Guests from Indonesia visited the National Forest Centre.

Guests from far Indonesia visited the National Forest Centre

Zvolen, March 21, 2018 - The National Forest Centre welcomed on its premises seven representatives of the HASNUR group from the Republic of Indonesia under the leadership of Mr. Hasnuryadi Sulaiman Abdussamad accompanied by representatives of the Indonesian Embassy.

The director of the Forestry Research Institute, National Forest Centre in Zvolen, Tomáš Bucha together with other workers presented the essential areas of forestry issues in Slovakia, ways of sustainability, their renewal and protection as well as management in hunting. The presentation also included information about the Centre of Excellence Lignosilva, international cooperation portfolio and the international Forestry Journal, which is published for the needs of forestry issues in Central Europe.

During excursion in laboratories of the National Forestry Center, to the representatives of Indonesia were provided demonstrations in the field of digitalisation, simulation and prognosis of forest management using forest growth simulator (SiBYLA). Further, there were presented the forms of testing of forest reproductive material (forest tree seeds), which must meet strict conditions for the cultivation of forest trees intended for afforestation and pathogen detection methods.
The meeting was carried out in a professional and positive atmosphere. Both sides were even more open to future possible international cooperation and looking for its project schemes and intergovernmental possibilities for joint financing activities.