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Friday 20.05.2011

 

EU signs a deal with Liberia and Indonesia to end trade of illegal timber

The European Union has signed agreements with the Governments of Liberia and Indonesia to ensure that all  timber products exported from these countries to the EU are derived from legal sources. EFI’s EU FLEGT Facility provided technical support to the preparation, negotiation and implementation of FLEGT Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA) both in Liberia and Indonesia.

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Our forests - photo competition

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EFI is organizing a photo competition for its Associate and Affiliate Members with the theme our forests.

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New EFI Research Report looks at Private Forest Owners in the Western Balkans

The project “Research into the Organization of Private Forest Owners’ Interest Associations in the Western Balkan Region (PRIFORT)” focused on the following four countries of the Western Balkan region: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Macedonia and Serbia.

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COMING UP

2011 Joint Partnering Event for Framework Programme 7 Projects, 1 June 2011, Munich Airport, Germany
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Special Issue of Forest Ecology & Management "The FIRE PARADOX project: Understanding fire ecology and implications for management" is now published.
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Please note that "Floodplain Forest Ecosystems in Europe - ecosystem of high priority for protection"-conference that was planned to take place 2–5 May 2011 has been postponed to 2–5 May 2012
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A new publication: Footprints in Forest. Does Forestry Assistance Matter? Book launch 30 May 2011, Helsinki, Finland
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Open posts:

PhD Researcher
funded by Metsämiesten Säätiö Foundation at EFI HQ
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Post-doctorate at JRC "Integrated modeling of GHG from forests"
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Post-doctorate at Forest Ecology and Forest Management group, Wageningen University, the Netherlands
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