Thursday 23.04.2009


Greece ratifies EFI Convention!

Greece has ratified the Convention on the European Forest Institute. The Convention on EFI has now been ratified by a total of 18 European countries. The ratifying countries are now Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Greece, Latvia, the Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Romania, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Turkey and the UK.

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The final EFORWOOD Conference: Shape your sustainability tools - and let your tools shape you

The final EFORWOOD Conference will be held in Uppsala, Sweden, from 23-24 September 2009. The conference will bring together researchers, policy makers and practitioners from all over the world in discussion about Sustainability Impact Assessment of the Forest-based Sector. Around the globe, tools for analysing sustainability are being developed to help us make better choices. One of the conference focus areas will be on the EFORWOOD project main outcome, the ToSIA tool, a dynamic sustainability impact assessment model that analyses environmental, economic, and social impacts of changes in forestry-wood production chains, using a consistent and harmonised framework from the forest to the end-of-life of final products.

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The latest issue of FTP-Update available!

The latest issue of FTP-Update, the bimonthly electronic newsletter of the Forest-Based Sector Technology Platform, can now be downloaded here .

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Forests in the Copenhagen Climate Agreement
The Environmental Sciences Group (ESG) of Wageningen UR organises an afternoon seminar jointly with EFI to say farewell to Dr Gert-Jan Nabuurs, who will be leaving Wageningen to take the post of EFI Assistant Director in June.

The seminar takes place at Alterra on May 12, 2009. Registration before May 1, 2009 by email to erica.hiddes@wur.nl

Open Posts at EFI Member Organisations
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