Topics Presented

Topics Presented


TOPICS PRESENTED


4Oct


10:45am
Forestry including expansion opportunities, challenges, land claims etc.
Presented by: Michael Peter, Mr Phillip Tshidzumba, Prof. Godwin Kowero, Prof. Paxie Chirwa,

4Oct


12:00pm
Processing and Technology
Presented by: Dr Bruce Sithole, Markko Nokkala, Milan Detko,

4Oct


1:45pm
Opportunities and applications within the timber value chain (agro-forestry, bioenergy, furniture etc.)
Presented by: Dr Bruce Sithole, Jeanette Clarke, Penwell Lunga,

4Oct


2:45pm
Education and Training – Skills Development
Presented by: Felleng Yende, Mr Phillip Tshidzumba, Prof. Paxie Chirwa, Vuyani Mpofu,

4Oct


2:45pm
Funding and business support (access to finance and markets, business planning etc.)
Presented by: Penwell Lunga,

4Oct


2:45pm
Wood products research needs and priorities
Presented by: Dr Bruce Sithole,

5Oct


10:00am
Opportunities and applications within the timber value chain (timber construction, architecture and engineering )
Presented by: Erwin van der Weerd, Richard Stretton, Werner Slabbert Jnr,

5Oct


11:30am
Creating an enabling environment for forestry industrialisation in South Africa
Presented by: Mr M Macikama, Mr. Werner Slabbert Snr,