First Processionary Moth Meeting a success in Hammamet

Processionary moths flocked to the spotlight for the first ever Processionary Moth Meeting, which brought together scientists and researchers in Hammamet, Tunisia from 6-8 December 2018.

Aftermath of the “Vaia” storm in Italy

PEFC Italy responds to the extreme losses sustained by Italian forests in the aftermath of the storm "Vaia" with a project for sustainable supply chain certification for damaged trees.

Forum on Catalan Wildfire Research continues online

The Forum on Catalan Wildfire Research, held in Barcelona on 6 November 2018, was a space for key regional actors in wildfire management to discuss research, collaboration opportunities, and shared challenges.

Global Competition on Best Practices in Forest Education

Nominations now open for the best teaching method to the Global Competition on Best Practices in Forest Education

Regional collaboration is the key to Europe’s bioeconomy

The 2018 Bioregions Forum hosted by CTFC and EFI in Barcelona emphasised the potential of Europe’s rural regions in the bioeconomy, highlighting also the need for regional collaboration, investment, and policy across Europe.

“Wood first” takes a back seat in Sardinia

The event was organised jointly by the EFI Mediterranean Facility (EFIMED), the European Forest Genetic Resources Programme (EUFORGEN) and the EVOLTREE network

EFI Director receives forestry award

EFI Director Marc Palahí has been awarded the Medal of Honour from the Spanish foresters association “Colegio Oficial de Ingenieros de Montes” for professional work in the international arena.

Sven Wunder appointed as Principal Scientist

Dr Sven Wunder has been appointed as Principal Scientist for EFI’s Mediterranean Facility (EFIMED). Dr Wunder will be leading EFI’s research activities on Payments for Environmental Services (PES) and other incentives and new business models for enhancing the provision of ecosystem services.

Young Leadership applications open!

EFI’s Young Leadership Programme is looking for dynamic young leaders to create a sustainable future for Mediterranean forests.