Environment, Carbon and Forests
New report highlights the important interplay between sustainable forestry and food security and nutrition
Coastal forest industry looks to FPInnovations to address boomstick inventory replacement annual cost of approximately $12.7 million To address the coastal forest industry’s need to extend the service life of new boomsticks, FPInnovations conducted a recent study looking at the treatability of debarked and drilled logs of coastal species. The study involved a small-scale lab trial where boomsticks were treated with the marine-approved commercial preservative …
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Published June 26th, 2017 by the BC Lumber Trade Council – Source B.C. lumber producers continue to vigorously defend against additional duties B.C. lumber producers will continue to vigorously defend the industry against a new round of preliminary anti-dumping duties imposed by the U.S. Department of Commerce on Canadian softwood lumber. “These duties result from the trade action which is part of the continued attempt …
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The recently released double edition of Enterprise Development & Microfinance (EDM) explores how VCD initiatives involving smallholders and small and medium enterprises are designed, implemented and assessed. Since the early 2000’s, practitioners and researchers have been working on ways...
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Independent forest monitoring by civil society can improve transparency and help strengthen checks on illegality in the forest sector in Africa, an international conference heard last month in Accra. Over 70 experts from ten countries including Cameroon, Cote D’Ivoire, Liberia, Central African Republic and the Democratic Republic of Congo attended the African Sub-Regional Conference on Independent Forest Monitoring on 10-11 May. The conference was co-organized by Civic Response Ghana, with support from the FAO-EU Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade (FLEGT) Programme, and the Congo Basin Forest Monitoring project (CV4C) implemented by the Centre for International Development and Training (CIDT).
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