- Lecture 1 Bauman Moscow State Technical University, Vladimir Nikitin
- Lecture 2 Russian geopolitical geography, country statistics and cultural peculiarities, Marina Valerievna
- Lecture 3 Introduction to Russian forests, forest policy, silviculture methods, thinnings, forest governance, Maxim Trishkin
- Lecture 4 Wood Transportation in Russia -opportunities and challenges, Vladimir Nikitin
- Lecture 5 IKEA sustainable development policy
- Lecture 6 Ensuring the legality of wood origin – opportunities and challenges, Maxim Trishkin
- Lecture 7 Forest Fire Management in Russian Federation, Andrey Eritsov
- Lecture 8 Russian Forests: potential and challenges. WWF’s vision, Nikolay Shmatkov
- Lecture 9 Economic Efficieny of wood chip transportation from Russia to Finland, Maxim Trishkin
- Lecture 10 The state of PEFC certification in Russia
- Lecture 11 FSC certification in Russia and problems of responsible forest management, Mikhail Karpachevskiy
- Lecture 12 The operational outlook into Russian Timber Group, Igor Novoselov
- Lecture 13 Protected forests in Russia and their status. Case study from Republic Karelia, Maxim Trishkin
- Lecture 14 Global bioenergy conflict database, Maxim Trishkin
- Lecture 15 Green belt of Europe and Fennoscandia, Maxim Trishkin
- Lecture 16 Russian forest industry: development and outlook, Kirill Baranov
ABOUT THE COURSE
BioAcademy and Bauman Moscow State Technical University together with Indira Gandhi National ForestAcademy jointly organizes a one week overseas Mid-Career Training (MCT) program for Indian Forest ServiceOfficers (IFS) in Finland and Russia.
The training programme provide an insight to what are the new trends shaping the forestry sector in Finland,Russia and European Union? The training also provide an opportunity to have personal conversations with many different experts and decision makers from strategic policy level to private forest owners and forest industry.
The training program consists of several modules combining different subject specific topics according to the needs of IFS officers, but also based on up-to- date hot topics in forestry with Phenomenon Based Learning(PBL) approach for problem solving, combined with modern Triple Helix Learning Ecosystem which is emphasizing the interconnectedness of the whole society and environment.
The key topics covered are Sustainable forest management, inventory and planning methods, bioenergy, forest fire management, water and water ecosystem management in forestry, but also new innovative bio-products and ecosystem services based on forest resources are included in the training. Special emphasis is put on political and strategic level planning, forest and bioeconomy strategies in changing societies (climate/carbon/REDD+) and decision making support, which are getting more and more important to the senior most forestry professionals.Study programme Russia Finland_01032017_Russia