We provide collective science-based insights at European and regional level to support informed policy making.
The Bioeconomy Programme addresses the need for foresight, interdisciplinary and cross-sectoral research at the interface of markets, products, policies and forest resources.
The Resilience Programme investigates all questions relating to the resilience of forests and livelihoods connected to them, namely, global change adaptation, biodiversity and integrated forest management, and resilience at the urban-rural interface.
The Governance Programme conducts research on international trade, sustainable financing, land use, forest-related policies, media & more.
We carry out projects on research issues of pan-European interest with a network of leading experts.
We provide support and promote the dissemination of scientifically sound policy-relevant information on forests and forestry.
We have representatives from forest research, industry, forest owners and international forest-related organisations.