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FORESTERRA Networking Workshop

A Networking Workshop will take place in Marseille, France, on 12 and 13 of December 2013. The main objectives of this workshop are the coordination of future scientific research projects, the improvement of the cooperation among the institutions, and the reinforcement of the networking activities.

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A FORESTERRA Workshop in the framework of the EFIMED Week 2013 took place at the Sant Pau UNESCO World Heritage Site in Barcelona, on 4 September 2013. David González, FORESTERRA Coordinator, presented the progress and future expectations of the ERA-Net; mapping research activities were identified by Giuseppe Scarascia and Marc Palahí presented the FORESTERRA Strategic Plan. The joint call for proposal was announced.

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In addition, during this workshop, FORESTERRA maximized synergies and the impacts of research with other related initiatives, in order to promote joint activities and exchange of information. 

FORESTERRA thanks the forest researchers and representatives from other related initiatives and funding agencies who have attended the FORESTERRA event. 

Programme managers and forest scientists from different Mediterranean Climate Areas attended this workshop: the Australian expert Jerry Vanclay from Southern Cross University, the Chilean researcher Rosa Alzamora from the Universidad Austral, the American scholar Gregory Biging from the University of California, Berkeley, and the South African researcher and project manager, Bongani Ndimba, from the Agricultural Research Council.

Photos: Nicolas Robert

FORESTERRA Steering Committee Meeting. Barcelona, Spain. 3 September 2013

A meeting of the FORESTERRA Steering Committee took place in Barcelona, Spain, on 3 September 2013. The objective of the meeting was to review and discuss the progress in the different Work Packages and future plans. Important decisions about FORESTERRA common call were taken.

More information: FORESTERRA website



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