Fellowships awarded

New Fellowships awarded at the 2016 Autumn Cycle

Eleven fellowships were awarded by the International Tropical Organization at the 52nd Session of International Tropical Timber Council.   The newest group of fellows represents 9 different producer member countries and includes 5 female fellows.  The total amount of the fellowships was US$58,724.71.

ITTO offers fellowships through the Freezailah Fellowship Fund to promote human resource development and to strengthen professional expertise in member countries in tropical forestry and related disciplines. The goal is to promote the sustainable management of tropical forests, the efficient use and processing of tropical timber, and better economic information about the international trade in tropical timber.

2016 Autumn Cycle Fellowship awardees:

Dr. Kim Tu Nguyen   Short Training Course on Wood Anatomy and Identification at Forest Products Laboratory - United States Department of Agriculture in Madison, U.S.A

Ms. Ingride Sènan Legba   Ph.D. research on Traditional knowledge and conservation of some woody species in the sacred forests of Benin at Center for Studies, Research and Training of Forest in Cotonou, Benin

Ms. Thais Almeida Lima   Ph.D. Research in Manicoré and Novo Aripuana, state of Amazonas, Brazil with the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada

Mr. Collins Ojuh Ndowah   Master of Science Degree Course in GIS for Natural Resource Management with Kwame Nkrumah University of Sciences and Technology (KNUST) in Kumasi, Ghana

Mr. Lordson Ndikum   Short Training Course on Landscape Governance at Wageningen UR Centre for Development Innovation in Wageningen, in the Netherlands

Ms. Maria Constanza Meza Elizalde   International Diploma in Biostatisitcs at CATIE in Turrialba, Costa Rica

Mr. Angel Oswaldo Jadán Maza   International Diploma in Biostatisitcs at CATIE in Turrialba, Costa Rica

Ms. Abigail Addo-Danso   Master of Science in Forestry in Kumasi, Ghana with the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

Mr. David Amaning Kwarteng   Preparation of technical document on ‘’Pericopsis elata for Sustainable Forest Management’’ with the support of Herp Conservation Ghana

Mr. Koffi Ketekou   Master in Forestry and Environment for Sustainable Management of Natural Resources at University of Thiès in Senegal
Ms. Xochitl Tapia Sánchez   'XXIX International Intensive Course on diversified management of tropical natural forest. The management challenges of climate change'' at CATIE in Turrialba, Costa Rica