World Forestry Congress 2015

Forests and People: Investing in a Sustainable Future

7 - 11 September 2015, Durban, South Africa
Monday | 19:45 – 21:00 | Hall 1B

The role of fast-growing trees in rural development


Fast-growing trees are important source of timber in domestic markets such products as wood pulp, construction materials, plywood, and furniture. These markets bring great economic benefits plantation forestry companies and factories as well as smallholder farming communities and micro-millers.

This panel will bring together scientists and stakeholders to present and exchange results and diverse experiences from research on diverse forms of management and use of fast-growing trees.

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Presenting:

Louis Putzel
Presentation:
"Smallholder management of natural ecological niches for production of fast-growing endemic timbers: Examples from Western Amazonia"

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