Thursday 2009/02/05


EFIMED in the Ministerial Meeting of Forestry Institutes of Turkey

Turkish Forestry Congress_Marc presenting_160x130.jpg : 11.4072265625KbOn December 17th 2008 Dr. Marc Palahi presented EFIMED during the opening of the Annual Meeting of Forest Research Institutes in Antalya, Turkey.

Discussions on future collaboration started with the aim to organise a course on forest fires.

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MFRA will become an integral part of FTP/SRA

The European Forest-Based Sector Technology Platform (FTP) has provided the framework for the Mediterranean forest research community to develop the Mediterranean Forest Research Agenda (MFRA) as part of the Strategic Research Agenda (SRA). This acceptance gives a high profile to the Mediterranean Agenda.

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EFIMED Annual Meeting 2009 - Marrakech

 29th April - 1st May 2009

Atlas from Marrakech_160x119.jpg : 25.9248046875KbThe EFIMED Annual Meeting will include a Progress Meeting and a Scientific Seminar dealing with “Mediterranean forests in the context of integrated management of land resources: Soil, Water and Fodder”.

The Registration has been opened. We encourage interested participants to use the chance of "early bird" rates.

Open call for poster communications.

The Scientific Committee will select the most outstanding abstracts on the thematics for a poster session. The deadline for submitting is 15 March 2009.

Instructions here >>

Further information and preliminary programme on the event website >>

Open participation for Non-COST countries

Researchers coming from non-COST countries and interested to participate in a COST Action have now an easier way to join the Action.Just contact the Action Coordinator and ask for the required documentation.

EFIMED encourages non-EU Mediterranean reseachers to join these groups of experts.

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Open Post at EFIMED

Researcher on Adaptive Mediterranean Forest Management under Increasing Risks

Job description >>

Meeting of the Mediterranean Model Forest Network, SILVAMED

11-13 March 2009, in Valladolid (Spain)

Announcement >> (English - French - Spanish)

Biodiversity Hotspots in the Mediterranean Area

Congress on 22-29 June 2009, in Cagliari (Italy)
Organised by the Società Italiana di Scienza della Vegetazione (SISV) and the Fédération Internationale de Phytososiologie (FIP)

Congress website >>

Recent publications

Mediterranean forests under focus
M.Palahi, R.Mavsar, C.Gracia and Y.Birot
Download >>

Forest@ - Dec 2008
Journal of the Italian Society of Silviculture and Forest Ecology
available online >> (only in Italian)

Research Scholarships for EFI Member Organisations

EFI welcomes applications from young researchers or PhD students who are employed by, attached to or registered with EFI Associate or Affiliate Members.
Each scholarship will be for 3 months at EFI Headquarters (Joensuu, Finland) or EFIMED (Barcelona, Spain)

Further information >>

Open Post at FAO Forestry in Mediterranean countries

FAO Job descriptions >>

Collaborate with the next EFIMED bulletin issue!

EFIMED welcomes your news, announcements, etc related to Mediterranean forestry. Please contact Ms. Elena Gorriz name.surname(at)efi.int


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