The ins and outs of forestry explained on new website
22 March, 2017
The United Nations International Day of Forests on 21 March
2017 was marked by Forestry
South Africa with the launch
of an information and illustration-rich website, ‘Forestry Explained'. The International Day of Forests is about
celebrating all forests, indigenous and commercial.
Commercial forests are full of untapped energy
20 March, 2017
The theme of the
2017 United Nations International Day of Forests is Forests and Energy
. The International Council of Forest and Paper
is proud to represent the global forest products industry, which plays an
important role in contributing to the
Update of the 7th Forest Science Symposium
13 March, 2017
Planning for the ICFR/IUFRO 7th
Forest Science Symposium, which will take place from 18-20 July 2017 is well in hand and detailed information can be found on the ICFR website www.icfr.ukzn.ac.za.
Mr Gordhan praises CEO Initiative
9 March, 2017
Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has praised the business leaders of
the CEO Initiative as "innovators" who have demonstrated that it is
possible for business, labour and government to work together on key
projects. The trust established between the three parties last year...
Forest Investment Conference
2 March, 2017
a European perspective
on global timberland
investments at the 4th Annual Forest Investment Conference
After three years in
New York City, this
event is moving to
London - a move
Attracted to this
financial hub city...
Two different open courses Mpumalanga - Productivity and costs; Road management
2 March, 2017
Andrew Mc Ewan of CMO will be presenting
two open courses in Mpumalanga at the beginning of April. Both
courses will be presented at Bundu Lodge between
Nelspruit and White River. The first course, titled "Managing
productivity and costs in forestry operations"...
Upcoming Events at the ICFR
23 February, 2017
Collaboration, partnerships, research, knowledge sharing,
networking and some celebrations... 2017 promises to be a busy and exciting year
for the Institute for Commercial Forestry Research (ICFR). This year sees the
ICFR celebrate its 70th
birthday! The Institute has over the years
Impact of baboons in timber plantations
22 February, 2017
Baboons cause substantial losses for citrus, banana, maize, vegetable, macadamia,
avocado, grape and timber farmers.The forestry industry works with other farming groups, nature
conservation agencies, environmental bodies and the scientific community,
to ensure that control...
National Minimum Wage Agreement has now been signed
13 February, 2017
Following negotiations at Nedlac, the National Minimum Wage Agreement was signed by the parties involved (with the exception
of Cosatu) on Tuesday 7 February 2017.
IUFRO Congress Newsletter 2017
9 February, 2017
In this newsletter we present, Call for Abstracts: aftermath and revisions, Current Congress Schedule and the First Bronze Sponsor: MDPI Forest.