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Webinar on Tropical Wood and Fibre: Development, Potential and Challenges in Research and Application

5 May 2021

9.45 am - 12.30 pm

 

Laboratory of Sustainable Bioresource Management (BIOREM), INTROP has organized a seminar entitled ‘Webinar on Tropical Wood and Fiber: Development, Potential and Challenges in Research and Application’ on 5th May 2021 which was held through the Zoom Meeting application. The program was also attended by the Director of INTROP, Prof. Ts. Dr. Khalina Abdan who gave a welcoming speech at the opening of the program.

The talk session was started by Pn. Yani Japaruddin from Sabah Softwoods Berhad with the presentation title ‘Issues and Challenges in Forest Plantation Management: SSB’s Experience’. The next session was continued by Dr. Roger Meder of Meder Consulting Australia who is also a consultant for Borneo Forest Cooperative (BFC). The title he presented was ‘Towards Precision Forestry: The Role of Non-Destructive Evaluation in Managing Forests and Characterizing Wood Products’. The last speaker of the webinar was delivered by Dr. Huang Siqi, a lecturer at the Institute of Bast Fiber Crops, China with the title ‘Hybrid Kenaf Breeding and Utilization in China’.

The webinar was attended by 40 participants from various government agencies, private and students who have inspired learning about the potential and challenges in empowering forest plantations and the fibre industry. We hope this collaboration can lead to more competitive research collaborations in the future to ensure sustainable management of fiber and timber bioresources.

Date of Input: 29/06/2021 | Updated: 29/06/2021 | hasnan

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