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21 May 2012 DR Congo

PhD defense Salomon Mampeta

The 18th of May 2012 Salomon Mampeta defended his doctoral thesis denominated: “Populations, Power and Conflicts around Forest Concessions in Isangi Territory”. The defense took place at the Tropenbos International office in Kisangani with four committee members from the University of Kisangani (Professors Sengi, Saile, Bolinda et Lipipa) and two committee members from the University of Bordeaux, France (Professors Darbon et Bergeron).

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16 May 2012 Ghana

MSD Platform Successfully Established in Two New Districts

The EU chainsaw milling project has expanded its multi-stakeholder dialogue (MSD) platform to two new forest districts: Tarkwa and Nkwanta.

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15 May 2012 Viet Nam

TBI Viet Nam holds a successful final phase two workshop

TBI Viet Nam held its final workshop of phase two on April 17th, 2012 in Hue, Viet Nam. The overall objective of the workshop was to evaluate the obtained results compiled by TBI Viet Nam, and to introduce the programme’s orientation thru 2016.

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15 May 2012 Viet Nam

Workshop to assess the policy and practice of Forest Land Allocation held in Ha Noi

On April 10th, 2012, TBI Viet Nam, with support from the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD), conducted a workshop in Ha Noi entitled, “Forestry Land Allocation: Policy and Practice.” The event was held in cooperation with the Department of Science, Technology and Environment (under MARD) and the Institute of Forest Planning and Inventory (FIPI).

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08 May 2012 the Netherlands

Moving Forward with Forest Governance

The need to improve forest governance as an important prerequisite for promoting sustainable forest management and reducing deforestation and forest degradation is widely acknowledged. To make governance better work for people and forests is not an easy challenge due to divergent interests and mind-sets and imbalanced power relations and unequal access to information, decision-making, resources and benefits.

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10 April 2012 Viet Nam

Forest Land Allocation: What has been Achieved?

On April 10th, 2012, TBI Viet Nam will cooperate with the Department of Science, Technology and Environment (belonging to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development), the Institute of Forest Inventory and Planning, and the Department of Forest Protection to organize the “National Workshop on Forest Land Allocation: Policy and Practice”.

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