Monday, January 30, 2012
TRAINING: PhD Course on International Forestry and Global Issues
The French National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA), AgroParisTech- ENGREF, the Nancy centre and the European Forest Institute’s Central European Regional Office and the Observatory for European Forests (EFICENT-OEF) will conduct a PhD course on 'International Forestry and Global Issues' 16-20 April, 2012 in Nancy, France.
This course will address a wide range of forest issues and topics, which rank high on the international and national forest and environmental research and policy agendas. The course will offer PhD students and young scientists an excellent opportunity to interact with internationally renowned experts from various fields of forest science and policy.
The following themes will be discussed:
- State of forests and overview of international policies
- Wood products, consumption and trade
- Biodiversity and forests
- Climate change and carbon sequestration
- Rural areas, forestry and society
The 'International Forestry and Global Issues' course is addressed to young scientists doing their research on forest related topics. Within the course trans-disciplinary topics and approaches will be discussed and students with different research backgrounds are welcome to participate.
Deadline: February 15, 2012