Gloria Djaney Djagbletey (PhD)

Position: Senior Research Scientist

HOD: Forest & Climate Change

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Tel:+233-51-60123 / 60373

Professional Fields of Interest:

Forest Ecology and Physiology, Silviculture systems, Agroforestry,

Forest Management, Climate Change and Carbon Sequestration

Professional background:

2002: Master of Philosophy (MPhil.) Silviculture and Forest Management, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana

1994: B.Sc. (Natural Resources Management), Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana

Other Professional Qualifications

March 2007 Workshop on the use of Geographic Information Systems in Natural Resource Management, Forestry Research Institute of Ghana (FORIG)

26-28 April, 2006 TROBIT (Tropical Biomes in Transition) project inception Meeting, University of Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

2006 Collaborator for West African on a project captioned TROBIT (Tropical Biomes in transition).

Sept-Nov.2005 Training on Tropical Biomass Utilization (JICA sponsored), University of Ryukus, Okinawa, Japan.

September 2004 Workshop on Principles and Application of Remote Sensing and Database Management under Ghana Off Reserve Tree Management Project (GORTMAN), Tropenbos International-Ghana in collaboration with ITC (Netherlands), Resource Management Support Centre, Forestry Commission, Kumasi

August 2004 Workshop on Dissemination of findings of Community Meetings, Tropenbos International-Ghana, Wood Industry Training Centre, Akyawkrom, Ejisu-Kumasi

1995 Workshop on 'Plantation Development in Ghana, Wood Industry Training Centre, Akyawkrom, Kumasi,

 Research Projects

Community Forestry Management Project (On-farm Research Services): Development of silvicultural prescriptions based on research trial establishment and management of forest plantations in Ghana. (African Development Bank funded)

New Handbook On Wood Density - Copies Available At CSIR-FORIG

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Water Front Conference Facility UP Coming Beekeeping Training UP Coming Snail Farming Training

Who We Are

Forestry Research Institute of Ghana is one of the 13 institutes of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR). It is located at Fumesua near Kumasi in the Ashanti Region of Ghana. It started as a research unit within the Forestry Department in 1962. It was fully established as a research institute and named FOREST PRODUCTS RESEARCH INSTITUTE (FPRI) under the then Ghana Academy of Sciences in 1964 and in 1968 placed under the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR).

Contact Us

The Director
Forestry Research Institute of Ghana
P. O. Box UP 63 KNUST
Kumasi, Ghana

Tel :+233-(0)3220-60123/60373
Fax :+233-(0)3220-60121
Email : director@csir-forig.org.gh