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9 09, 2021

Survey: Challenges of learning forestry around the world

By |2021-09-09T15:31:48+02:00September 9th, 2021|Other posts|

The Joint IUFRO-IFSA Task Force on Forest Education (JTF) and the International Forestry Students’ Association (IFSA) as part of their participation in the IUFRO World Day 2021 (https://www.iufroworldday.org/) are seeking responses from students around the world to shape the discussion of an event organised to celebrate the day. The [...]

26 08, 2021

The Future of Forestry as a Profession is Forest Education

By |2021-09-02T17:38:32+02:00August 26th, 2021|Other posts|

The Future of Forestry as a Profession is Forest Education By Juliet Achieng Owuor* Prof. Mike Wingfield, Founding Director of FABI/IUFRO´s Immediate Past President / Photo by Juliet Achieng Owuor Prof. Mike Wingfield, the immediate President of the International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO), and the first African [...]

26 08, 2021

[Open Call] for IUCN World Conservation Congress

By |2021-08-29T19:24:03+02:00August 26th, 2021|Opportunities, Opportunities from Partners, Other posts|

Open call for IUCN World Conservation Congress Congress dates: 3-11 September 2021 The IUCN World Conservation Congress has grown to be the world’s largest and most democratic recurring conservation event in the world, bringing the expertise and influence of its powerful membership to bear on the most pressing issues of [...]

19 07, 2021

Peatland – Video Challenge

By |2021-07-19T17:56:17+02:00July 19th, 2021|Opportunities, Other posts|

Peatlands are….? Video Series Source:unep.org   What are peatlands? Are you a peatland enthusiast?  Join the challenge! The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) UK Peatland Programme has an initiative titled “Peatlands are..” video series which aims at raising awareness of peatlands and building momentum for World Bog Day [...]

13 07, 2021

YAFP: Open Call for Local Events

By |2021-07-26T00:08:44+02:00July 13th, 2021|Open Call for Events, Opportunities, Other posts|

Young African Forestry Professionals Publication Project (YAFP): Open Call for Local Events Dear IFSA LC’s in Africa,  The Joint IUFRO-IFSA Task Force on Forest Education has been working on the Young African Forestry Professionals Publication project (YAFP) since April 2020. The project is coming to an end [...]

1 07, 2021

Latin America Regional Meeting 2021

By |2021-07-01T00:40:39+02:00July 1st, 2021|Internal News, Other posts, Regional Meetings|

Latin America Regional Meeting 2021 The Latin America Regional Meeting took place in June 10 - 13, organized by a member of each local committee from the region.  During four days, thanks to the effort of the OC, members of Latin America could increase bonds among LCs and [...]

26 06, 2021

Asia Pacific Election & Awards for LC Presentations

By |2021-06-26T14:40:25+02:00June 26th, 2021|Other posts|

Online Asia Pacific Regional Meeting took place between 1-3 June with an amazing program thanks to great efforts of the Organizing Committee from LC Hokkaido University, Japan. During the 3-day program, there were lectures from professors and a workshop by RECOFTC. Besides that, several IFSA events took place during the [...]

22 06, 2021

[Open Call] Abstract for the XV World Forestry Congress

By |2021-06-22T13:19:01+02:00June 22nd, 2021|Event Annoucements, Opportunities, Other posts|

Calling all youth! The deadline to submit your abstract for a paper or poster is 30 June 2021 – submit your work to contribute to engaging discussions which will shape the future of forests.  Congress speakers will be chosen from accepted voluntary contributions. Stay tuned for sponsorship opportunities! #WFC2021Korea [...]

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 [...]

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