Tuesday 2009/05/12


EFIMED Annual Meeting in Marrakech

P5016653_160x98_group picture.jpg : 27.4326171875KbA total of 75 participants from 12 countries attended the EFIMED Annual Progress Meeting and its Scientific Seminar in Marrakech, Morocco, on  29 April - 1May.

The event was hosted by ENFI (National School of Forestry Engineers of Morocco) and supported by the Ministry of Science of Spain, Ministry of Agriculture of Morocco, the French Cooperation Agency and FAO.

 website of the event

EFIMED Progress Meeting

logo forest logo_160x52.jpg : 8.10546875KbEFIMED Progress Meeting was honoured by the presence of the President of the Euro-Mediterranean University and the Manager of the Forest -Based Sector Technology Platform, Dr. Andreas Kleinschmit.

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Scientific Seminar: findings

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Mediterranean Forests in the context of integrated management of land ressources: Soil, Water and Fodder

Experts from different Mediterranean countries brought to discussion their views on forest management related to soil, water and silvopastoralism in the seminar on 29 and 30 April. The seminar was complemented with a poster exhibition.

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Field trip to High Atlas

EFIMED AM09_4.jpg : 31.794921875KbDuring the field trip in the High Atlas participants learnt from the new experiences of the forest service to include population in the use and management of forests. Field trip stops and pictures here >>

Advanced Course on Forest Fires

P4145754_160x106.jpg : 28.736328125KbForest fires: impacts and post-fire management.
13-18 April 2009 in Antalya, Turkey

Jointly organised by EFIMED, COST Action FP0701, PHOENIX Project Center and SAFRI.

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4th International Fire Ecology and Management Congress: “Fire as a Global Process”
30 November-4 December 2009, in Savanna, Georgia (USA)
Deadline call for abstracts: 1 September 2009)
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2nd World Congress of Agroforestry - WCA2009
23-28 August 2009 in Nairobi, Kenya
Website >>

Global change and Mediterranean pines: alternatives for management
10-12 February 2010 in Palencia, Spain
Call for abstracts - Deadline: 20 July 2009

Job vacancies

United Nations UNDESA

State of the world’s forests 2009, FAO. 

Water resources across Europe — confronting water scarcity and drought. EEA Report No 2/2009

Proceedings from EFIMED Scientific Seminar 2007 in Palencia

images Proceedings Palencia_160x109.jpg : 6.873046875KbModelling, Valuing and Managing Mediterranean Forest Ecosystems for Non-Timber Goods and Services.
M. Palahí, Y. Birot, F. Bravo and E. Gorriz (editors)

The proceedings from past Scientific Seminar held in Palencia, in the framework of EFIMED Annual Meeting 2007, have been published with the support of the Government of Castilla y Leon (Spain). Available on:
Proceedings 57 (pdf)


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