Sharing knowledge on how South-east Asia can accelerate the shift toward a green economy by better managing its forests and landscapes will be the focus of Forests Asia Summit, taking place in Jakarta, Indonesia from 5-6 May 2014.
Forestry experts at Bioversity International and the Forest Research Institute of Malaysia call attention to the impacts of logging on the genetic diversity of timber trees in Asian forests, and its effects on timber production.
Knowledge that can contribute to sustainable biodiversity management and conservation can differ between men and women within a community. Find out how taking a participatory research approach to gather that knowledge is proving fruitful.
The fellowship has been awarded to a young researcher from the National Tree Seed Center of Burkina Faso, founded and directed by Dr Ouédraogo to carry forward the research on Parkia biglobosa, commonly called néré.
Bioversity's gender fellows discuss the complementarity of men's and women's roles in managing agroforestry systems in blog posts submitted to the World Congress on Agroforestry blog contest. Vote for your favorite blog by 5 February, 2014.