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13 April 2006
Purificacion S. Daloos and Ramon N. Calumbay, Ulot Watershed Model ForestStakeholders of the Ulot Watershed Model Forest in the Philippines have formed five resource mobilization teams to undertake activities that will generate funds for Model Forest programs in 2006.The IMFN Secretariat and the...
13 April 2006
With two new Model Forests under development, bringing the country’s total to five sites, Russia plans to establish its own national networkMeetings held in Moscow, February 6, 7, and 8, hosted by Michael Dmitrievich Giraev, Deputy Chief, Russian Federal Forest Agency (RFFA), brought together...
11 April 2006
Finding out what made well-respected indigenous leaders Ron Evans and Sheldon Kent, partners in the Manitoba Model Forest, travel 8000 miles to the Williche communities in Chiloé, Chile, peaked the curiousity of documentary filmmakers from the Aboriginal Peoples Television Network (APTN) of...
10 April 2006
The Canadian Model Forest Network (CMFN) has launched its new and improved online publications database. Whether you are searching for the latest Canadian Model Forest newsletter or research report, or are interested in broader sustainability issues such as indigenous partnerships, climate change,...
10 April 2006
Michael Kennedy, a Canadian CUSO cooperant, recently joined the Regional Model Forest Network for Latin American and Caribbean (LAC-Net) for a 2-year placement. Mike, originally from Hartland, New Brunswick, now lives in Cartago, Costa Rica. Mike’s professional training and interests include...
10 April 2006
 Canada’s sustainable forest movement lost one of its strongest supporters in January 2006 with the passing of J. Michael (Mike) Waldram, RPF, of cancer. Mike Waldram’s career began with his graduation from the University of New Brunswick, Faculty of Forestry. Shortly thereafter,...
10 April 2006
Once the single most important producer of iron ore in the world, the Bergslagen area in south-central Sweden has a long history of forest landscape use. But the population in rural areas has dwindled as more and more people have lost forestry- and agricultural- based jobs and moved to the cities....
10 April 2006
Looking for funding?The "CPF Sourcebook on funding for sustainable forest management" is a joint effort by FAO (on behalf of the Collaborative Partnership on Forests, CPF) and the National Forest Program Facility. The sourcebook provides information on more than 650 funding agencies and...
09 February 2006
LAC-Net Board Meeting: Name Change, New MembersCMFN Funding in PlaceAdvisory Committee Established for the Regional Model Forest Network-Asia CUSO Cooperants Finish Placements with LAC-NetCameroon Model Forest Representative Attends 6th CEFDHAC Conference in Gabon US Forest Service Announces...
09 February 2006
A New Future for the Canadian Model Forest Network 2006-06-27 Canada's Model Forests are on track to formalizing a new future as a non-profit corporation Canadian Model Forest Network to Host IMFN Global Forum in 2007 2006-06-27 Building on the success of the 2005 International...
09 February 2006
Brazil Unveils Two Model Forests 2005-07-11Brazil will safeguard the ecosystems of the Mata Atlantica forest, near the city of Ouro Preto in eastern Brazil, and the Pandeiros forest, in the north of the state of Minas Gerais using the Model Forest approach.Climbing the Policy Chain: Ulot Watershed...
16 December 2005
African Model Forest Network Board meetingCameroon, 13-18 February, 2014http://www.africanmodelforests.net/ Baltic Landscape ConferenceBelarus, 25-27 February 2014http://www.skogsstyrelsen.se/en/Projektwebbar/Baltic-Landscape/ IberoAmerican Model Forest Network Board meetingEcuador, 17-21...
22 November 2005
On the evening of November 15, participants attended the Global Forum Poster Session, where each model forest displayed its activities and key outcomes in two key thematic areas. The themes presented included:GovernanceSustainable Economic DevelopmentScience and Best PracticesConservation, Habitat...
26 October 2005
 Unable to attend the 2005 International Model Forest Network Global Forum in Turrialba, Costa Rica? Through our on-line discussion group (“d-group”) you can still participate. Check this space regularly for reports from the three working group sessions (see the GF program for...
19 September 2005
Networks and Networking: Current Practice and Future Directions in the IMFNThis year marks the 10th anniversary of the International Model Forest Network Secretariat (IMFNS) — time to not only to take stock of the Network as it has evolved over the years, but also to consider where the IMFN...