Monday 18.06.2012


EFI Week 2012: Reshaping strategies and advancing integration

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EFI Week 2012 took place on 4-8 June 2012. The annually organised event gathered about 100 EFI staff members together to Joensuu, Finland. The week was centered around strategy revision and aimed at an integrated approach to the research and policy support functions, as well as further integration of the research function with the activities of the FLEGT and REDD Unit.

The Call for Access for Trees4Future facilities open now!

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Trees4Future is a dynamic platform offering access to research facilities that can help the European forestry and wood industries develop sustainable solutions for the future in the context of climate change.

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Tackling climate change: the contribution of forest scientific knowledge

An international conference looking at how forests can help tackle climate change took place in Tours, France on 21-24 May 2012. The conference allowed participants to take stock of the scientific knowledge about present and expected impacts of climate change on forestry. It also discussed the adaptation and mitigation measures that could be taken, and the trade-offs between adaptation, mitigation and sustainable forest management.

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Towards a Mediterranean forest research area

EFI’s Mediterranean Regional Office - EFIMED week 2012 took place in Tunis, Tunisia on 12-14 June 2012. The week included the final conference of the Advancing Mediterranean Forest Research Capacities (AGORA) project, EFIMED’s annual meeting: "Towards a Mediterranean Forest Research Area" and a Scientific Seminar: "Women Making a Difference".

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Welcome to the EFI 2012 Annual Conference in Istanbul! EFI's Annual Conference, its central decision-making body, takes place in Istanbul, Turkey on 3 October 2012. It is followed by the Scientific Seminar: Social dimensions of forests on 4 October, and a field trip to the North of Istanbul on 5 October.

To register for the Conference, please sign up here.

SNS 40-years Jubilee Conference: New challenges for sustainable forestry.
Copenhagen, Denmark, 3-4 July 2012.
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2nd Call for applications: FORSYS Training School on Decision Support Systems for Sustainable Forest Management. Vienna, Austria, 16-21 September 2012
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