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  • Societal Marketing: Forest Certification and Other Tools | MEDfOR
    courses and of the course Social and Environmental responsibility in Mediterranean forestry Lecturers Mauro Masiero Web Site http en didattica unipd it offerta 2015 AV AV2091 2014 003LE 1107385 Objectives The aim of the course is to give students a thorough understanding of the current situation and potential role of societal marketing applied to the forestry sector Particularly stressed is the role of environmental and social instruments that can be used by both private and public organizations in order to improve their reputation and image among consumers and civil society Programme topics 1 Strategic planning the business plan SWOT analysis marketing mix Segmentation and Differentiation competitive advantages and marketing positioning 2 Instruments and initiatives for implementing environmental and social responsibility included legislation financial and voluntary instruments for enterprises as well as initiatives such as the FLEGT action plan 3 Focus on forest management and chain of custody certification as a market based instrument to promote sustainable management and use of forest resources theory and practice Assessment The students are required to prepare a written report on at least two of the companies visited during the course The report counts 1 3 for final marking At the end of the course

    Original URL path: http://www.medfor.eu/universities/up/second-year/SocialMarketingForestCertification (2015-12-29)
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  • Applied Statistics in Forest Research | MEDfOR
    6 ECTS Prerequisites completion of the 1st year courses Lecturers Mara Thiene Web Site http en didattica unipd it offerta 2015 AV AV2091 2014 000ZZ 1107383 Objectives The aim of the course is to introduce the fundamental principles and elements to be included in any research aimed at investigating the market of forest products and services at international and national level with special focus on ethical issues and the role of Governments public authorities traders wood and paper industries large retailers private companies consumers NGOs etc The course is also aimed at training the students on methods for developing projects to practically implement ethics in forestry Programme topics 1 Selection and application of qualitative and quantitative data collection methods e g sampling methods questionnaire design interview techniques etc 2 Critical appraisal of the assembled material 3 Evaluation tools and procedures 4 Econometric and statistical methods 5 Mathematical programming models Valuation approach 6 Data recording and processing 7 Developing projects and initiatives to practically implement responsible forestry tools within private and public organizations Assessment Discussion of a written research plan or project about the issues developed during the other courses The research plan can be used as a basis for starting

    Original URL path: http://www.medfor.eu/universities/up/second-year/AppliedStatistics (2015-12-29)
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  • Forest Policies and Conflict Management in Forestry | MEDfOR
    Forestry UP Introduction First Year Second Year Padova Practical Information Contacts Forest Policies and Conflict Management in Forestry Institution UP MEDfOR 48 ECTS Graduate level sub programme MEDfOR 30 ECTS Specialization sub programme X Semester Course 1st X 2nd Credits 6 ECTS Prerequisites completion of the 1st year courses Lecturers Laura Secco Web Site http en didattica unipd it offerta 2015 AV AV2091 2014 003LE 1107381 Objectives The aim of the course is to recognize the conflict situation as creative opportunity and positive expression of different option in forestry policies preparation in forestry management and in forestry decision making Programme topics 1 Territory as mediation structure among stakeholders and environmental resources 2 Interests rights natural resources cooperation and conflict 3 Participatory processes mainly at sub national and national scale 4 Conflict management approaches prevention negotiation institution building 5 Collaborative and conflict managed policies building Assessment Oral discussion of a written work about the issues developed during the course and final written examination based on open ended questions Internal examiner Contacts Secretariado do Curso de Erasmus Mundus MEDfOR A C do Professor José Guilherme Calvão Borges Other related Links Center for International Forestry Research http www cifor org International Forestry Students

    Original URL path: http://www.medfor.eu/universities/up/second-year/ForestPoliciesConflictMan (2015-12-29)
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  • Design and Analysis of Experiments | MEDfOR
    Practical Information Contacts Design and Analysis of Experiments Title Design and Analysis of Experiments Institution University of Lleida MEDfOR 48 ECTS Graduate level sub programme X MEDfOR 30 ECTS specialization sub programme Semester Course 1st 2nd X Credits 5 ECTS Prerequisites Lecturers Jordi Voltas and Ignacio Romagosa Web Site www udl cat Objectives To know basic concepts of inferential statistics that are useful in experimental design and analysis in forestry To become familiar with most used experimental designs in relation to the objectives of the experiment To understand the application of General Linear Models GLM in forestry including fixed and mixed models To provide an overview of a number of analytical methods based on the application of GLM theory analysis of variance and covariance regression and multivariate techniques such as cluster and discriminant analysis Programme topics 1 Inferential statistics 2 Design of Experiments in forestry 3 Experimental Analysis General Linear Models and analysis of variance 4 Linear regression and analysis of covariance 5 Multivariate analysis Assessment Resolution of practical exercises 40 and final exam 60 Contacts Secretariado do Curso de Erasmus Mundus MEDfOR A C do Professor José Guilherme Calvão Borges Other related Links Center for International Forestry Research http

    Original URL path: http://www.medfor.eu/universities/ul/first-year/DesignAnalExp (2015-12-29)
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  • Green Engineering in Forest Industries | MEDfOR
    Home Universities UdL University of Lleida First Year Green Engineering in Forest Industries UdL Introduction First Year Second Year Lleida Practical Information Contacts Green Engineering in Forest Industries Institution University of Lleida MEDfOR 48 ECTS Graduate level sub programme X MEDfOR 30 ECTS specialization sub programme Semester Course 1st 2nd X Credits 2 5 ECTS Prerequisites Lecturers Carmen Iglesias Web Site www udl cat Objectives To incorporate environmental objectives and criteria into forest products and their industrial transformation This course deals about some of the main aspects of forest products industry and their environmental healthy management Programme topics 1 Main products and processes 2 Water and energy in forest industries 3 Discharge of wastes generated in manufacturing and processing through watercourses air and final disposal 4 Life Cycle Analysis LCA Carbon footprint Tools 5 Eco design Assessment Course requirements include the presentation of a class summary 20 a class project 50 and a final exam 30 Contacts Secretariado do Curso de Erasmus Mundus MEDfOR A C do Professor José Guilherme Calvão Borges Other related Links Center for International Forestry Research http www cifor org International Forestry Students Association http www ifsa net FAO Forestry http www fao org forestry en

    Original URL path: http://www.medfor.eu/universities/ul/first-year/GreenEngForestStud (2015-12-29)
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  • Range resources in the Iberian Peninsula | MEDfOR
    Year Range resources in the Iberian Peninsula UdL Introduction First Year Second Year Lleida Practical Information Contacts Range resources in the Iberian Peninsula Institution University of Lleida MEDfOR 48 ECTS Graduate level sub programme X MEDfOR 30 ECTS specialization sub programme Semester Course 1st 2 x Credits 2 ECTS Prerequisites Forest Biology 6 ECTS Lecturers R Fanlo Web Site http www etsea udl es cat estudis plans Objectives To relate ecological and biogeographic parameters with the natural systems that can be used as grazing zones To know the vegetable communities classification systems using the phytosociological system To compare the different pastoral systems and their related uses Programme topics 1 General aspects of Spanish biogeography Bigeographical regions of the Iberian Peninsula 2 Vegetation life forms 3 Species and communities of herbaceous and no herbaceous grazed by animals 4 Actual and traditional management 5 Seminar Assessment Course requirements include the presentation of a class summary 10 a class project 30 and a final exam 60 Contacts Secretariado do Curso de Erasmus Mundus MEDfOR A C do Professor José Guilherme Calvão Borges Other related Links Center for International Forestry Research http www cifor org International Forestry Students Association http www ifsa net FAO

    Original URL path: http://www.medfor.eu/universities/ul/first-year/RangeResIbPeninsula (2015-12-29)
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  • Wildlife, Fish & Game Management | MEDfOR
    Fish Game Management UdL Introduction First Year Second Year Lleida Practical Information Contacts Wildlife Fish Game Management Institution University of Lleida MEDfOR 48 ECTS Graduate level sub programme x MEDfOR 30 ECTS specialization sub programme Semester Course 1st 2nd x Credits 5 ECTS Prerequisites Lecturers Frederic Casals Web Site http www udl cat Objectives In a general framework related to biodiversity management and conservation this topic is going to focalize in two main topics First one related to environmental aspects water management habitat degradation and pollution with the aim of evaluating the impacts and proposing alternatives and solutions Second one applied to social and economic aspects in relation to activities associated to fish and wildlife as hunting fishing or ecotourism Programme topics 1 Biodiversity 2 Impact of human activity and status of the animal populations 3 Conservation strategies 4 Terrestrial habitats management 5 Aquatic habitats management Assessment Course requirements include the presentation of working reports 30 written exam 30 and a final project 40 Contacts Secretariado do Curso de Erasmus Mundus MEDfOR A C do Professor José Guilherme Calvão Borges Other related Links Center for International Forestry Research http www cifor org International Forestry Students Association http www ifsa net

    Original URL path: http://www.medfor.eu/universities/ul/first-year/FishWildHabMan (2015-12-29)
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  • Mediterranean Forest Management | MEDfOR
    University of Lleida First Year Mediterranean Forest Management UdL Introduction First Year Second Year Lleida Practical Information Contacts Mediterranean Forest Management Institution University of Lleida MEDfOR 48 ECTS Graduate level sub programme X MEDfOR 30 ECTS specialization sub programme Semester Course 1st X 2nd Credits 5 ECTS Prerequisites Forest Inventory Sylviculture Lecturers Jose A Bonet Cristina Vega Sonia Roig Web Site www udl cat Objectives To review ecological and economic constraints that influence forest management methods in the Mediterranean woodlands To understand and assess multiple use principles traditionally applied and their evolution under changing social and economic demands Programme topics 1 Introduction to forest management methods historical development 2 Structure and contents in forest management plans 3 Management for Mediterranean species and products wood and non wood Dehesas Cork Oak Stone Pine mushroom Mesogean pine management 4 Software tools technical developments Assessment Course requirements include an oral presentation on a specific topic 40 and a written exam 60 Contacts Secretariado do Curso de Erasmus Mundus MEDfOR A C do Professor José Guilherme Calvão Borges Other related Links Center for International Forestry Research http www cifor org International Forestry Students Association http www ifsa net FAO Forestry http www fao org

    Original URL path: http://www.medfor.eu/universities/ul/first-year/MedForMan (2015-12-29)
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