Annual Conference registration is open!

EFI 2022 Annual Conference will take place on 5-7 October in Barcelona, Spain.  

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Forest biodiversity in Europe

Our ThinkForest science-policy event on 30 May presented a new From Science to Policy report and launched the Horizon 2020 project SUPERB.

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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.

Key questions on forests

Key research findings in the form of 12 questions on forests in the EU and the benefits they provide to society.


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