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Mato Grosso aims to triple forest production

To achieve the goal of the Produce, Preserve and Include Program (PCI), the state of Mato Grosso, in Brazil, needs to reach 800 thousand hectares planted by 2030, equivalent to 41 thousand new hectares per year by then. However, the annual average of planting in the last decade was 14 to 16 thousand ha, according
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Biomass from Brazillian’s forests can generate energy equal to hydroelectric power

A study by the Institute of Energy and Environment (Iema) revealed that from the use of biomass of planted forests, Brazil has the potential to generate 11.6W per year, equivalent to more than two hydroelectric plants such as Belo Monte. This renewable energy source would help the country meet two goals set out in the
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TRC receives representative of the International Tropical Timber Organization

Between October 16th and 17th, the TRC received a visit from Dr. MA Hwan-Ok, from the International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO), an intergovernmental organization that promotes the conservation of forest resources as well as their sustainable management, use and trade. The TRC presented its forests and the way it treats its employees, the environment and
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Sustainable management is a topic of discussion at USP

USP Lectures, a program that brings renowned researchers to the University of São Paulo in order to promote the exchange of ideas and broaden access to scientific discussions, talked about the forest management in its last edition, on September 10, at the Luiz de Queiroz School of Agriculture (Esalq), USP, Piracicaba. The discussion, which was
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Wood is the future of civil construction

In the age of technology and digital communication, it may seem strange to think that wood has been highlighting in civil engineering. More and more has been invested in research and innovative ways of working with wood. Techniques such as CLT (Cross Laminated Timber), the manufacture of sturdier blocks of wood that allow the construction
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Strategic plan for productive chains of agribusiness deals with forestry

A comprehensive study on silviculture in the national and international markets was made to compose a strategic plan for the Brazillian agribusiness productive chains, which also addressed beef, rice, fish farming, soy and corn. The analysis took into account the development of the market in ten years, from 2006 to 2016, showing a trend of
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Logs, squares, lumbers and biomass. Get to know TRC’s products.

Teak wood is one of the highest quality available hardwoods today. Its natural properties make it resistant to weather variations. Exposure to sun and rain do not damage teak as they would damage other types of wood. TRC’s teak, especially, comes from legal origin and high quality forest management. Check out the products marketed by
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Forestry certification and excellence in sustainable teak

FSC® Friday is celebrated in September, which will be partied this year on the 28th. A special date to remind us of the importance of forests and our role in their preservation. Mindful of this, TRC is always focused on responsible forest management to ensure the healthy growth of its forests, the continuous supply of
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Discover the challenges faced by natural teak forests

Naturally, Teak has a great environmental and geographical diversification, and can be found in India, Myanmar, Thailand and Laos. Although it is the same species of tree, the Teak found in each of these countries has a different genetic composition, considering that the trees of each territory are adapted to their respective climatic conditions. Consequently,
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Genetic resources and management of teak are closely monitored

The International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO) and the International Union of Forestry Research Organizations (IUFRO) have conducted a number of researches over the last decades on genetic resources and management of teak in several countries where it is cultivated. "Natural teak forests have declined and deteriorated. It is therefore important to develop gene conservation programs
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