Forestry

Bernard Giraud: Building Functional Forests that Help Indian Tribes Thrive

In this guest post, the President and Co-Founder of the Livelihoods Venture Bernard Giraud  describes how restoring forests with the Adivasi tribes in India has helped tackle issues from poverty to poor nutrition.

Helge å Model Forest

Presentation held by Jan Lannér, Swedish Forest Agency, on the 23rd November 2016 at the event Putting Agenda 2030 into practice - how the landscape perspective can contribute.

Helge å Model Forest

Presentation held by Jan Lannér, Swedish Forest Agency, on the 23rd November 2016 at the event Putting Agenda 2030 into practice - how the landscape perspective can contribute.

Tropentag 2016

The Tropentag is a development-oriented and interdisciplinary conference. It addresses issues of resource management,  environment, agriculture, forestry, fisheries, food, nutrition and related sciences in the context of rural development, sustainable resource use and poverty alleviation worldwide.

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World Forestry Congress' Youth Program

Picture credit: Hansjurg Jager

Young people will be engaged throughout the Congress process. It will enable vital youth contributions that stem from debates among peers as well as inter-generational discussions on the most pressing issues facing forests and forestry.

Growing money on trees in Africa, a conversation with Björn Lundgren

The UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) highlight 17 important issues that humanity needs to address in order to improve the lives of millions. Trees have a role to play in many development issues, and are closely linked to the SDG #15 “Life on land”.

Open Application for MSc in Tropical and International Forestry in Germany

The Georg-August-Universität Göttingen offers the MSc programme Tropical and International Forestry with the international degree Master of Science (M.Sc.).