Join us in AC 2021!

Registration is open for the 2021 EFI Annual Conference. The event is aimed for the representatives of EFI member organisations and Member Countries only.


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Scientific Seminar 07.10

We aim to a explore the current state-of-the-art forest monitoring systems in Europe, get an insight into the latest  developments, and provide a better understanding of the needs of decision makers in terms of forest related data and information.

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Bioregions Facility at LIGNA

EFI Bioregions Facility joins LIGNA in co-hosting the first day of the Wood Industry Summit, on 27 September 2021.  


Welcome to the European Forest Institute

The European Forest Institute is an international organisation established by European States. We conduct research and provide policy support on forest-related issues, connecting knowledge to action.

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Connecting Knowledge to Action

Science & Policy

We provide support and promote the dissemination of scientifically sound policy-relevant information on forests and forestry.

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Our Research

We provide interdisciplinary and cross-sector research on forest resources, products and services on a pan-European level.

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Our Members

We have representatives from forest research, industry, forest owners and international forest-related organisations.

EFI Facilities

Our facilities build on our research knowledge and address particular policies, topics and activities through capacity building, networking and the provision of demand-based expertise. 

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Forest Maps

We have developed a forest map of Europe, a tree species map and wood production maps for European forests.


We carry out projects on research issues of pan-European interest with a network of leading experts. 

Do you want to read some articles from EFI staff perspective? Please visit our blog.