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forestry

Wednesday, September 12th, 2012

Kerala Prepares GIS Atlases for Better Forestry Management

In a major step towards adopting a scientific approach in the maintenance of forests in state, the Forests and Wildlife  Department has prepared GIS atlases on three wildlife divisions. The department embarked on the Herculean task of preparing...

Tuesday, April 17th, 2012

The Countries of the Congo Basin are Using Geo-spatial Technologies for the Sustainable Development of Forest Ecosystems

The partnership established in 2010 between the AFD and Astrium aims, in the long term, to freely distribute SPOT satellite images to governments, public institutions and NGOs that work for the sustainable management of forests in Central...

Thursday, April 12th, 2012

Bold Plan to Grow New Zealand Forestry Earnings

The forestry industry believes it could triple its export earnings to $12 billion in just 10 years if it follows a pan-industry strategy just released. The plan, drawn up by the Wood Council of New Zealand (Woodco),...

Wednesday, April 11th, 2012

Japan Boost for State Forests

State's forest conservation efforts will soon get a major boost with the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) extending Bengal a Rs 396-crore loan to develop infrastructure for urban forestry, conservation of biodiversity and wildlife preservation. An agreement...

Tuesday, March 13th, 2012

Robust Method to Assess Impacts of Public Forest Policy Reform on Forest Based Communities

Many national and international policies are implemented to mobilise livelihood resources of forest based communities for environmental conservation including climate change mitigation. However, research and development agencies have been given little attention on developing robust research methods...

Thursday, February 9th, 2012

AeroMetric Acquires Leica Ultra High Point Density LiDAR System

AeroMetric has acquired and installed the new Leica ALS70 - an ultra high point density corridor and wide-area LiDAR system. The model acquired is the ALS70-HP, capable of achieving measurement rates of 500 kHz, and offering unsurpassed control over the...

Wednesday, February 1st, 2012

CIFOR Looks for New Director General

Few international research centres are able to engage with a broad range of forest-related issues, stress the perspectives of poor countries and communities, combine policy and research, question conventional wisdom and constantly focus on how to have...

Wednesday, January 11th, 2012

Forestland Boundary Assessment and Delineation Completed in Region IX

It’s finished!!! After a decade of intense and dedicated work, the Forestland Boundary Assessment and Delineation for the entire Region IX, Zamboanga Peninsula has been accomplished by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) particularly by...

Friday, November 18th, 2011

Stakeholders Incentives for REDD and Deforestation and Governance Survey

The opportunity costs of Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+) accruing to different stakeholders in Indonesia, including companies and the national, provincial and district level governments, are estimated, with particular emphasis on the influence of alternative...

Monday, October 24th, 2011

Korea’s Forest Service SDI

Korea Forest Service (KFS) specializes in planting and taking care of forests. It aims to build a sustainable green welfare nation with a mission to promote healthy forests, rich mountains, and a happy populace. To satisfy this...

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