Friday 2014/10/31


BeWater Participatory Approach the focus of Pedieos General Meeting

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Stakeholder engagement, Water Management Option design and participative methodology were the hot topics for the BeWater General Meeting held in Nicosia, Cyprus, from 21-23 October 2014.

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IUFRO 24th World Congress in Salt Lake City

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The 24th World Congress of the International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO) was held in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA from 5-11 October 2014. Sustaining Forests, Sustaining People: The Role of Research was the theme of this year’s congress which brought together scientists from across the globe along with professional foresters and students.

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EFIMED Week & INFORMLIFE Final Conference Field trip Announcement

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The EFIMED week field trip will take us to the western & south-western Lekani forest as part of the EFIMED Week & INFORMLIFE Final Conference taking place in Kavala, Nothern Greece from 5-7 November, 2014.

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StarTree Featured on euronews

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The StarTree project was featured on the euronews channel on 6 October, 2014 in their science and technology series Futuris.

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New Director at EFI

Dr. Marc Palahí appointed as the new Director of EFI.

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The 5th International Conference on Mediterranean Pines.

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Forest Management Workshop in Morocco

Towards Ecologically and Socially Sustainable Forests in Maghreb Countries.

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Cuisine from the Forests

PEFC Spain presents a new cookery book.

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New Project in Morocco

PES and adaptation to climate change.

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ThinkForest: Forests and the Bioeconomy
Brussels, Belgium
13 November, 2014.

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COST FP 1204 and Urban and Peri-Urban forestry
Rome, Italy
17 - 20 November 2014

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Info Day 1: Horizon 2020
Brussels, Belgium
17 November, 2014

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Info day 2: Horizon 2020
Brussels, Belgium
21 November 2014

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Open Calls

Call for Abstracts - World Forestry Congress
Deadline: 15 December, 2014

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Head of FLEGT&REDD Unit
Deadline: 15 November 2014

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EFI is seeking a Financial Manager
Deadline: 23 November, 2014

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Alfaro-Sanchez, R., Sanchez-Salguero, R., De las Heras, J., Hernandez-Tecles, E., Moya. D., Lopez-Serrano. F. 2014. Vegetation dynamics of managedMediterranean forests 16 yr after large fires in southeastern Spain. Applied Vegetation Science

Jellesmark Thorsen, B., Mavsar, R., Tyrväinen, L., Prokofieva. I., and Stenger., A (editors). 2014. The Provision of Forest Ecosystem Services. What Science Can Tell Us 5

Kinta, V., Aertsena, W., Fyllasb, N.M., Trabuccoa, A., Janssena, E., Özkand, K., Muys, B. 2014. Ecological traits of Mediterranean tree species as a basis for modellingforest dynamics in the Taurus mountains, Turkey. Ecological Modelling 286 p53–65

Muys, B., Nyssen, J., du Toit, B., Vidale, E., Prokofieva, I., Mavsar, R., Palahi, M. 2014. Water-related ecosystem services of forests: Learning from regional cases Convening. Forests under pressure : local responses to global issues. IUFRO World Series 32. p.423-440

Lafortezza, R., Tanentzap, A., Elia, M., John, R., Sanesi, G., Chen. J., 2014 Prioritizing fuel management in urban interfaces threatened by wildfires.


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