Von: Sheila Ward
Gesendet: Mittwoch, 23. September 2020 00:41
Betreff: Data collection on Pterocarpus erinaceus (African rosewood)
Dear Members of IUFRO Mailing Lists for Divisions 1, 2, 4 and 5 and Research Groups 1.02.00, 4.02.00 and 5.01.00:
You might be interested in participating in this survey:
You are invited to fill out a google form on ECOWAS-PARI collaborative research for data collection on Pterocarpus erinaceus (African rosewood). Participation is by anyone who has information on this important but endangered species.The survey will only take about 10 minutes to complete.
The link is below:
Deputy Coordinator IUFRO 1.02.04
Von: Loeffler, Theresa (NFOI) [mailto:Theresa.Loeffler@fao.org]
Gesendet: Donnerstag, 17. September 2020 15:21
Betreff: DEADLINE FOR NOMINATIONS EXTENDED to 15 Oct - Wangari Maathai
Forest Champions Award
Do you know a true forest champion?
Nominate them for the Wangari Maathai Award by 15 October!
The Collaborative Partnership on Forests (CPF) is awarding one extraordinary
individual for improving our forests and the lives of people who depend on
them. The winner of the 2021 award will be celebrated for their outstanding
achievements at the upcoming XV World Forestry Congress
<http://wfc2021korea.org/> , in May 2021 in Seoul, Republic of Korea.
Along with international recognition and prestige, the awardee will receive
a cash prize of USD20,000
and travel support to participate in the award ceremony in Seoul.
<http://www.cpfweb.org/97445/en/> Click here to make your nomination!
Eligibility: Applicants should be nominated by a third party. Nominees may
be persons, living or recently deceased, who have made exceptional
contributions to forests. Professional and research contributions will only
be considered if they are conducted outside of normal work-related
responsibilities. Applications received from a nominee's kin or business
partner are not eligible for consideration. Applications related to
grassroots initiatives are particularly encouraged.
Selection: The submission deadline for nominations has been extended to 15
October 2020. The awardee will be selected by a jury nominated by CPF
members, which will take into account gender and regional balance when
considering potential awardees.
Announcement: The awardee will be notified of their selection via email in
February 2021. This year's Wangari Maathai Award will be presented during
the XV World Forestry Congress <http://wfc2021korea.org/> (24-28 May 2021),
at the Coex Convention Center in Seoul, Republic of Korea.
To submit an application: Please send completed nominations to the CPF
Secretariat at cpf(a)un.org. Find more information and the application
guidelines which should be used when submitting your nomination at the CPF
website <http://www.cpfweb.org/97445/en/> .
The CPF launched the first Wangari Maathai Award in 2012 to honour and
commemorate the impact of this extraordinary woman who championed forest
issues around the world. The Wangari Maathai Award is an initiative of CBD,
CIFOR, CITES, FAO, GEF, ICRAF, ITTO, IUCN, IUFRO, UNCCD, UNDP, UNEP, UNFCCC,
UNFF and World Bank, all members of the CPF. Nominations will be reviewed by
an international jury of renowned personalities, who will also take into
consideration such elements as empowering women, youth and civil society,
fostering social commitment, promoting networks and improving the valuation
of forests in society.
September 17, 2020
You are invited to a Zoom webinar.
When: Sep 18, 2020 02:00 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Topic: World Bamboo Day 2020 Global Celebration
Please click the link below to join the webinar:
Join people from around the world sharing their passion for bamboo... for the environment, economy, and community. From the US to India, to the Philippines, to Indonesia, to Japan, to Mexico, Colombia, Peru, Uruguay, Brazil, Ecuador, Chile.... to the Democratic Republic of Congo to Spain and Paris, and end in Taiwan, hear about the positive impacts of bamboo projects from the people who are making them happen!
BAMBOO NOW is our theme. #BambooNow #BambooisGrowing #KeepBambooStrong
We will begin at 2am in Boston, MA (GMT-4) and travel around the globe, ending at 11pm in Boston, MA (GMT-4)
JOIN US HERE! [https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81703505240?pwd=Yy9Fb3p5VDkrcmY0WU5ybHZ3ZzNSQT09] <click to join>
SCHEDULE OF SPEAKERS via ZOOM / streaming on YouTube
Tentative / Things can change / Expect spontaneous surprises!
Time (GMT-4) START TIME, 18 September
2am. LIVE FROM BOSTON USA
Opening / Welcome / Susanne Lucas, WBO Executive Director
2:30am LIVE FROM BANGALORE INDIA
Centre for Green Building Materials and Technology
Neelam Manjunath and team, Bamboo Cultural Fest
4:30am LIVE FROM CHANDIGARH INDIA
Santosh Oinam and Nirmala Chongtham - bamboo shoot nutrition and more
6:30am LIVE FROM TRANH HOA VIETNAM
Bamboo EcoPark, Thuy Linh Tran and others
7:30am LIVE FROM KOCHI JAPAN
Yoshihiro Yamagishi and Taketora team
8:30am LIVE FROM MANILA PHILIPPINES
Bryan Benitez McClelland and BamBikes team
Edgar Banasan and EDAYA
video from Bambusa Nusa Verde, Indonesia video from Sangay Dorjee, Bhutan
10:00am LIVE FROM BALI INDONESIA
Arief Rabik of IndoBambu
10:30am LIVE FROM KINSHASA DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO
Nicky Mesia Bunga and LECOBAF
11am LIVE FROM PARIS
Michel Abadie, WBO President and team
12noon LIVE FROM SPAIN
Ivan Platas and the Iberian Bamboo Society
1pm / 13h LIVE FROM TULUM MEXICO
Videos from 11th WBC 2018
Videos from workshops in Mexico / DICMA Trade
Video from Peter van Lengen Mexico
Video from Maira Bisquett Chile
3pm / 15h LIVE FROM PUEBLA MEXICO
Mauricio Mora Tello and artisanal bamboo beverages
3:30pm / 15.3h LIVE FROM LIMA PERU
Tania Cerron and Bamboo Green Communities
4:30pm / 16.3h LIVE FROM COLOMBIA - Pre-Recorded
Ximena Londono and Colombian Bamboo Society
6pm / 18h LIVE FROM MONTEVIDEO URUGUAY
Katia Sei Fong and team
7pm / 19h LIVE FROM QUITO ECUADOR
Pablo Jacome, INBAR Latin America
8pm / 20h LIVE FROM SAO PAULO BRAZIL
Guilherme Korte, Brazilian Bamboo Policy, EMPRAPA and others
8:30pm / 20.3h LIVE FROM PUEBLA MEXICO
Martin Mortera Abdi, Bamboo Architecture Company
9pm / 21h LIVE FROM TAOYUAN TAIWAN
Peter Kan, Alice Lin and Taiwan Bamboo Society at Taoyuan Land Art Festival
9:30pm / 21.h LIVE FROM YUNLIN TAIWAN
LiFang Tang, Storyhouse, Founder of Taiwan Bamboo Society
And many more surprises!
HAPPY WORLD BAMBOO DAY [https://www.worldbamboo.net]
World Bamboo Organization
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