Forest Connect

Reducing poverty by connecting small forest enterprises

Forest Connect is a social network

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More than 1000+ members are from 94 countries - N.B. Forest Connect partner countries include Burkina Faso, China, Ethiopia, Ghana, Guatemala, Guyana, Lao PDR, Mozambique and Nepal

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Thanks to PROFOR for finance to develop a SMFE support toolkit

 

Welcome to the FOREST CONNECT networking site

Hello! Please use this site to share: news about Small and Medium Forest Enterprises (SMFEs) in your country, tools and tactics that have worked to improve the prospects for SMFEs, recent documents that others might find useful, and upcoming jobs, meetings or training events.

Please do upload photos (especially a profile photo so we can see you) but keep the main photos for small forest enterprise work (no personal or institutional adverts please).

There is a library of useful reports and manuals bottom left that you can access by clicking on the 'more' button at the bottom of that box. If you have any comments or queries please do contact Duncan Macqueen.

Forum or Blogs - which should you use?

Please use the Forum when you want to start a discussion (simply click the '+Start Discussion' link at the bottom of the Forum box). Please ensure that it concerns SMFEs.

Please use the Blogs when you want to announce a new report, tool, job or training opportunity or just want to share your thoughts (simply click the '+ Add a Blog Post' link at the bottom of the Blog Posts box). Blogs allow you to upload a file and preview your message before you post it.

PLEASE NOW JOIN OUR FACEBOOK PAGE WHICH IS WHERE WE ARE MOVING TO: https://www.facebook.com/groups/209957242703819/ ;

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Joven Emprendedor Forestal (Latinoamérica) 2 Replies

http://emprendedorforestal.orgEstamos buscando aliados en Latinoamérica interesados en promover la creación de empresas forestales con…Continue

Started by José Carlos. Last reply by José Carlos Apr 11.

Leptocybe Invasa effect and control on Eucalyptus spp.

Hello foresterI would like us to discuss how you have been dealing with the gall wasp Leptocybe invasa as it has been affecting some of the eucalyptus spp. especially eucalyptus camaldulensis, E.…Continue

Started by Tendai Mathew Mbakiwa Mar 27.

Call for contributions – ETFRN News 58: Zero deforestation: a commitment to change

Call for contributions – ETFRN News 58: Zero deforestation: a commitment to change Hundreds of companies have committed to reducing deforestation in their value chains, especially those supplying oil…Continue

Started by Herman Savenije Sep 19, 2016.

Web Development for any forest and any org

Roopokar is a full service advertising agency headquartered in Dhaka, Bangladesh. We had started digital in mind but with the time the canvas is widened as full service advertising agency. Known as…Continue

Tags: engine, optimization, search, development, design

Started by Ahmed Murad May 25, 2016.

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José Carlos left a comment for Wain Collen
"Hola! Pues ha pasado tiempo, pero ¿podemos hablar por skype? Un abrazo"
Apr 11
José Carlos posted videos
Apr 11
José Carlos updated their profile
Apr 11
José Carlos posted photos
Apr 11
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Apr 11
José Carlos replied to José Carlos's discussion Joven Emprendedor Forestal (Latinoamérica)
"Hola! Disculpa la demora. Platiquemos, puede ser por skype. Mi cuenta es: josekaer Un abrazo"
Apr 11
Tendai Mathew Mbakiwa posted a discussion

Leptocybe Invasa effect and control on Eucalyptus spp.

Hello foresterI would like us to discuss how you have been dealing with the gall wasp Leptocybe invasa as it has been affecting some of the eucalyptus spp. especially eucalyptus camaldulensis, E. grandis and E. teriticonis.Any control measure you are using in your different countries to reduce the effect will be welcome.See More
Mar 27
Profile IconSalam, Nicole Pfefferle, Kavita Macleod and 29 more joined Forest Connect
Mar 24
francesca Nugnes and osei kofi are now friends
Jan 20
osei kofi commented on francesca Nugnes's blog post Online plateform SMEs and Investors matchmaking
"I am interested, as i want to meet any potential investor in forest plantation especially in teak production who is willing to invest in Ghana."
Jan 20
osei kofi commented on francesca Nugnes's blog post Online plateform SMEs and Investors matchmaking
"I am interested, as i want to meet any potential investor in forest plantation especially in teak production who is willing to invest in Ghana."
Jan 20
Milton replied to José Carlos's discussion Joven Emprendedor Forestal (Latinoamérica)
"Hola Soy de Colombia, me encantaría contactarles para recibir orientación de parte de ustedes. Bendiciones. Milton."
Dec 2, 2016
francesca Nugnes posted a blog post

Online plateform SMEs and Investors matchmaking

Dear All, FAST has just started an online platform for matchmaking between investors looking for business cases and credit-ready SMEs looking for finance. The platform covers both forestry and agriculture in Latin America, Africa and Caribbean; both investors and SMEs can upload their profile to find the best partner. Reports about sector and geographical issues will be available for members. Information is anonymous. Kindly contact me if you would like to upload your profile, for the moment it…See More
Nov 25, 2016
Valeria Araceli Valdes Castillo and José Carlos are now friends
Nov 8, 2016
José Carlos posted a discussion

Joven Emprendedor Forestal (Latinoamérica)

http://emprendedorforestal.orgEstamos buscando aliados en Latinoamérica interesados en promover la creación de empresas forestales con jóvenes. Hemos trabajado 3 años, los primeros 2 solo en México, ahora estamos fortaleciendo las acciones en los países con potencial para la creación de empresas forestales juveniles.En los países que vamos teniendo mejores resultados son Cuba, Guatemala, Costa Rica, Honduras, Ecuador, Perú, Chile,…See More
Nov 8, 2016
José Carlos posted a photo

Young Forest Entrrepreneur

We work with forestry bachelor from Latin America. We teach them how to create forest enterprises. Now goverment agencies, private sector and others are interested in investing in the youth enterprises.
Nov 8, 2016
osei kofi posted a status
"I wish I could get in touch with any potential forest plantation investor for my dear country Ghana to mitigate the rate of deforestation."
Jun 15, 2016
Milton updated their profile
May 31, 2016
Milton posted a photo

Looking seeds of life

In the desert area of La Guajira Colombia half a million animals feed on the tree species that provide food through their leaves and fruit.
May 30, 2016
khalifa Ali Mohamed posted a photo

Acacia senegal planting

The Gum Arabic Producers sons help for handling and planting Acacia senegal.
May 25, 2016
 
 
 

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