The 2018 EFI Annual Conference has elected Leire Barañano, Spain as a new Board member for the period 2018-2021. She is currently the general manager at NEIKER – Tecnalia.
In 2017, the focus of our work was creating the future EFI ecosystem to bring the EFI Strategy successfully to action.
Dr Sven Wunder has been appointed as Principal Scientist for EFI’s Mediterranean Facility (EFIMED).
Read reflections from Marc Castellnou and Pau Costa Foundation on why and how forest fires are becoming a European problem.
We are saddened to hear of the passing of our former EFI colleague, long-term collaborator and friend Prof. Timo Karjalainen. Many of us in the EFI network and beyond were lucky to work with him and to know him personally.
The Republic of Estonia has ratified the Convention on the European Forest Institute and the entry into force will take place on 26 August 2018.
We’ve launched a call for Board member candidate to be elected in 2018 EFI Annual Conference.
The Cabinet of Germany has officially approved the agreement with the European Forest Institute which provides a legal framework for its office in Bonn.
The Swedish Embassy in Helsinki together with EFI organised a discussion dinner on 4 April on the future of forest policy in Europe. The event was hosted by Ambassador Anders Ahnlid.
Forests have a transformational potential in moving towards a new economic paradigm, a tertium quid, where prosperity takes place within our planetary boundaries as result of a synergistic symbiosis between economy and ecology.
This year EFI granted the European Forest Island 2018 award to Sardinia. On 19 March 2018, EFI Director Marc Palahí presented the award to Francesco Pigliaru, the president of the autonomous region of Sardinia.