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SFM-Course 1: Forest Resource Assessment

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Course duration: 3-4 days.

SFM-Course 2: Forest Growth and Yield - Annual Allowable Cut (AAC)

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Course duration: 3-4 days.

SFM-Course 3: Forest Management Planning

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 Course duration: 3-5 days..

SFM-Course 4: Forest Growth Monitoring

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Course duration: 2-3 days.

SFM-Course 5: Reduced and Low Impact Logging

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Course duration: 4-5 days.

SFM-Course 6: Road Engineering

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Course duration: 4-5 days .

SFM-Course 7: Annual Operation Plan

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Course duration: 3-4 days

SFM-Course 8: Identification and Management of High Conservation Value Forest (HCVF)

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Course duration: 2-3 days.

SFM-Course 9: Forest Management Information Systems

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Course duration: 1-2 days.

SFM-Course 10: Forest Site Classification

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Course duration: 4-5 days.

SFM-Course 11: Silvicultural Management of Natural Forests

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Course duration: 4-5 days.

SFM-Course 12: Establishment and Silvicultural Management of Forest Plantations

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Course duration: 4-5 days.

SFM-Course 13: Benchmarking for Quality Forest Management

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Course duration: 3-4 days.

SFM-Course 14: Timber Harvesting in Forest Plantations

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Course duration: 3-4 days .

SFM-Course 15: Forest Fire Management

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Course duration: 2-3 days.

SFM-Course 16: Collaborative Forest Management with Rural Communities

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Course duration: 2-3 days.

SFM-Course 17: Stakeholder Consultation and Management for SFM

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Course duration: 2-3 days.

SFM-Course 18: Statistical Data Analysis for Resource Managers

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  • to introduce course participants into the principles and objectives of statistical data analysis
  • to provide an overview to course participants over the most common statistical test and parameters
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  • 1. Principles, objectives, and definitions in statistical data analysis
  • 2. Introduction and interpretation of important descriptive analytical methods (e.g., normal distribution, mean, standard deviation)
  • 3. Comparison of groups (t-test, ANOVA)
  • 4. Analysis of frequencies and correlation (Fisher's exact test, 2 test, coefficient of correlation)
  • 5. Techniques of regression analysis (r2, selection of models, interpretation of results, limitations)
  • 6. Limitations of statistical data analysis, common errors in statistics
Course duration: 3-4 days.

Note: This course builds the knowledge base for participation in SFM Courses No. 19 and 20.

SFM-Course 19: Forest Mensuration

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Course duration: 4-6 days.

SFM-Course 20: Design and Analysis of Applied Research Trials

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Course duration: 4-6 days.

SFM-Course 21: Forest Certification

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Course duration: min. 3 days.