Monday 17.02.2014


Call for Presentations - EFI Young Scientists Session: "Building the future"

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Networking session in connection with the EFI 2014 Annual Conference. Wednesday, September 10, 2014 at 17:15-19:00

Networking and international experience are important components in the development of career of early stage researcher, and EFI network offers a good platform to connect young European forest scientists among themselves as well as with senior scientists. EFI’s Strategy and Business plans recognise capacity building as one of its strategic goals.

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Towards an open and dynamic European forest research area: SUMFOREST starts!

To address the increasing challenges related to sustainable forest management (SFM) and multifunctional forestry, forest research in Europe needs to be at the cutting edge of knowledge and have the right capacities and resources.

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VALERIE helps practitioners in understanding research findings

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The four year EU FP7 project VALERIE (VALorising European Research for Innovation in agriculturE and forestry) started on 1 January and the kick off meeting took place 16-17 January in Wageningen, the Netherlands. This project brings together 14 partners from 6 countries across Europe.

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Forest harvesting intensity varies in Europe

Forests provide us with essential raw materials and the demand for these materials is increasing. To meet this increasing demand, forestry faces the challenge of how to intensify management of the existing production forests in sustainable ways.

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EFINORD Annual Meeting. Umeå, Sweden, 14-15 May 2014.
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International round-up conference: Qualifications Framework for Sustainable Forestry. St. Petersburg, Russia, 27-29 May 2014.
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Open calls and posts:

Call for bids for the EFI 2016 Annual Conference Week. The hosts of the Annual Conferences are EFI member organisations from all over Europe. If your organisation is interested in hosting the Conference, please find the application form and contact information on the EFI website under Members section. Deadline for proposals is 4 April 2014.

​EFIMED is seeking a Junior Researcher in Natural Resource Management. Deadline for applications: 28 February 2014.
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Master's Degree Programme: Environment, Natural Resources and Climate Change in Environmental Policy and Law at the University of Eastern Finland. Deadline for applications: 18 February 2014.
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Call for abstracts for a special issue on "Reconciling environment and production in managed ecosystems: is ecological intensification a solution?" to be published in the international scientific journal Environmental Management (Springer). Send your abstract to Thomas Cordonnier (thomas.cordonnier(at)irstea.fr) and Jean-Luc Peyron (peyron(at)gip-ecofor.org).

The European Topic Centre on Biological Diversity (ETC/BD) is seeking an Agriculture and Forest Ecosystems Officer, for its office in Paris.
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Call for tenders at EFI's FLEGT&REDD Unit

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