The European Forest Institute was established in 1993 in Joensuu, Finland with the aim of enhancing international forest research and providing decision makers with unbiased forest-related information at a pan-European level.

Download the 20th anniversary book for the full story: “Celebrating 20 years of forest networking in Europe

Watch a short video about our first 20 years, featuring snapshots of some of the people who have been involved in EFI's story: