Poplar

Professor Joris Van Acker new chairman of ProPopulus

ProPopulus Team On July ProPopulus held its last General Assembly meeting in Paris where Professor Joris Van Acker was appointed new Chairman of the Association, succeeding Mr. Pedro Garnica. Professor Van Acker develops his work at the Laboratory of Wood Technology (Woodlab) of the Ghent University (UGent) in Belgium and will be presiding ProPopulus over…

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The shortage of poplar threatens the Spanish industry of plywood

ProPopulus Team In just a few months, in 2020, the availability of Poplar as raw material for the Spanish plywood industry will match the demand. Since then, Spain’s plywood industry faces a scenario of scarcity already portrayed in the inventory published in 2017 by the public Society of Infrastructure and Environment of Castilla y León…

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Poplar will take Valladolid and Buenos Aires in October

October will be poplar’s month with two major symposiums taking place around the world: in Valladolid, Spain, (from October 17th to 19th) and in Buenos Aires, Argentina (from October 28th to November 4th). In Valladolid, the event will be held in the framework of the Program for Mobilization of Forest Resources in Castilla y Leon…

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Buenos Aires hosts the 7th Poplar International Symposium

The Argentinian chapter of the non-profit, non-governmental international network of forest research scientists IUFRO (International Union of Forest Research Organizations) will organize the Seventh International Poplar Symposium (IPS VII) in Buenos Aires, from 28th October to 4th November 2018 under the title “New Bio-economies: Exploring the Potential Role of Salicaceae”. Two field trips organized to…

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Welcome to our new web

We are very proud to present our new website. This new online meeting point is the first step towards boosting our activities in order to live up to our purpose of helping develop a healthier planet by promoting a more sustainable society based on an intelligent use of Nature’s renewable resources. Committed as we are…

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A new image for ProPopulus

By Pedro Garnica, Chairman of ProPopulus Ten years ago, ProPopulus was founded to gather growers, promoters and users of poplar with the aim of positioning poplar as a strategic raw material. Today we present a new image for ProPopulus and a new website, following our new vision statement for 2020. We intend to become a…

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