Within the framework of the SustForest+ project many actors in the resin sector from Portugal, Spain and France were brought together during the international days "El aprovechamiento resinero : Montes con futuro" organized by the municipality of Proença-a-Nova.
Former EU Commissioner for both Science and Research, and Environment is the high-level forum's new president
Advancing forest science to support sustainable development
Note! Final stakeholder conference with project results on national case studies and recommendations will be on 23 October in Vienna.
The President of the Republic of Finland, Mr. Sauli Niinistö, visited the EFI Headquarters in Joensuu, Finland. Director Marc Palahí introduced our work and role as a science policy platform supporting an informed dialogue on forests, bioeconomy, biodiversity and climate change.
In 2019, EFI offered five grants for Short Scientific Visits (SSV) for Early Stage Researchers from EFI Associate and Affiliate Member organisations. The visits provide a unique opportunity for interested candidates to get involved in international level forest research and research co-operation.
The network focus is forest bioeconomy
The role of non-wood forest products in territorial marketing was the topic of the first cross-cutting seminar for the INCREDIBLE project. The seminar, organised by project partner ETIFOR, took place in the northern Apennines (Italy) on 10 and 11 May.
Tool for sustainability impact assesment
welcomed discussions on the future of sustainable and climate-neutral use of forest resources
EFIMED and other experts from both the Northern and Southern Mediterranean regions participated to present inspiring examples of social entrepreneurship, participatory approaches and land restoration concerning non-wood forest products.
Do you have an interesting solution or business idea to solve a technological, social or environmental challenge for non-wood forest products in the Mediterranean?
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.
met to exchange ideas for their annual work plan