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11 06, 2021

[Share Your IFSA Experience] Doctor Tshego

By |2021-06-11T08:35:34+02:00June 11th, 2021|Other posts|

Hi IFSA world! I am Doctor Tshego, from Witbank, a town in north eastern South Africa. I study forestry to dive into sustainable resource management and mainly contribute to global and national level management and global strategy. I have an interest in pursuing a master's degree in tropical forestry [...]

7 06, 2021

Open call for Dare to Explore traineeships

By |2021-06-12T09:11:06+02:00June 7th, 2021|Opportunities, Opportunities from Partners, Other posts|

Open call for Dare to Explore! traineeships The European Forest Institute (EFI), the International Forestry Students’ Association (IFSA) and the International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO) are collaborating in a joint capacity development project on global student networking and green jobs in the forest sector. The Dare to [...]

7 06, 2021

Dare to Explore! Experience: The potential of woody biomass and new ideas for a professional career

By |2021-06-07T15:53:09+02:00June 7th, 2021|My IFSA Experience, Other posts, Report on Internships|

Dare to Explore! Experience: The potential of woody biomass and new ideas for a professional career I´m Ajdin Starčević from Bosnia and Herzegovina. From February to April, I have been a Dare to Explore! Trainee with CIFOR in Bonn, Germany. The scope of the traineeship was to assess the [...]

7 06, 2021

Dare to Explore! Experience: Towards The Same Goal, Beyond The Time Difference

By |2021-06-07T15:54:11+02:00June 7th, 2021|My IFSA Experience, Other posts, Report on Internships|

Dare to Explore! Experience: Towards The Same Goal, Beyond The Time Difference I am Hiromi Waragai, a student doing the Bachelor’s program in Forest Science at Hokkaido University in Japan. Since the beginning of February, I have been working as a Dare to Explore! trainee remotely at International Union [...]

16 05, 2021

OPEN CALL for Delegates in Forest Harvest: Community-Based NTFP Enterprises Forum (CBNE Forum)

By |2021-05-16T14:17:22+02:00May 16th, 2021|Event Annoucements, Open Call for Events, Opportunities, Other posts|

Would you like to be part of a digital IFSA delegation and/or volunteer in the organizing team at an international forestry event on Non-timber forest products? Are you interested in communications, social media coverage of a conference, language support, or technology-based problem-solving? Then this open call may hold several [...]

12 05, 2021

Global Forest Resources Assessments

By |2021-05-12T20:27:56+02:00May 12th, 2021|Learning, Opportunities, Other posts, Public Relations|

Global Forest Resources Assessments To tackle climate change and deforestation, people need transparent and accurate information on the world's forests. The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has released an open data platform containing a wealth of information on forest resources in all six official UN languages. Launched in English in [...]

30 04, 2021

Are you a young talent in the field of peatlands, mangroves, or aquatic & wetland ecosystem restoration?

By |2021-04-30T00:27:13+02:00April 30th, 2021|Internships, Opportunities, Opportunities from Partners, Other posts|

Are you a young talent in the field of peatlands, mangroves, or aquatic & wetland ecosystem restoration? Work with FAO and apply your knowledge while developing your skills in an international context. FAO internship programme is now open! French, Bahasa Indonesia or Spanish native speakers are especially encouraged to [...]

24 04, 2021

alpas – Forestry Beyond Borders

By |2021-04-24T10:29:28+02:00April 24th, 2021|Other posts|

alpas – Forestry Beyond Borders Over the Horizon and Beyond the Borders. Together, let’s break free and explore the boundless opportunities in the world of Forestry! The Association of Filipino Forestry Students-UPLB invites you to the very first IFSA Awareness Webinar with the theme “ALPAS: Forestry Beyond Borders”, happening [...]

18 04, 2021

Taking Stock of Global Capacity for Ecosystem Restoration: The deadline has been extended!

By |2021-04-18T22:09:21+02:00April 18th, 2021|Event Annoucements, Opportunities, Other posts|

Taking Stock of Global Capacity for Ecosystem Restoration : The deadline to complete the survey has been extended to 30 April! To prevent, halt and reverse the degradation of ecosystems worldwide, the United Nations General Assembly proclaimed 2021-2030 as the Decade on Ecosystem Restoration. When the strategy guiding this UN [...]

17 04, 2021

[FAO] One Year in Numbers

By |2021-04-17T16:43:21+02:00April 17th, 2021|Annual Reports, Other posts|

Building global capacity to increase transparency in the forest sector - One year in numbers   "Building global capacity to increase transparency in the forest sector (CBIT-Forest)” is a two-year project of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) financed by the Capacity Building Initiative for Transparency [...]

17 04, 2021

Forests and transparency under the Paris Agreement: the second edition of the massive online open courses

By |2021-04-24T20:23:35+02:00April 17th, 2021|Other posts|

Forests and transparency under the Paris Agreement: the second edition of the massive online open courses 50 IFSA students have the opportunity to join the second edition of the Massive online open courses (MOOC) - Forests and transparency under the Paris Agreement, from 24 May to 11 June 2021. [...]

14 04, 2021

Developing research to support decision making

By |2021-04-14T13:14:04+02:00April 14th, 2021|My IFSA Experience, Other posts, Report on Internships|

Developing research to support decision making: My experience as EFI´s trainee By: Fredy David Polo Villanueva Jr. Researcher at the European Forest Institute (EFI) Doctoral Candidate at the Technische Universität Dresden (TU Dresden) Fredy Polo is a Peruvian forester and IFSA member who started his career managing forest [...]

13 04, 2021

ELearning course – Forests and transparency under the Paris Agreement

By |2021-04-13T20:46:16+02:00April 13th, 2021|Other posts|

ELearning course - Forests and transparency under the Paris Agreement The objective of this course is to learn about the Enhanced Transparency Framework (EFT) under the Paris Agreement. It will be useful to those wishing to understand the importance of forest-related data collection, analysis, and dissemination in meeting the Enhanced [...]

13 04, 2021

Boosting transparency of forest data

By |2021-04-13T20:29:49+02:00April 13th, 2021|Other posts|

Boosting transparency of forest data Recently FAO hold the webinar “Forest data for climate action: the importance of legal and institutional frameworks” Forests, and forest monitoring, in particular, are critical to ensuring that countries stay on target with emission reduction goals within the framework of the Paris Agreement. A robust [...]

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