Mediterranean Facility

Mediterranean Facility

The Mediterranean, with its distinctive ecological and social characteristics, has untapped potential to contribute to the leading role played by the forest sector in the global bioeconomy. Thematic research and networking at EFI’s Mediterranean Facility (EFIMED) focuses on creating sustainable value from Mediterranean forested landsc

Projects

Projects

EFIMED supports projects that promote research, provide science-based information on forests and forestry in the Mediterranean, and foster scientific capacity building in forest-related activities. The projects cover a broad scope of topics, including ecosystem services, non-wood forest products, forestry sector business innovations and geoinformation technology. 

Read more about EFIMED’s ongoing projects below or visit the project bank to access publications and outputs developed through completed projects. 

Grants and training

Grants and training

EFIMED and its network host regular training, capacity building workshops, summer school opportunities, and learning forums to contribute to innovation and skill strengthening in Mediterranean forest work.

In addition to these efforts, we provide a curated, timely list of calls for funding and collaboration related to issues of forestry and forest management in the Mediterranean Basin through our newsletter and the MedForest platform.

 

Network

Network

The EFIMED network includes forest researchers, practitioners, policy makers and entrepreneurs from across the Mediterranean who wish to connect, collaborate, and exchange knowledge. Coordination of the network is a core element of EFIMED’s mission to strengthen the bridge between science, policy, and practice in Mediterranean forestry.