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The initiative launched at the workshop is an important step in enhancing forest resilience in Canada.

Members from 10 different European countries have gathered to establish best practices for forest management post disasters, in a meeting organized by the European Network Integrate, the Ministry of Environment of Poland and State Forests, and facilitated by the European Forest Institute.

Participants agreed on the importance of European collaboration to exchange knowledge and experiences to adjust and integrate forest management practices responding to both conservation and forest production demands.

The European Forest Institute’s Bordeaux Office (EFIPLANT) who coordinates the PLURIFOR project on Transnational Plans for the Management of Forest Risks participated to the workshop and shared experience on the management of pinewood nematode (PWN) in South Western Europe and tools for detection and monitoring biotic threats.
This year’s Annual Conference will be held in Aberdeen, UK on 18 - 20 September.
EFI’s Director Marc Palahí presented the Lord Provost of Aberdeen, Councillor Barney Crockett with a certificate on 11 April.

China’s role as a major export destination for European forest products, and as a source of capital for developing bioeconomy in Europe, and a key partner in climate mitigation, has increased significantly especially in the current decade. However, there is no systematic assessment of the European-China forest-based bioeconomy development. What are the opportunities, challenges and policy implications this has?

It is a forest scenario model that projects forest resource development on regional to European scale
met to exchange ideas for their annual work plan
Our latest ThinkForest event discussed how to respond to bark beetles, storms and fires
How Ivorian smallholder cocoa farmers are restoring lost tree cover
EFI’s latest science-policy study provides new recommendations on dealing with increasing bark beetle outbreaks
March's edition of EFI Mediterranean Facility News features the latest updates from Mediterranean Forest Week (MFW), the International Day of Forests, the publication of the first national report in Italy on forests and forestry as well as research projects about grafting techniques and genetic conservation, among many other highlights.
Territorial contracts and common labelling were key ideas arising out of the INCREDIBLE Interregional Workshop on “Resin extraction as a building block of sustainable forest multifunctionality”.
As the Sixth Mediterranean Forest Week draws near, the final agenda is now available for our plenary session on “Forest-based Solutions: linking non-wood forest products with the economy: participatory approaches".

Today a large variety of global forest governance initiatives exist dealing with forests and wider forest-related issues. Despite some successes, these initiatives have not been able to reverse the overall trend of deforestation and forest degradation, although this is the main objective of many of them. In this context, the EFI Bonn office together with a high-level expert panel of 38 policy practitioners and researchers in 2018 conducted a Delphi assessment on the future of global forest governance.