Mid-term Workshop of the AFoCO Project “Improving Pinus caribaea Morelet for plantation on degraded land in Viet Nam’s Northern mountainous region”

On 27 June 2022, in Ha Noi city, Viet Nam, The Forest Science Centre of North-Eastern Viet Nam (FSNE), under the Vietnamese Academy of Forestry Sciences (VAFS), organized the Mid-term Workshop of the AFoCO Project “Improving Pinus caribaea Morelet for plantation on degraded land in Viet Nam's Northern mountainous region” funded by the Asian Forestry Cooperation Organization (AFoCO). The workshop was held to review the progress and achievements of the Project, also to discuss the implementation … [Read more...]

Project: Optimising silvicultural management and productivity of high-quality acacia plantations, especially for sawlogs

Executive summary Vietnam imports 80% of its wood supply to service a growing export-focused furniture industry. The small-holder sector manages approximately half the total area of its plantation forests. A pre-project financial analysis had shown that there may be significant economic advantages for typical small-holders of sawlog over pulpwood production. We investigated the suitability of silvicultural systems that optimise the production of sawlogs from the most commonly planted … [Read more...]