Monday 21.02.2011


Join in the creation of EFI vision and mission!

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Welcome to share your views and input on the EFI’s vision and mission, which will be created together by EFI Member Countries, Organisational Members, Staff, Board, Scientific Advisory Board and the External Evaluation Group. By updating our vision and mission, we can develop EFI in the best possible way to respond to the challenges of the future.

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Recent appointments at EFI

We wish the best of success for the EFI staff members at their new posts!

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Open posts at EFI

There are two open positions at EFI's EU FLEGT Facility: Communications Expert and Communications Team Leader for FLEGT & REDD Unit

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EFI Policy Brief 5 and VPA Training Films are out now!

The EFI Policy Brief 5 "Changing International Markets for Timber and Wood Products – Main Policy Instruments" and four FLEGT Voluntary Partnership Agreement Training Films have been recently published. These materials are available in English, French and Spanish.

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European Commission Green Paper on forest protection and information

The results are now available of the public consultation on the EC Green Paper on Forest Protection and Information in the EU: Preparing forests for climate change. The consultation was opened on 1 March 2010, and at the closure of the consultation on 31 July 2010, 261 responses had been received.

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New COST actions in the Forests, their Products and Services

Three new COST actions have been approved:

  • FP1004 – Enhance mechanical properties of timber, engineered wood products and timber structure
  • FP1005 – Fibre suspension flow modelling – a key for innovation and competitiveness in the pulp & paper industry
  • FP1006 – Bringing new functions to wood through surface modification
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EFI is now on Facebook!
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COST FP0603 Spring School 2011: Modeling Forest Ecosystems – Concepts, Data, and Application in Kaprun, Austria, 9–13 May 2011
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CarboForest Conference in Poland, 21–23 September 2011
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EFI Associated event: Boreal Forests in Eurasia – Ecosystem Design for Multiple Services in St. Petersburg, Russia, 9–11 November 2010
Further information: Maxim Chubinsky (mchubinsky(at)gmail.com)


Joensuu Forestry Networking Week 2011: Deadline for applications is 13 March.
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Special online collection now free of charge: Dealing with Data
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