7 August 2019
Alternative Commercial Investment African Forestry Ghana

Alternative Commercial Investment Models for African Forestry

Despite the immense potential of Africa’s vast, resource-rich forests, commercial investments in forestry have nearly ground to a halt across the continent over the course of the past decade. Since 2000, for instance, the commercial private sector has established only about 125,000 hectares of new plantations, whereas smallholders have planted a mere 250,000 hectares. To make....
29 March 2021

In Memoriam: Mans Vroom 1943-2021

On the 21rst of March, 2021 our much esteemed colleague Mans Vroom has passed away at the age of 77. His rich career was unique; for over 45 years he worked in tropical forestry as a real pioneer and held various management functions in West and Central Africa and South America.
20 April 2021

A new partnership for the Timber Trade Portal!

The International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO), Form International and the International Tropical Timber Technical Association (ATIBT) signed a new agreement for the expansion and improvement of the Timber Trade Portal (TTP) on the 8th of March, 2021.