EFIPLANT Annual Meeting

2018 EFIPLANT & IEFC Annual Meeting

26-29 June 2018  |  Oporto, Portugal

This event marked the official transition of what had been known as EFIATLANTIC, the Atlantic Regional Office of the European Forest Institute, to the Planted Forests Facility.

In addition, it celebrated 20 years of the IEFC, paying homage to its past presidents and looking forward to its future role alongside the Planted Forests Facility.

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2017 EFIATLANTIC & IEFC Annual Meeting

09-12 May 2017 | Edinburgh, Scotland

Members of the  EFIATLANTIC and IEFC network explored the role of alternative species as a means of increasing resilience in the forests of Atlantic Europe.

The event reminded participants about the complexity of the interactions that occur between climate change, pest and diseases, and forest species. It confirmed that in the context of climate change there are no simple answers when it comes to substituting species and that in terms of mitigation, it will be necessary to invest significantly in adaptation research to avoid major problems, such as the severe outbreak of Dothistroma needle blight on Corsican pine in the UK.

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2016 EFIATLANTIC & IEFC Annual Meeting            

13-15 June 2016 | Biarritz, France

The meeting's featured event was the International Scientific Seminar Sustainable Intensification of Planted Forests: How Far Can We Go? - organised in the framework of the IUFRO Task Force on Sustainable Planted Forests for a Greener Future.

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For further information or documents about past EFIPLANT Annual Meetings, please contact efiplant @ efi.int


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