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 [...]

3 06, 2020

Is forestry among the prestigious professions in Africa?

By |2020-07-24T10:20:07+02:00June 3rd, 2020|Opportunities|

There are numerous developments happening in the forest sector in terms of the goods and services that forests provide, education and labour market among others.  These developments have a great potential in promoting sustainable forest management and offering numerous career opportunities including green jobs. In 2019, almost 60 % of [...]

22 05, 2020

OPEN CALL: Student researcher in the Young African Forestry Professionals Publication project (YAFP)

By |2020-07-24T19:17:29+02:00May 22nd, 2020|Opportunities, Opportunities from Partners|

⚠️ THIS OPEN CALL is currently closedAbout the project The Young African Forestry Professionals Publication project (YAFP) is a new project launched in April 2020 by the joint IUFRO-IFSA Taskforce on Forest Education. The project’s overall goal is to motivate and inspire young people to pursue forest-related studies and careers [...]

17 05, 2019

Do Not Close the Door When It Is Still Open: The Ghana IDF 2019 Experience

By |2020-07-24T10:20:36+02:00May 17th, 2019|Other posts|

Information begets inspiration, inspiration creates aspiration, aspiration leads to action and action brings about actualization. The story of a passionate forester from Nigeria who participated in the Africa Climate Week 2019/ International Day of Forest at Accra, Ghana in March 2019. Earlier in 2018 I received an email through the [...]

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