We invite you to participate in the Open Seminar 'Models and decision
SUpport tools for integrated FOrest policy development under global
change', to be held in Lisbon, February 18.
This international seminar will focus on the current state of knowledge
on methods and tools that may be used by public administrators, forest
owners and industry for enhanced integration of adaptive strategies in
forest management planning as well as in policy analysis in a context of
global change. It will also show state of the art research in
institutions participating in the SuFoRun international project
More information about the seminar at: http://suforun.ctfc.cat/?cat=5
José G. Borges
Professor at the School of Agriculture, University of Lisbon
Coordinator of EMMC Mediterranean Forestry and Natural Resources Management (MEDfOR)
Coordinator of IUFRO Group Sustainable forest management scheduling
CALL FOR SESSION PROPOSALS - 1st REMINDER
Deadline for Submissions: 31 January 2016
>From 24 to 27 October 2016, IUFRO will hold its first Regional Congress for Asia and Oceania in Beijing, China. Under the Congress title "Forests for Sustainable Development: the Role of Research", we hope to establish a cutting-edge scientific programme highlighting the role of forest science in informing forest-related policies and management in Asia and Oceania to cope with the significant environmental, social and economic changes in the region and address the consequent challenges.
For such a programme to materialize, we need your contributions: diverse, from inside and outside the region, across the full range of natural and social science disciplines at various levels, from the gene to the globe.
Therefore please submit by 31 January at the latest your session proposals addressing one or more of the following Congress themes:
1. Sustainable forest management for enhanced provision of ecosystem services;
2. Forest and landscape rehabilitation and restoration;
3. Combating desertification, disaster and risk management, and climate change mitigation and adaptation;
4. Planted forests for fostering a greener economy;
5. Innovative technologies for bio-energy, bio-materials and other products;
6. Urban forestry for human health and community well-being;
7. Social and cultural aspects of forests, including traditional knowledge, human health, community participation and gender roles;
8. Forest and agro-forest management for food security, enhanced livelihoods and non-timber forest products.
For further details, please visit <http://www.iufro-ao2016.org/en/news.asp?id=23.html> http://www.iufro-ao2016.org/en/news.asp?id=23.html.
We look forward to hearing from you and for your active participation in the design of an excellent scientific program for the IUFRO Regional Congress for Asia and Oceania 2016 in Beijing.
The Congress Scientific Committee
IUFRO Regional Congress for Asia and Oceania 2016
Beijing, China; 24-27 October 2016
<http://www.iufro-ao2016.org> http://www.iufro-ao2016.org - iufro_ao2016(a)163.com
We hope that the new year has started well for you!
Please be reminded that IUFRO Research Group 4.05.00 and its Working Parties are organizing a Symposium on "Advances and Challenges in Managerial Economics and Accounting", Vienna, Austria, 9 -11 May 2016.
If you are interested to participate in and present at this event, register and submit your extended abstracts by 15 February 2016; you will be notified of the acceptance of your abstract by 29 February!
More details are available in the attached announcement and call for papers!
We are looking forward to hearing from you!
The Organizing Committee
Walter Sekot together with the ForEc-Team of BOKU, forec(a)boku.ac.at
Lidija Zadnik-Stirn, Lidija.Zadnik(a)bf.uni-lj.si
Donald Hodges, dhodges2(a)utk.edu
Vitor Afonso Hoeflich, vitor.ufpr(a)gmail.com
posted on behalf of the Organizing Committee by Brigitte Burger, IUFRO Headquarters
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Date: Thu, 7 Jan 2016 14:04:13 +0100
Subject: [BFT-News] Bois et Forêts des Tropiques, Best Wishes
<http://bft.cirad.fr/> Bois et Forêts desTropiques, vous souhaite une belle année 2016, Wihes You a HappyNew Year
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