oral histories, publications, films, and over 200,000 historic photographs. Contact the FHS Librarian, Archivist, and Historian for assistance..

Tree diversity experiment informs tropical dry forest restoration

Tree diversity experiment informs tropical dry forest restoration

IUFRO Member Organization: KU Leuven, Belgium

Leuven

The UN Decade of Restoration is in big need of proven dry forest restoration techniques. Among the international TreeDivNet few experiments evaluate tree diversity effects in dryland forests. This poster reports first results of the Ethiopian IDENT tree diversity experiment, where both tree diversity and shade show positive effects on growth.

Video Collage of Division 4

Video Collage of Division 4

Division 4 - Forest Assessment, Modelling and Management

Vancouver, BC

A video collage of 20-25 30 second videos of division 4 members will be streamed. In these short videos, officers will introduce themselves and their work. The video will highlight the diversity of members.

Rate of growth between juvenile and mature wood of five Indian tree species

Rate of growth between juvenile and mature wood of five Indian tree species

IUFRO Member Organization: Indian Council of Forest Research and Education, India

Dehradun

Growth rates of five Indian tree species were determined and environment was found to be a major factor affecting growth rate in trees. Growth rings hold potential for revealing the environment in which the tree was growing.

Forest Research Centre & Rainforest Discovery Centre of the Sabah Forestry Department

Forest Research Centre & Rainforest Discovery Centre of the Sabah Forestry Department

IUFRO Member Organization: Sabah Forestry Department, Malaysia

Sandakan

The Forest Research Centre (FRC) is the R&D division of the Sabah Forestry Department. Featured here are the current research programmes and priorities of the centre. Besides FRC, the Rainforest Discovery Centre (RDC) is also highlighted. RDC which is also located in Sepilok, Sandakan, is one of Sabah’s prime environmental education and nature recreation centres.

Institute of Forest Sciences Warsaw University of Life Sciences - our scientific activities

Institute of Forest Sciences Warsaw University of Life Sciences - our scientific activities

IUFRO Member Organization: Warsaw University of Life Sciences, Poland

Warsaw

The video present the scientific activities of the Institute of Forest Sciences, Warsaw University of Life Sciences.

Integrated Management of Awba Dam for Sustainable Utilisation

Integrated Management of Awba Dam for Sustainable Utilisation

IUFRO Member Organization: University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria, Nigeria

Ibadan

Rehabilitation of Awba-Dam watershed ecosystem to conserve aquatic and terrestrial biodiversity, threatened by nonpoint source pollution and eutrophication. The dam, constructed in 1964, supplies water to the University community.

Introduction to the Swedish Faculty of Forestry

Introduction to the Swedish Faculty of Forestry

IUFRO Member Organization: Faculty of Forestry, Swedish University of Agriculture (SLU), sweden

Umeå

We present the Swedish Faculty of Forestry, Swedish University of Agriculture (SLU). With our uploaded material we will present our Departments, Bachelor and Master programs (with emphasis on those taught in english), and key Research programs.

What's in for forest scientists in forest certification

What's in for forest scientists in forest certification

IUFRO Member Organization: Forest Stewardship Council, Italy

Rome

Highlighted FSC contents based on scientific research or opening doors to new research thus making it relevant for the IUFRO community.

Advancing Wood Identification to Promote a Sustainable Supply Chain of Forest Products

Advancing Wood Identification to Promote a Sustainable Supply Chain of Forest Products

Division 5 - Forest Products

China

to combat illegal logging and its associated trade, and to support a sustainable supply chain of forest products through the development of advanced wood identification tools or systems

Humipedons - Critical zone

Humipedons - Critical zone

IUFRO Member Organization: Universit� degli Studi di Padova, Italy

Padova

The life process needs a particular environment which is very common in our Universe. Soil takes place in the heart of the our planet critical zone. An Android or iOS application allows to classify in a standardised process the humipedon, the more “critical zone” of...the soil.

COMENSALISTIC INTERACTIONS AND ECOLOGICAL IMPORTANCE BETWEEN VASCULAR EPIPHITES AND “Quercus humboldtii” (Fagaceae) AS A FOROPHITE OF THE LOW MOUNTAIN HUMID FOREST, BASED ON THE STUDY OF “DISTRIBUTION PATTERNS OF VASCULAR OAK EPIPHITES”

COMENSALISTIC INTERACTIONS AND ECOLOGICAL IMPORTANCE BETWEEN VASCULAR EPIPHITES AND “Quercus humboldtii” (Fagaceae) AS A FOROPHITE OF THE LOW MOUNTAIN HUMID FOREST, BASED ON THE STUDY OF “DISTRIBUTION PATTERNS OF VASCULAR OAK EPIPHITES”

IUFRO Member Organization: Francisco José de Caldas District University - Faculty of Natural Resources and Environment, Colombia

Bogotá

An analysis of the commensalist relationship and morphophysiological adaptations between "Quercus humboldtii" (Fagaceae) as a phorophyte and epiphytes of the Andean forest is presented, and additionally a general review of the study on the patterns of vertical distribution of bryophytes in trees of Q. humboldtii, in the municipality of Belmira, department of Antioquia, is carried out.

State-of-the-art Research Topics for the Future

State-of-the-art Research Topics for the Future

IUFRO Member Organization: Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute, Japan

Tsukuba, Ibaraki

Selected researchers from FFPRI’s research areas on forest, forestry, wood industry and forest tree breeding present state-of-the-art topics of their research including future perspective and international collaboration.

Mount Makiling Forest Reserve

Mount Makiling Forest Reserve

IUFRO Member Organization: Makiling Center for Mountain Ecosystems (MCME), University of the Philippines Los Banos, Philippines

Los Banos, Laguna

MCME shows a short video highlights the different flagship programs and projects being implemented in Mt. Makiling Forest Reserve (MMFR) and an infographic about the impact of Mount Makiling Forest Reserve as an ASEAN Heritage Park.

The Forestry Research Institute of Ghana

The Forestry Research Institute of Ghana

IUFRO Member Organization: CSIR-Forestry Research Institute of Ghana, Ghana

Kumasi

Description of the Forestry Research Institute of Ghana, highlighting its objectives and core research focus and activities.

World Wood Day: A Global and Cultural Event to Embrace Sustainability

World Wood Day: A Global and Cultural Event to Embrace Sustainability

IUFRO Member Organization: International Wood Culture Society (IWCS), USA

Newport Beach

The introductory video of World Wood Day shows the beauty and the cultural value of wood and forests through multicultural and multidisciplinary programs for a better understanding and public involvement.

The Forestry Research Network of Sub-Saharan Africa (FORNESSA)

The Forestry Research Network of Sub-Saharan Africa (FORNESSA)

IUFRO Member Organization: Forestry Research Network of Sub-Saharan Africa (FORNESSA), Ghana

Kumasi

A brief description of the Forestry Research Network of Sub-Saharan Africa, highlighting the goals and objectives of the network and its thematic areas of focus in line with IUFRO's current Strategic focus.

TAFORI OVERVIEW, RESEARCH PROGRAMMES AND PUBLICATIONS

TAFORI OVERVIEW, RESEARCH PROGRAMMES AND PUBLICATIONS

IUFRO Member Organization: Tanzania Forestry Research Institute (TAFORI), Tanzania

Morogoro

Tanzania Forestry Research Institute (TAFORI) was established by Act No.5 of 1980 to conduct, co-ordinate and regulate forestry research as well as to disseminate scientific information to end users.

Everyone’s right to forest science - Open access publishing in forest sciences

Everyone’s right to forest science - Open access publishing in forest sciences

IUFRO Member Organization: Finnish Society of Forest Science, Finland

Helsinki

Openness and transparency are science’s basic values. Wide dissemination and reproducibility of research results call for open science. Our slideshow discusses the open access concept and services for open research.

Profile and current publications of the Department of Forest Management, Faculty of Forestry and Environment and the Forest Product Department at IPB University

Profile and current publications of the Department of Forest Management, Faculty of Forestry and Environment and the Forest Product Department at IPB University

IUFRO Member Organization: Fakultas Kehutanan, Institut Pertanian Bogor (IPB University), Indonesia

Bogor

Find articles and explore the website of the Fakultas Kehutanan, Institut Pertanian Bogor (IPB University). The Department of Forest Management was established in 1968 under the Faculty of Forestry IPB-University and consists of three divisions: forestry planning, forestry policy, and forest resources utilization. The Department of Forest Products provides education in the technology of utilization and processing of forest products.

Tree mortality and climate change - a concerns for global forest health?

Tree mortality and climate change - a concerns for global forest health?

IUFRO Task Force: Monitoring global tree mortality patterns and trends

Jena

We present the importance of tree mortality for forest health and present both goals and achievements of our task force.

Gestion adaptative des forêts par et pour les processus de l’évolution

Gestion adaptative des forêts par et pour les processus de l’évolution

IUFRO Member Organization: INRAE, France

Avignon

Talk in a conference of the French Academy of Agriculture on "Diversité génétique au sein des espèces et résilience des systèmes agronomiques et forestiers"

The Brazilian Agriculture Research Cooperation (Embrapa) presents its forest-related research work

The Brazilian Agriculture Research Cooperation (Embrapa) presents its forest-related research work

IUFRO Member Organization: Embrapa, Brazil

Curitiba

Embrapa Forestry, Unit of the Brazilian Agricultural Research Cooperation, shares its research work on forest-related topics

Towards understanding the soil and water fate of pesticides in South African plantation forests

Towards understanding the soil and water fate of pesticides in South African plantation forests

IUFRO Member Organization: Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, South Africa

George, Western Cape

The presentation will present results of a trial that investigated the environmental fate of pesticides applied operationally in South African plantation forests

IUFRO UNIT 4.05.05 shows their work on social innovation and entrepreneurship

IUFRO UNIT 4.05.05 shows their work on social innovation and entrepreneurship

Division 4 - Forest Assessment, Modelling and Management

Aberdeen

Find a Spotlight of the Session on social innovation at the Anniversary Congress in Freiburg and a brochure that demonstrates the knowledge of social innovation in forestry.

Importance of forest seed science and technology

Importance of forest seed science and technology

Division 2 - Physiology and Genetics

Curitiba

Video with a message of researchers from several countries and continents regarding the little support that has been given to the education and research in forest seed science and technology.

Bamboo replacing plastic

Bamboo replacing plastic

Division 5 - Forest Products

Beijing

We use bamboo to replace plastics by nature-based solution.

Traditional Forest-related Knowledge meets Forest Science: An intercultural dialogue

Traditional Forest-related Knowledge meets Forest Science: An intercultural dialogue

IUFRO Member Organization: Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development, Argentina

Buenos Aires

A conversation between a Kolla elder, a forest engineer from the same Indigenous People, moderated by a western social scientist, on the Indigenous cosmovision, the complementarity of TFRK and western science and the potential to address environmental challenges.

APAFRI: Asia Pacific Association of Research Institutions

APAFRI: Asia Pacific Association of Research Institutions

IUFRO Member Organization: Asia Pacific Association of Forestry Research Institutions, Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur

APAFRI was setup during the meeting of the Heads of Forestry Research in Asia Pacific held in Bogor, Indonesia in 1995. The overall objective of the organisation is to foster the development of forestry research for sustainable forest management in the Asia Pacific Region. The APAFRI Secretariat is now hosted in the beautiful campus of the Forest Research Institute Malaysia. We welcome collaboration from interested parties to further enhance our capacity building activities on R&D for the benefits of our member institutions in the Asia Pacific region.

Activities of Forest Research Division

Activities of Forest Research Division

IUFRO Member Organization: Research Institute of Forests and Rangelands (Iran), Iran

Tehran

considering the ecological diversity of the country, the main view of this division is based on the ecosystem approach, in which it is necessary first of all to understand the existential nature, ecological characteristics and the natural succession of forest stands in order to preserve forest and soil.

Bamboo and Rattan for Sustainable Development

Bamboo and Rattan for Sustainable Development

IUFRO Member Organization: International Bamboo and Rattan Organisation (INBAR), China

Beijing

In this video presentation, INBAR Deputy Director General Prof. Lu Wenming will describe INBAR's work on bamboo and rattan for sustainable development

New initiatives, research, and education from The Forest School at Yale School of the Environment

New initiatives, research, and education from The Forest School at Yale School of the Environment

IUFRO Member Organization: The Forest School, Yale School of the Environment, Connecticut, USA

New Haven

The Forest School at Yale School of the Environment shared information about new grants and initiatives, education and outreach, and research publications. Highlights include the new Yale Center for Natural Carbon Capture, an online speaker series on the Promise and Practice of Community Forestry, and research published in thematic areas of Forest Ecology, Urban Forestry, Human Dimensions, Climate Change, and Wildlife. For more information you can subscribe to The Overstory newsletter.

Green jobs – The future of employment in the forest sector

Green jobs – The future of employment in the forest sector

IUFRO Member Organization: Joint EFI-IFSA-IUFRO Project "Student networking and green jobs in the forest sector", Germany

Bonn

Compilation of activities and resources related to the joint EFI-IFSA-IUFRO project, which offers traineeship to forestry students, conducts research on forest education and employment and explores way to prepare foresters for future