24th Session of the International Poplar Commission
Local host institution
The Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education (ICFRE)
under the Ministry of Environment and Forests is an umbrella organisation in the Indian forestry research and education system and will act as the local host of the IPC-event. ICFRE has established its presence throughout the country with 8 institutes and 4 centres located in different bio-geographical regions and catering to the forestry research needs of India. The ICFRE has also set up the main conference website http://ipc2012.icfre.gov.in including a user friendly module for registration and the submission of paper abstracts.
The Forest Research Institute (FRI)
is one of the most prestigious institutes of the Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education (ICFRE) dealing with forestry and environmental research since 1906 and acting as a forestry university since 1991 (BSc, MSc and PhD degrees).
Both institutions are located on the Dehradun Forestry Campus of about 500 ha.