Monday 2010/03/22


Plan strategique de la recherche mediterranéenne

MFRA_FR_111x160.jpg : 4.203125KbIn collaboration with FAO-SilvaMediterranea, the Mediterranean Forest Research Agenda has been translated into French. We kindly invite you to disseminate it among the relevant French-speaking colleagues.

Avec le soutien du FAO-SilvaMediterranea, le Plan strategique de recherche forestière mediterranéenne a eté traduit au français. EFIMED vous encourage a le distribuer entre vos collègues francophones.

You can download it here. Pour télecharger click ici.

Why a Mediterranean Forest Week?

Meeting the challenges of Mediterranean forests and forestry requires both sound science-based information and a fluent, transparent and interactive science-policy dialogue.

13-16 April 2010 in Antalya, Turkey - Website

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FAO searches a project coordinator

FAO is looking for a skilled and well experienced consultant to hire for a position of an inter-regional coordinator to be filled the soonest for a project "Inter-regional project for Poverty Alleviation and Combating Desertification through Collaborative Watershed Management" (First phase). The project involves 3 countries (Ecuador, Morocco and Mauritania). 

Terms of Reference

Deadline: March 2010
Further information: Thomas.Hofer(at)fao.org

New tools to support forest management in Lebanon and Syria

The project "Development of skills and tools for the sustainable management and preservation of forestry resources and the revitalisation of rural communities in Syria and the Lebanon" has finalised its first phase. The project coordinated by CTFC, and funded by the Spanish Cooperation Agency, utilises the scientific support of EFIMED.

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Call for recruitments at ENFI:
- Researcher in Forest Economics
- Researcher in Forest Modelling

Open call ENPI - Sustainable water management and depollution of the Mediterranean. Further information: EuroMed website


Mavsar R, González-Cabán A. and Farreras V. 2010. The Importance of Economics in Fire Management Programmes Analysis. In “Towards Integrated Fire Management – Outcomes of the European Project Fire Paradox”. J.S. Silva, F. Rego, P. Fernandes and E. Rigolot (editors). EFI Research Report 23. 

European Commission, 2010. Green paper on forest protection and information in the EU: preparing forests for climate change.


Conference "Oak: ecology, history, management and planning II"
1-3 June 2010 - Isparta, Turkey

La biodiversité et les changements climatiques
4ème Assises de la Recherche Forestière 
Octobre 2010 - Maroc
Appel à communications

Course "Forest management and conservation"
4-11 September 2010 - Ikaria, Greece


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