News 2014


Guest lecture by Assoc. Prof. Almeida Sitoe from the Eduardo Mondlane University in Mozambique

Prof. Almeida Sitoe has been working at the Eduardo Mondlane University since 1988; he completed his MSc and PhD (year 2000) at the Tropical Agricultural Research and Higher Education Center (CATIE) in Costa Rica. His work includes teaching, research and consultancy in the area of natural forests with emphasis on ecosystem modelling, forests and climate change, and integrated natural resource management in cooperation with governments, NGO’s and private entities.
Since 2013, Prof. Almeida has been cooperating with VITRI and the Pellervo Economic Research (PTT) in the implementation of the project “Private Agricultural Investments and Land Use Change Impact on The Adaptive Capacity of Local Communities to Climate Change in Mozambique” (PAIMO)
The title of his lecture is: The Forestry sector in Mozambique
Friday 14 November 2014
Time:  10:15-12:00 h (please observe exceptional starting time!)
Venue: Room K171 (B-building), Latokartanonkaari 7, Viikki Campus, UH Continue reading “News 2014”

News before 2013


Doctoral thesis defence on farmers’ tree planting and management in Indonesia

M.Sc. Maarit Kallio, will defend the doctoral dissertation entitled “Factors influencing farmers’ tree planting and management activity in four case studies in Indonesia” in the Faculty of Agriculture and Forestry, University of Helsinki, on 14 December 2013 at 12:00. The public examination will take place at the following address: Main Building, Auditorium XII, Unioninkatu 34.
Dr. Assistant Prof. Benno Pokorny, University of Freiburg, will serve as the opponent, and Professor Markku Kanninen as the custos.
The dissertation will be published in the series Tropical Forestry Reports.
The thesis is published electronically in e-thesis and freely available as hard copy from VITRI. All are warmly welcome to join the doctoral defence. Continue reading “News before 2013”