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03 May 2021


Tropical Forest Ecosystem Management and Innovation

☘️🌳 [Virtual Summer Course, Faculty of Forestry and Environment, IPB University] 🌳☘️

Dear Forestry Enthusiast,

Faculty of Forestry and Environment, IPB University proudly presents The 2nd International Summer Course on Forestry and Environment (ForSC2021) ”Tropical Forest Ecosystem Management and Innovations” that will be integrated with The 3rd International Conference on Tropical Silviculture (ICTS2021) and Youth Initiative Contest.

This virtual summer course will be held:
🗓️ August 21-29, 2021
📍 Zoom Meeting

We’re offering:

  • 2 credits earning (general lectures)
  • 2 virtual visits
  • Youth initiative contest
  • International conference on tropical silviculture

Early bird registration: May 1 – June 30, 2021

Let join and enjoy with us! Stay at home, and get all the benefits. Thank you!

Best regards

Further information:
🧕🏻Dr. Eva Rachmawati
+62 812-9456-148
Website: or

29 Sep 2020


The role of youth in the forest and environment management to achieve sustainable development goal


  1. Background

Tropical forests are an essential natural resource that provide enormous tangible products (timber, fruit, resin, sap, etc.) and intangible products (biodiversity, climate regulation, CO2 pool, O2 producer, hydrology regulation, ecotourism, gene bank, etc.) which need to be managed wisely and appropriately so that the benefits can be utilized optimally for the stakeholders. However, the forest management system has historically tended to focus on timber utilization that unable to maintain the forest, especially for the natural forests as indicated by the decreasing number of natural forest concessions, low of natural forest timber production for the domestic industry, and increasing rates of deforestation and degradation. The excessive deforestation and degradation of Indonesian forests have resulted in increased CO2 emission and climate change, as well as the loss of biodiversity. Therefore, sustainable forest management should be carried out to reduce the impact of deforestation and forest degradation by considering social, economic, and forest ecosystem functions. Recently, forest management paradigm is changing from forest management with the aim of producing timber to forest management with the aim of preserving ecosystem services and forest ecosystem functions in achieving sustainable development.Read More