World Teak Conference (WTC)
The past three World Teak Conferences were held in Asian and Latin American countries to: the first one in Costa Rica (2011), followed by Bangkok (2013) and Ecuador (2015). In Ghana teak is reported to have been introduced as early as in 1905 and constitutes 70% of all plantation species in the country. The total area of teak plantations is currently estimated at 180,000 ha of which 60% is owned by the public sector with the remaining by the private sector.
This is a world-class event and will be an extremely interesting and valuable conference expected to attract over 300 participants.The Conference will be a great opportunity to exchange knowledge and experiences on technological innovations and stay up to date on the emerging trends in teak management and trade. It will provide a major meeting place for worldwide researchers, students, entrepreneurs and professionals in the forestry sector to come together, share their knowledge and establish networks.