GFOI Plenary 2017 from 9-12 April 2017 in Viet Nam

Global Forest Observations Initiative (GFOI), together with the Forest Inventory and Planning Institute (FIPI) of Vietnam and partners, will host the annual GFOI Plenary meeting of 2017 in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam from 9 to 12 April. The open plenary sessions will be held on 11-12 April, with additional invitation only meetings being held on 9-10 April. The Plenary meetings will gather GFOI partners from around the world to discuss the latest developments in national forest monitoring issues … [Read more...]

Forestry Certification Workshop 2014 on 8 December 2014 at Hanoi, Vietnam

These days, the increasing demand for forestry materials and products is raising the public’s awareness about these materials and products’ sustainability. The issues of global warming, which are emerging alongside the issues of climate change, deforestation, and illegal logging, are concerning people across the globe. In recent years, focus on forestry-based industries, as one of the leading causes of deforestation globally has grown. However, in reality, the existence of a viable and … [Read more...]

Regional Workshop on Payment for Environmental Services on 24-25 November 2014 at Hanoi, Vietnam

The Workshop will be jointly organized by the Vietnamese Academy of Forest Sciences (VAFS) and the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) with funding from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). The Workshop will be organized on 24-25 November 2014 at Hanoi, Vietnam aimed at the following objectives: Presentation of key approaches and lessons learnt for design and implementation of payment for environmental services in different country studied as well as … [Read more...]

Vietnamese Academy of Forest Sciences and Korea National Arboretum signed an agreement to research biodiversity conservation between Vietnam and Korea period of 2014-2020

On 14/10, in Pyeongchang - Korea, on the sidelines of the workshop "forest seeds and plant conservation area in East Asia, Director of Vietnamese Academy of Forest Sciences, Assoc. Dr. Vo Dai Hai and General Manager Korea National Arboretum, Dr. You Mi Lee has signed a collaborative research agreement. According to the agreement, Vietnamese Academy of Forest Sciences  will carry out research in the field of biodiversity, plant physiology and functions of forests and forest vegetation … [Read more...]

The International Forestry Review – Sustaining Forests, Sustaining People: The Role of Research “XXIV IUFRO World Congress, 5–11 October 2014” (Abstract)

Source: (International Forestry Review) Abstract download Preface On behalf of the Congress Scientifi c Committee1 for the XXIV World Congress of the International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO) – the world’s network of forest science – it is my pleasure to present this collection of abstracts of plenary, sub-plenary, technical, and poster presentations which constitute the Congress scientifi c program. These 2,430 abstracts represent … [Read more...]

IUFRO Acacia 2014 – “Sustaining the Future of Acacia Plantation Forestry” booklet

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Increasing Forest Area under Community Management, Strengthening Control of Communities over Forests Key to Healthy Forests in Asia-Pacific

In November 19, 2013, in Bangkok, Thailand, more than 100 representatives of governments, civil society organizations, local communities, NGOs, academia, and international organizations from the region have come together for the Third Regional Forum for People and Forests. The Forum aims to strengthen community forestry in the Asia and the Pacific region by developing Joint Community Forest Country Action Plans. The Plans seek to prioritize increasing forest area under community management; … [Read more...]

Notification of organizing PhD themata

1)     Name of fellow: Mr. Vũ Đức Quỳnh 2)     Time and date: 8:30, November 15, 2013 3)     Place: Room 306, the Vietnamese Academy of Forest Sciences Dong Ngac commune, Tu Liem district, Ha Noi city, Viet Nam 4)     Name of 3 themata: Theme 1: Overview of researches on carbonaceous storage capacity of forests in the world and in Vietnam. Theme 2: Investigation, determination of Dipterocarps forest biomass in the Central Highlands. Theme 3: Investigation, evaluation of carbonaceous … [Read more...]

MOU Signed Between VAFS and MBFP

In order to promote the application of scientific and technological research results to implement forestry development projects in Vietnam, the Vietnamese Academy of Forest Sciences and the Management Board for Forestry Projects discussed needs for cooperation between the two parties. On that basis, afternoon 15 October 2013, at VAFS office in Hanoi, the two parties signed the memorandum of cooperation for forestry development in Vietnam. Attending the ceremony, representatives of VAFS are … [Read more...]

Sấu – Dracontomelum duperreanum Pierre, D. sinense Stapf

Tên loài: Sấu (Dracontomelum duperreanum Pierre, D. sinense Stapf) Họ: Anacardiaceae Ảnh 1: Sấu cổ thụ trong vườn Quốc Gia Xuân Sơn Ảnh 2: Cây Sấu để trồng rừng Ảnh 3: Cây Sấu để trồng đường phố … [Read more...]