Thursday 30.08.2012


5 more weeks to go to the EFI Annual Conference!

Turkey2012.jpg : 53.322265625KbThis years´ EFI Annual Conference will be held in Istanbul, Turkey on 3–5 October and we have now over 130 registered participants to the event. The morning of the Conference will focus on following RIO +20: European Forests and Green Economy. The theme of the Scientific Seminar on 4 October is social dimensions of forests. The registration for the EFI 2012 Annual Conference closes on 7 September 2012.

More information about the EFI 2012 Annual Conference is available here.

New REDD Facility website launched

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EFI’s EU REDD Facility has launched a new website: www.euredd.efi.int. The new portal provides information on the REDD+ (Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation) initiative, including interactions between REDD+ and other forest governance initiatives.

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DG Environment News Alert Service

DG Environment regularly publishes scientific news about recent research results of relevance to environmental policy. The weekly News Alert forms the cornerstone of the Science for Environment Policy service. Subscribers receive a regular news bulletin by email, free of charge, which summarises six scientific studies in easy-to-read language with policy implications clearly highlighted. The studies are carefully selected for quality and European policy relevance. All subscribers also receive the monthly Thematic Issues. Read more here.



Wood construction study tour to Vorarlberg and the Constance Lake region in Austria, 27-28 September 2012.
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Symposium Genetics of Fagacea, 9-12 October 2012, Agora - University of Bordeau, Talence, France
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Check out seven new videos from the RoK-FOR -project now available on the EFI YouTube channel.

The new EFIATLANTIC newsletter has been published.
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"COOL - Competing Uses of Forest Land" -project website has been launched
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Open post at EFI:
IT Support Assistant at the Policy Support Office, Barcelona, Spain
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Open post at EFI member organisation:
Postdoctoral positionat INRA in Bordeaux on "Wind Damage to Forests in a Changing Climate: Impacts and Mitigation". Deadline for application: 31 October 2012.
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