International Convention

Forest Products Society

Developing Country Membership

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Learn. Grow. Achieve. 

Be part of the world’s most vital network of forest products experts!   Discounted Memberships are available to any individual residing in residing in any one of the IUFRO-recognized developing countries listed below.  

What will you receive? 


    Digital subscriptions to Forest Products Journal (FPJ), International Journal of Forest Engineering (IJFE), and Wood Design Focus -- packed with technical research and the latest industry information.  You may opt in to the print addition of FPJ at no additional charge.  Individual members also receive a subscription to Engineered Wood Journal, published by The Engineered Wood Technology Association (EWTA), an affiliated organization to APA.  


    Access to FPS’s Knowledge Base – a searchable database of 10,000 journal articles, conference papers, handbooks on wood and bio-related subjects, including EVERY article published in Forest Products Journal, IJFE and Wood Design Focus over the past 70 years!


    Member directory includes movers and shakers in academia, industry, consulting and the supplier community.  Plus – join one of the FPS International Sections and get involved with your local peers.


    As a member you will be first to hear about upcoming events like the FPS International Convention and receive discounted registration and special member benefits.


    Forest Products Report (weekly), FPS E-Update (monthly) will keep you informed about industry happenings and FPS activities.  

What Does it Cost?

Individual   $42 US (1 year)  

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Prices subject to change without notice.  Contact for payment instructions using ACH, wire transfer, PayPal or check.

Developing Country rates are available to residents of the following countries:

Afghanistan Dominican Republic Libya Serbia
Albania Ecuador Macedonia, FYR Seychelles
Algeria Egypt, Arab Rep. Madagascar Sierra Leone
American Samoa El Salvador Malawi Solomon Islands
Angola Eritrea Malaysia Somalia
Argentina Ethiopia Maldives South Africa
Armenia Fiji Mali South Sudan
Azerbaijan Gabon Marshall Islands Sri Lanka
Bangladesh Gambia, The Mauritania St. Lucia
Belarus Georgia Mauritius St. Vincent and the Grenadines
Belize Ghana Mexico Sudan
Benin Grenada Micronesia, Fed. Sts. Suriname
Bhutan Guatemala Moldova Swaziland
Bolivia Guinea Mongolia Syrian Arab Republic
Bosnia and Herzegovina Guinea-Bissau Montenegro Tajikistan
Botswana Guyana Morocco Tanzania
Brazil Haiti Mozambique Thailand
Bulgaria Honduras Myanmar Timor-Leste
Burkina Faso Hungary Namibia Togo
Burundi India Nepal Tonga
Cabo Verde Indonesia Nicaragua Tunisia
Cambodia Iran, Islamic Rep. Niger Turkey
Cameroon Iraq Nigeria Turkmenistan
Central African Republic Jamaica Pakistan Tuvalu
Chad Jordan Palau Uganda
China Kazakhstan Panama Ukraine
Colombia Kenya Papua New Guinea Uzbekistan
Comoros Kiribati Paraguay Vanuatu
Congo, Dem. Rep. Korea, Dem. Rep. Peru Venezuela, RB
Congo, Rep. Kosovo Philippines Vietnam
Costa Rica Kyrgyz Republic Romania West Bank and Gaza
Côte d'Ivoire Lao PDR Rwanda Yemen, Rep.
Cuba Lebanon Samoa Zambia
Djibouti Lesotho São Tomé and Principe Zimbabwe
Dominica Liberia Senegal