PORTO, PORTUGAL

Governance, Economics and Trade, Markets, Profitability of Planted Forests

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Coordinators: Inazio Martinez de Arano and Américo Mendes

The workshop was held at the Universidade Católica Portuguesa (Porto), Foz Campus, a few minutes walk from the seaside and 4 km from the city centre.

Programme:

Session 1: GOVERNANCE OF PLANTED FORESTS

Key note presentation by Marco Boscolo (FAO): Country Experiences and Lessons from Facilitating Dialogue between Forest and Finance Sectors  pdf_icon.gif : 1Kb

Voluntary presentations:

  • Mauro Masiero (It): Standards and Guidelines for Management of Forest Plantations: a Global Comparative Study   pdf_icon.gif : 1Kb
  • A.A. Erakhrumen (Nigeria): Recent trends in incorporating participatory approaches into sustainable management of natural planted forests.
  • Lucio Brotto (It): Influence of Corporate Responsibility on Financial Return in Forest Plantations: Case Studies from South America, South East Asia and Africa pdf_icon.gif : 1Kb
  • Analyn L. Codilan (Philippines): Developing a New Yield Regulation Index for Industrial Tree Plantations in the Philippines pdf_icon.gif : 1Kb
  • Teki Surayya (India): Role of afforestation on dry and degraded lands and developmental finance in generating sustainable livelihood and strategies to arrests desertification: case studies.

Key note presentation by Daniela Kleinschmidt (SLU Sweden & IUFRO Division 9): Inter-Sectoral and Inter-Institutional Linkages for Engagement and Problem Solving among Diverse Stakeholders.

Voluntary presentations:

  • Juan Ramon Murua (Sp): Towards a New Governance of Planted Forests in the Basque Country
  • Julia Szulecka (Germany): Local Institutions and their Role in Timber Plantation Governance: Lessons from a Comparative Case-study of Smallholder Plantations in Paraguay pdf_icon.gif : 1Kb
  • Ahmad Dhiaulhaq (Indonesia): Mediating Plantation Conflicts: Lessons and Experiences from Indonesia pdf_icon.gif : 1Kb
  • Jia Li (Netherlands): Tenure Regime Effects on Farm Household Investment in Large-scale Forestry Projects.

Session 2: ECONOMICS, PROFITABILITY AND POLICY OF FOREST PLANTATION DEVELOPMENT

Key note presentation by Daowei Zhang (Auburn University): Economics and Policy of Forest Plantation Development.

Voluntary presentations:

  • Jeff Wrights (USA) Eucalyptus Plantations in Florida (USA): Economic Analysis of Current and Potential Uses
  • Hanitra Rakotoarison (Fr): Profitability of Plantations in French Public Forests pdf_icon.gif : 1Kb
  • David Evison (NZ): Economics of Radiate Pine Tree Breeding in New Zealand
  • David Evison (NZ): Profitability of Plantation Forestry in New Zealand
  • Tugba Deniz (Turkey): The Economic Analysis of Industrial Plantations in Turkey pdf_icon.gif : 1Kb

Session 3: PLANTED FORESTS PRODUCTION AND MARKETING POTENTIAL

Key note presentation by Jim Carle (JB Carle & Associates): Planted Forests: Wood Production and Enhanced Trade Opportunities through Certification, Verification and Governance Instruments pdf_icon.gif : 1Kb

Voluntary presentations:

  • Anh Thuy Le (Vietnam): Group Certification for Smallholders' Plantations- Challenges and Opportunities: case study of Quang Tri Smallholder Forest Certification Group in Central Vietnam.
  • Joana Amaral Paulo (presented by Margarida Tomé) (Port): Impact of Forest Policies to Promote Plantation and Tree Increase in Cork Oak Stands for Future Cork Availability pdf_icon.gif : 1Kb
  • S. Barreiro (Port): Using Consecutive National Inventories to Evaluate Regional Simulators: An Application to the Regional Simulator SIMPLOT in Portugal pdf_icon.gif : 1Kb
  • S. Barreiro (Port): Assessing the Impacts of Fire Severity on Eucalyptus Forests in Portugal using SIMPLOT Regional Simulator pdf_icon.gif : 1Kb

Session 4: PLANTED FORESTS IMPACT ON GLOBAL FOREST ECONOMY

Key note presentation by Joseph Buongiorno (UW-Madison): Assessing the Impact of Planted Forests on Global Forest Economy pdf_icon.gif : 1Kb

Voluntary presentations:

  • Graça Louro (Port): Application of the "Global model for the forest and wood chains" to practical situations in Portugal.
  • Frederick Cubbage (USA): Global Forest Investments and Trends, 2005-2011.
  • Jaana Korhonen (Fi): Direst Investments in Global Planted Forests.
  • Robert Abt (USA): Modelling Timber Supply from Planted Forests in South America.

Session 5: PLANTED FORESTS AS A RENEWABLE RESOURCE FOR THE FUTURE

Key note presentation by Frederick Cubbage (North Carolina University) : Global Forest Plantation Investments and Trends, 2005-2011.

Voluntary presentations:

  • Kandie Kipkemboi (Kenya): Planted Forests on the Global Renewable Resources for the Future as an Enterprise in the Community within Millennium Villages Project, Siaya District, Kenya.
  • Sofia Knapic (Port): The Economic Valorization of Timber as a Tool to Enhance Autochtonous Spesies: the Case of Quercus Faginea.
  • J. Fernandez-Moya (Sp): Forest Nutrition and Fertilization in Teak (Tectona grandis L.F.) Plantations in Centra America
  • Pipiet Larasatie (NZ): Teak Furniture Marketing: a case study in Jepara, Centra Java, Indonesia.
  • Laurent Quéno (Bra): Cost of Production Unit Energy Generated by Biomass Eucalyptus and Elephant Grass.
  • S. Barreiro (Port): Analysis of the Impact of the use of Eucalyptus Biomass for Energy on Wood Availability for Eucalyptus Forest in Portugal: a simulation study.

FIELD EXCURSION

Visit to small scale planted forests (eucalyptus and pine) in the Sousa Valley and meeting with the local forest owners' association (Associaçao Florestal do vale do Sousa) and with FORESTIS (National Federation of Forest Owners' Associations.

Download the detailed workshop programme

All voluntary abstracts for the workshop can be viewed here.