Final international public conference "Short rotation forestry and Agroforestry: an exchange of experience between CDM countries and Europe" 20 - 22 June 2011 Marchesi di Barolo, Barolo, Italy

Conference booklet

download (12MB) It contains all articles which have been provided by speakers and also by some authors which could not hold a presentation.

Contents

  1. Casuarina clone based profitable business agroforestry models for Tamil Nadu (Dr M.P.Divya)
  2. Environmental and financial viability of CDM afforestation in dryland Uzbekistan (Dr Asia Khanzima)
  3. Turning to arid areas for timber through short rotation forests: the case of Melia volkensii (Dr James M. Kimondo)
  4. Short rotation forestry - production of biomass by planting Eucalyptus plantations on saline and sodic soils for bioenergy (Dr Avtar Singh)
  5. Fertilizer requirements of poplar and willow (Dr Georg von Wuehlisch)
  6. Insect pests in SRC in Germany ˆ a an overview of their effects, risk potential and control measures (Ms Christiane Helbig)
  7. Appraisal of agroforestry landuse systems prevalent on farmersˆa owned lands for their Carbon Sequestration Potential in Mid-Himalayan Region of Himachal Pradesh, India (Dr Kartar Singh Verma)
  8. Declining Himalayan bioresources: a threat to farmerˆas livelihood (Dr Rajeshwar S. Chandel)
  9. High value utilization of wood from SRF-revised version in China (Prof. Jianmin Chang)
  10. Contract pulpwood farming ˆ a methods and impacts in supply chain (Dr K.T. Parthiban)
  11. Value addition of agroforestry plantation residues through briquetting technology for energy purpose (Dr S. Umesh Kanna)
  12. Resource potential and developing prospect of forest bioenergy in China (Prof.Caihong Zhang)
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  14. Brazilian agroforestry systems (Mr Diego de Paula TolA
  15. Landscape remediation after the red mud disaster in Hungary with short rotation forestry (Dr Csaba Gyuricza)
  16. Short rotation forestry: End-use conflicts and potential for positive outcomes in a developing country context (Ms Genevieve Lamond)
  17. Utilization of fast-growing wood from thinning and pruning as oriented strand board raw material (Dr Arif Nuryawan)
  18. Utilization sengon wood as face/back veneer on comply products (Dr Arif Nuryawan)
  19. The impact of wild animals on SRC in Germany – a widely underestimated factor (Dr Dirk Landgraf)
  20. Results of testing various biomass estimation methods for short rotation coppice with poplar (suitable to Southern German conditions) (Mr Sebastian Hauk)
  21. Potential Biofuels in Indonesia (Mrs Zuraida)
  22. Mapping of land suitability for oil palm under different land system in Indonesia (Ms Rahmawaty)
  23. Production potential of Leucaena and fodder intercrops under alley farming system (Dr. Sanjeev K. Chauhan)

Presentation slides

Andrea Barban

download (12MB) Project developer and consultant of Alasia New Clones company, Italy. He deals with budget plan set up, site evaluation, contractors selection/direction and operations plan execution focus on short rotation forestry plantation in Europe. Presentation:"Modern Poplar breeding in Europe: the prospective of a private breeder"

Asia Khamzina

download Junior professor at the University of Bonn and senior scientist at the Center for Development Research (ZEF). 10 years of experience in research and project development in the ecologically challenged Aral Sea Area (Uzbekistan and Karakalpakstan). Her main research focuses on dryland agroforestry, restoration of degraded agro-ecosystems and the adaptation to climate change, tree growth modelling and economics of small-scale forests Presentation: "Environmental and financial viability of CDM afforestation in dryland Uzbekistan" (4.7MB)

James Kimondo

Forestry Research Institute, Kenya Presentation:"Turning to arid areas for short term forestry: the case of Melia volkensii in Kenya" (4.3)

Avtar Singh (presentation held by a colleague)

download (1MB) Professor at Kumaon University, India. 24 years of experience in the field of forestry and agroforestry. Pioneer in agroforestry, production crops under tree plantations (tree-crop interaction). Founder of "PAU Tree Growers Association" for the dissemination of information to farmers. Presentation: "Short rotation forestry- Production of biomass by raising eucalypt plantations on saline and sodic soils for bioenergy"

Georg von Wuehlisch

download (0.4MB) Researcher at Institute for Forest Genetics, Germany. Works in the area of genetics for sustainable forestry. Presentation: "Fertilizer requirements of poplar and willow"

Shibu Jose

download (1.1MB) H.E. Garrett Endowed Chair Professor of Applied Ecology and Agroforestry and Director of the Center for Agroforestry at the University of Missouri, USA. His current research is on ecological sustainability, the ecosystem of agroforestry and mixed species biomass plantations and ecosystem restoration. Presentation:"Short rotation woody crops: water and nutrient use and water quality concerns"

Christiane Helbig

download Junior researcher at the Chair of Forest Protection of Dresden University of Technology, Germany. She has been working on 3 projects (AGROWOOD, CultPop and AgroForNet) dealing with the establishment and management of short rotation coppice. She investigates the influence of biotic risk factors on short rotation coppice with special regard to insects. Presentation: "Insect pests in SRC in Germany – an overview of their effects, risk potential and control measures"

Kartar S. Verma

download (1MB) Director of Environmental Science department at Dr Y.S. Parmar University of Horticulture & Forestry, India. 24 years of experience in the field of forestry, agroforestry and environmental science. 14 years of service as a Deputy Coordinator/Coordinator of the research group on short rotation forestry within the International Union of Forest Research Organization. Presentation: "Appraisal of agroforestry landuse systems prevalent on farmers' owned lands for their carbon sequestration potential in mid-himalayan region of Himachal Pradesh India"

Rajeshwar S. Chandel

download (9MB) General Secretary of a non government organization ‘Youth for Sustainable Development'. His focus is on ensuring the role of youth in rural development and the environmental conservation of mountainous eco systems. He works also as a Residue Analyst in the Department of Entomology and Apiculture of Dr. Y.S. Parmar University of Horticulture & Forestry, India. Presentation: "Declining Himalayan bioresources: a threat to farmer's livelihood"

Oscar Llanque (presentation was not held)

download (1.5MB) Professor at José Ballivián Autonomous University of Beni (UABJB) Bolivia. 26 years of experience in Forest Management and Agroforestry. Pioneer in Integral Community Forest Management in the Bolivian Amazon Region where Agroforestry as Forest Analogous System is an important component. With A. Zonta, founder of Amazonian Forest Research Institute of UABJB, the social enterprise "Mother Earth Amazonia", and the NGO "Institute for Humankind, Agriculture and Ecology (IPHAE)" for the dissemination of information and experience to farmers. Currently, in a sabatic year, working for the National Institute for Agriculture and Forestry Innovation (INIAF). Presentation:"Agroforestry and smallholders' resilient livelihood strategies in the Amazon region of north Bolivia"

Emmanuel Suka (presentation was not held)

download (4.7MB) Research officer and division chief at the Ministry of Environment and Protection of Nature Cameroon. Presentation: "Restoration of equatorial rainforest slopes of Mabonji in the Meme division, Southwest region of Cameroon"

Jianmin Chang

download (3.3MB) Director of Institute of Wood based Material Science and Engineering at the Beijing Forestry University, China. He is engaged in biomass materials, energy thermal engineering, thermal chemical conversion of biomass and products efficient use, economics and policy of biomass resources and bioenergy. Presentation:"High value (non-thermal) utilization of wood from SRF"

K.T. Parthiban

download (6.3MB) Assoc.Prof. at the Tamilnadu Agricultural University, India. His work is concentrated on tropical tree species in the areas of timber, industrial wood and bioenergy species. He designed and introduced a quad-partite model contract tree farming system which enhanced production within agroforestry system and increased employment and income. Presentation: "Contract pulpwood farming – methods and impacts in supply chain"

S. Umesh Kanna

download (2MB) Assoc.Prof. at the Forest and Research Institute, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, India. Presentation:"Value addition of agroforestry plantation residues through briquetting technology for energy purpose"

Caihong Zhang

download (5.8MB) Professor at the Beijing Forestry University, China. Research experience in the field of woody oil and bioenergy plants, mechanisms of exploitation and utilization potential in China. Presentation:"Resource potential and developing prospect of forest bioenergy in China"

Diego de Paula Tolˆedo

download (2.1MB) Developed studies on the quantification of biomass and carbon stocks of forest oilseeds species used In biodiesel production. Developed briquettes from waste from forest species oil extraction. (Brazil) Presentation:"Brazilian agroforestry systems"

Sylvestre Njakou Djomo

download (4MB) Researcher at the University of Antwerp, Belgium. His work is focused on the life-cycle assessment of bioenergy systems, land use changes, bioenergy from short rotation crops and renewable energy resources. Presentation:"System analysis of a coppice plantation with fast growing poplar clones for bioenergy production"

Csaba Gyuricza

download (11.8MB) Presentation:"Landscape remediation via short rotation forestry after the Red Sludge Disaster of 2010 in Hungary"

M.P. Divya (presentation held by a colleague)

download (6.2MB) Assoc. Prof. at the Forest College and Research Institute, Tamilnadu Agricultural University, India. 16 years of experience as a specialist in agroforestry. Presentation:"Casuarina clone based profitable business agroforestry models for Tamil Nadu"

Wojtek Galinski (0.9MB)

download Team leader of the Methodologies Unit of Sustainable Development Mechanisms at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Presentation:"Current Research Needs on Afforestation and Reforestation within the Kyoto Protocol"

Jagdish Chander (presentation held by a colleague)

download (4MB) Chief Conservator of Forests at Research & Wildlife inHaryana State, India. He is responsible for ensuring tree improvement and the implementation of agroforestry. 20 years of experience in the area of conservation and protection of biological diversity of forests and wildlife. Presentation:"Melia dubia as a potential species for agroforestry in diverse climatic and geographical conditions of Haryana, India"

Additional Literature according to questions during the event

  1. An Introduction to Agroforestry by P. K. Nair (pdf, 7,6 MB): download
  2. Agroforestry Experiences in the Brazilian Amazon. Constraints and Opportunities, (pdf, 0,5 MB): download