Wednesday 17.04.2013


New Head of Programme appointed at EFI

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Dr. Robert Mavsar has been appointed Head of Research Programme ‘Forest for Society’ at EFI. He will start his five-year term in the beginning of July.

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EFIMED Head of Office appointed

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Mr. Inazio Martinez de Arano, MSc (Forestry) has been appointed Head of Office of the Mediterranean Regional Office – EFIMED. Mr. Martinez de Arano will start his term on 1 June. EFIMED has its premises at the Sant Pau World Heritage Site in Barcelona, Spain.

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Forest biomass is key to meet EU renewable energy targets

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A high-level science-policy seminar brought together a full house of leading forest policy scientists and decision makers last week at the European Parliament to discuss the “Opportunities and challenges in meeting renewable energy targets from forest biomass: an EU perspective” as well as the need for EU sustainability criteria for solid biomass.

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3rd International Congress on Planted Forests, 16 - 21 May 2013. Registration is open until 30 April 2013.
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St. Petersburg Summer School, 8-12 July 2013. Application deadline:            30 April 2013.
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ENO Tree planting day,         8 May 2013
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Open posts:

EFIMED is seeking a Senior Researcher in Forest Economics and Policy, based at the premises of the EFIMED Office and Policy Support Office in the Barcelona, Spain. Deadline for applications: 30 April 2013.
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Open posts at EFI member organisations
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Post Doctoral Fellow, Economist at CIFOR, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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Other news:

The latest FTP newsletter has been published.
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The latest IUFRO News has been published.
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