Since 20 years, the European Forum on Urban Forestry (EFUF) is a unique meeting place for practitioners, managers, planners, architects, researchers, professionals, public authorities and policy makers to share interdisciplinary experience and good practices within the field of urban greening, urban forests and urban forestry.
The project is a service contract with the Ministry of Environment, Agriculture, Conservation and Consumer Protection of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia targeting the expansion of the Integrate Tablet software I+ for use in silvicultural training.
The project includes five tasks:
A huge variety of global forest governance initiatives exists today. All of them follow distinct rationales of how forest governance should operate. These initiatives have, however, not been able to reverse trends of deforestation and forest degradation in the tropics, despite this being the main objective for many of them. Existing instruments like REDD+ and FLEGT are facing major obstacles throughout the design and implementation process.
Forests, cornerstone of the EU economy (42% of EU land) and source of multiple social and environmental benefits,