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Thursday, September 8th, 2011

Report Questions Benefits from Sustainability Forestry Scheme

A new report from the UK-based International Institute for Environment and Development warns that the benefits from sustainable forestry schemes (REDD+), may not achieve social and environmental benefits unless in local control. The REDD+ schemes aim to...

Monday, August 1st, 2011

Remote Sensing to Assess Indian Trees

According to forest and environment minister, Ajay Singh Yadav, the forest department has made an agreement with the Haryana State Remote Sensing Application Centrein Hisar, and the National Remote Sensing Centre (NRSC) in Hydrabad, who will be...

Thursday, July 28th, 2011

DMCii Appoints Professor Jim Lynch OBE Director of Forestry

Remote sensing solutions provider DMCii has appointed Professor Jim Lynch OBE Director of Forestry to oversee the development of effective tools and partnerships for the implementation of sustainable forestry programmes. Lynch was previously Chief Executive of the UK...

Thursday, July 14th, 2011

Nelson Forests Ltd. of NZ Implements Cengea’s Forest and Fibre Mgt Solution

Nelson Forests Limited (NFL) is an entity created by Global Forest Partners LP (GFP) in late 2007 to acquire and manage high quality Radiata Pine plantations located in the Nelson and Marlborough regions, in the South Island...

Tuesday, July 12th, 2011

Satellites Keep Forest Management in Check

Satellites can bring new transparency to how forests are being managed. With the increasing production of pulp, paper and timber products, there is concern over the effect that expanding plantations and logging in natural forests have on...

Tuesday, June 28th, 2011

Report – Forestry Investments in Emerging Markets

Between 17-19 May 2011, about 50 participants, such as institutional investors, investment advisors, timber funds, forest business developers, and forestry specialists - attended the meeting "Forestry Investments in Emerging Markets" organised by FAO, the NFP Facility and...

Tuesday, June 14th, 2011

Cambodia Unveils Community Forest Plan

The Forestry Administration yesterday launched a new US$3.8 million project to conserve forests in four provinces in the Cardamom region through sustainable community forestry. The new project is funded by the Global Environmental Facility, an independent financial institution...

Monday, June 6th, 2011

Water Conservation Among Top Priorities

The UAE’s contributions towards the global forest conservation programmes are focused on improving protection of biodiversity and fragile environments backed by solid policies to reduce carbon footprint and constantly planting mangroves in all coastal areas, according to...

Friday, May 27th, 2011

Jack Dangermond Addresses the Origins and Future of GIS

Jack Dangermond, founder and president of Esri, addressed the start of the company with the audience at the Esri Forestry GIS Solutions Conference this week. Many of the company’s first customers were in the forestry industry. At...

Friday, April 8th, 2011

Recruitment – Asia- Pacific Researcher and One Associate Researcher for Forest Conservation

The IGES Natural Resources Management (NRM) Group conducts strategic policy research, capacity building activities and outreach to contribute to the management, protection and enhancement of natural resources in the Asia-Pacific region. As part of the NRM Group, the Forest Conservation...

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