05 December 2011 the Netherlands

Current status of community forestry in Cameroon

In the publication “Etat des lieux de la foresterie communautaire et communale au Cameroun” (Current status of community forestry in Cameroon) Tropenbos International reviews more than 15 years of community forestry in Cameroon and gives some lessons for its application in other Central African countries.

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24 November 2011 Suriname

Book launch "Sustainable Management of Tropical Rainforests - The CELOS Management System"

On 20 January 2012 a book with contributions from 25 authors on the experiences of the CELOS Management System will be launched as result of a Tropenbos International Suriname project in collaboration with the Centre for Agricultural Research in Suriname (CELOS) and Wageningen University and Research centre (WUR), and co-funding of WWF-Guianas.

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14 November 2011 Ghana

EU keen to support adequate supply of legal timber on the domestic market

Tropenbos International together with local partners have been awarded a next grant from the EU to continue the chainsaw milling project aimed at securing legal domestic lumber supply in support of the VPA. The project was launched on 26th October, 2011 in Accra, Ghana.

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03 November 2011 Colombia

Commemoration of the International Year of Forests 2011

Tropenbos International Colombia has joined the celebration of the International Year of Forests participating in various activities promoted by the environmental sector. At these events TBI Colombia has shared its experience on indigenous forest management.

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03 November 2011 Viet Nam

GIS course in support of forest information management

In an attempt to improve the capacity for its partners and stakeholders in the forest sector of Viet Nam, TBI Viet Nam organized a course on “GIS application in forest information management” from 13 to 16 January 2011 in Hue city.

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01 November 2011 Viet Nam

Research on Forest Governance Monitoring in Viet Nam

Tropenbos International, in cooperation with FAO and the Wageningen UR Centre for Development Innovation, is implementing a pilot project on Forest Governance Monitoring (FGM) in Viet Nam. With support from MARD, the programme director (PD) of TBI Viet Nam and an independent expert from FAO organised several meetings at national and local level institutes and organizations.

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