(Pictures: Ching Chong) by Ching Chong About Shaw-Lin Lo Shaw-Lin Lo graduated from Freiburg University, and he was the Deputy for forestry department in National Chung Hsing University from 1980 to 1986. Currently, he is the emeritus professor of the department. Prof. Lo started to manage his own plantation in Dongshi in 1974 and he has … Continue reading Tropical Plantation Management in Taiwan. Interview with Professor Shaw-Lin Lo
by Samuel Adeyanju & Babatunde Ademujimi (picture by Yemi Adeyeye) Yemi Adeyeye is a Liu Scholar at the Liu Institute for Global Issues, a UBC Public Scholar and a PhD Candidate at the Faculty of Forestry, University of British Columbia, Canada. His research interests, as evident from his previous and present research pursuits form a cluster under international … Continue reading Forestry Education in Nigeria. Interview with Former IFSA Volunteer Yemi Adeyeye
by Liza Derenchenko Recently, I listened to an episode called “From tree to shinning tree” (30.07.16) on the “radiolab” podcast about the complex and fascinating underground life of forest trees and other organisms. Radiolab is an American show produced by WNYC studios in New York that aims to blur boundaries between science, philosophy, and human … Continue reading A Recount of the Radiolab Podcast Episode “From Tree to Shinning Tree”
(Pictures: Julius Samuels) by Ositadinma Evaristus Julius Samuel is the Supervisor of the Animal section at Imo State Zoological Garden, the only surviving Nature and conservation site in South East Nigeria and a prominent destination for eco-tourism. He holds a B.Sc in Zoology from the University of Maiduguri, Nigeria and specializes in wildlife management and … Continue reading Ecotourism and Biodiversity Conservation in IMO State Zoo, Nigeria
Pictures: © PEFC International by Steffen Dehn and Alessandra Grosse During the PEFC (Program for the Endorsement of Forest Certification) Stakeholder Dialogue, held in Bali on the 17th and 18th of November 2016, participants from the public and private sector as well as civil organizations discussed the topic "Sustainable Landscapes for Sustainable Livelihoods: Delivering Positive … Continue reading Report on PEFC Stakeholder Dialogue Meeting in Bali, November 2016
As we begin the second week of the 13th Convention of Biological Diversity (COP13 CBD) we continue to be bombarred with complex ideas, policy and statistics. There was no lack of these in the two major events I attended today. The first in the Rio Conventions Pavilion looked at the progress toward developing protected areas … Continue reading Second Week at COP 13
Walking in to the Moon Palace Resort - the main venue of the 13th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD)– my expectation were met and exceeded as government officials, non-governmental organizations, civil society, indigenous people and youth convened in support of the most important international framework for the … Continue reading Youth. Interested. Invested. Involved.
It is a pleasure to be part of the IFSA delegation at COP 13, I hope to learn and see how international politics works in the aspects of natural resource management.