Fellowships awarded

New Fellowships awarded at the 2019 autumn cycle

Fourteen fellowships were awarded by the International Tropical Timber Organization at the 55th Session of International Tropical Timber Council. The newest group of fellows represents 9 different producer member countries and includes 4 female fellows. The total amount of the fellowships was US$97,666.40.

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.

2019 Autumn Cycle Fellowship awardees:

Mrs. Desy Ekawati, Post-Graduate Degree Program, Natural Resources and Environmental Management, IPB University, Indonesia
Dr. Merlin Simo Tagne, Short Training Internship, Experimentation and validation of a solar dryer for timber for low tropical timber artisans in Central Africa, (ENSTIB), EPINAL, France
Mr. Jean-Bosco Saha Tchinda, Short Training Internship, Manufacture of wood-polyvinyl chloride composite pipes based on waste sawdust from Ayous and Movingui, Cameroon
Mr. Murughan Manikam, Short Training Course, International Forest Governance Course 2020, University of Freiburg, Germany
Mr. Myo Hein Htun, Post-Graduate Degree Program, International Master Program in Tropical Forestry, Vietnam National University of Forestry, Vietnam
Mr. Essowè Pitassa, Post-Graduate Degree Program, Analysis of the dynamics of growth of local forest timber species of Togo, ENSA, Senegal
Mr. Komlan Togbossi, Post-Graduate Degree Program, Forestry and Environment for Sustainable Management of Natural Resources, ENSA, Senegal
Mr. Adoté Akueson, Post-Graduate Degree Program, Study of the border effect in teak plantations (Tectona grandis) in Southern Benin at the Graduate School of Agricultural Sciences and Water, University of Parakou, Benin
Ms. Gurveen Arora, Short Training Course, Carbon Forestry Course by Freiburg Academy of Continuing Education (FRAUW), University of Freiburg, Germany
Mr. Wiyaou Borozi, Post-Graduate Degree Program, Doctoral Training in Natural Resource Management and Management, University of Parakou, Benin
Mr. Alfredo Tadeo Noble, Technical Document Preparation, Manual for forestry technicians in tropical forests, Venustiano Carranza Higher Technical Institute, Mexico
Mr. Swayam Mallick, Short Training Course, International Environmental Law Programme, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
Ms. Angelica Barrero Ramirez, Post-Graduate Degree Program, International Professional Master in Development and Conservation Practice, CATIE, Costa Rica
Ms. Fifonsi Dangbo, Short Training Internship, Modeling forest cover change and carbon biomass, School of Agricultural, Forest and Food Sciences, Bern University of Applied Sciences, Switzerland