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Instituto Boliviano de investigación Forestal (IBIF)

We are a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) dedicated to forestry research. Our main objective is to generate forest management tools based on research results. The investigations are carried out in a National Network of Permanent Plots, established in areas under forest management located in different types of forest in the country.

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08
Nov

STRENGTHENING ALLIANCES FOR INCLUSIVE BUSINESSES IN THE FOREST SECTOR

In the municipality of Ascension of Guarayos, in the Hall ofthe Association of Cattlemen of Guarayos, this 30 of Octoberwas carried out the workshop “Road towards alliances forthe inclusive businesses in the forestry sector” organized bythe Bolivian Institute of Investigation Forest (IBIF) and theGuarayos Indigenous Forestry Association (AFIG). This event was characterized by the presence of the differentactors that make up the timber production chain, such asthe Community Forestry organizations (OFC) of the GuarayosTCO, the Lomerío Indigenous Forestry Association (AFIL),Indigenous organizations of Santa Cruz and north of La Pazsuch as CIDOB, COPNAG, CICOL, CICC, CIPTA, ancillaryagents, and the private sector, represented mainly by theAssociation of Artisans Carpenters of Santa Cruz and thecompany SOBOLMA LTDA. Representatives of government entities were also present,such as the departmental Director of the control and LandManagement Authority “ABT”, responsible for the UOBT-Guarayos, and head of the Conservation and BiodiversityUnit of the Directorate-General of Forestry management andDevelopment (DGGDF – Vice Ministry of Environment). The workshop was taught by Charlotte Benneker, Tropenbosinternational consultant; With the support of MarleneSoriano and Olga Cabrera, director of the program andconsultant of IBIF. Activity itinerary The dynamics of the workshop were in the first instance toexchange experiences and analyze the current participationand perspectives of involvement of the different groups offorest actors in the production, processing andcommercialization of wood. In the afternoon, we set theobjectives of raising and prioritizing solutions to improve thecommercial relationship between communities and theprivate sector. Edgar Poquiviqui, head of the Conservation and BiodiversityUnit, expressed his satisfaction at seeing an entire integratedsector, listening to his own voices from indigenous peoples,communities, and professionals who help in managing thedevelopment of plans for Management. The authorityremarked that they are seeking to join forces to get thesector afloat. Nicolás Fessi, forestry officer of the Indigenous Council ofthe Pueblo TACAA (CIPTA), expressed his gratitude for theinvitation to the workshop, an event that allowed him toidentify his weaknesses, strengths, threats as forestryorganizations. Outstanding phrase of the event “I find it interesting that in this workshop are ABT, nationalauthorities, the College of Forestry engineers Santa Cruz,these are authorities that will help to design better where weproject,” highlighted Nicolás Fessi, forestry manager of theCIPTA....
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Achievements achieved

The first achievement obtained is the increase in the number and stability of the staff working in the IBIF. It started with 5 people who worked part time, all of them specialized in a single discipline. Now we have more than 15 people who contribute to the institution with different disciplines. Before we were only forestry ecologists who formed the IBIF, now we have ecologists, biologists, foresters, geographers and communicators.
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800 ha.
Parcelas en diferentes tipos bosques
165,000
Árboles evaluados periodicamente
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