Friday 2011/11/11


Dr. Birot says au revoir after 4 years in EFIMED

EFIMED Team would like to warmly thank Dr. Yves Birot for his leadership and dedication to EFIMED since its conception. Dr. Birot expresses his feelings after his experience as past Chair of the Advisory Group.

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Welcome to the new Chairman of EFIMED AG and new members

Prof. Giuseppe Scarascia is the new Chairman of the Advisory Group of EFIMED. We also welcome Ms. Margarida Tomé, Mr. François Lefèvre, Mr.Ertruğrul Bilgili and Mr. Keith Gilless to the AG.

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EFIMED Week 2012 in Tunisia

Between 12-14 June 2012 EFIMED network will meet in Tunis. During those days three events will be organized: an open conference to present the results of AGORA project (12th), EFIMED annual meeting focused around research ideas to be implemented through a new ERANET scheme specific for the Mediterranean region (13th), and a Scientific seminar on "WOMEN MAKING A DIFFERENCE?: Women in science and innovation working towards sustainable natural resources management and governance in the Mediterranean region" (14th). The programme is available here.

First steps for implementing Payments for Environmental Services

SylvaMED vertical116x93.jpg : 23.7607421875KbOn September 27-30th Chania (Greece) hosted a technical workshop on the social uses of forests, as part of the SylvaMED project.

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MEDfOR - MSc in Mediterranean Forestry and Natural Resources Management

medfor_logo_160x120.jpg : 19.091796875KbThe Technical University of Lisbon coordinates a new Erasmus Mundus Masters Course Programme on Mediterranean forest management. EFIMED, which advocated for such initiative, participates as an Associate Partner. The call for applications is now open. 

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Water and Forests book in Spanish

PORTADA_Aguaybosques_ES_86x118.jpg : 13.7900390625Kb"Agua para los bosques y la sociedad en el Mediterráneo. Un difícil equilibrio". EFIMED, CREAF and CTFC presented the Spanish version of Water for Forests and People in the Mediterranean Region on 28th October in the emblematic Gaudí building of La Pedrera (Barcelona, Spain).

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Making values work - EFI Winter Summer School

WSS_Group picture_129x160.jpg : 34.1357421875Kb20 PhD students from 15 countries participated in the summer edition of the EFI Winter Summer School. EFIMED co-organised this innovative and interactive course which was organised by EFICENT-OEF and FOPER II.

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MedForum 2011. MED Forêt Modèle and CPMF
22-24.11.2011 in Ramatuelle (France)
Program in English and French.

Workshop: Guidelines and common routes for the future challenges of Urban and Peri-urban forests in Mediterranean cities
16.12.2011 in Florence (Italy)
First Announcement

IUFRO 2012 All D5 Conference
8-13.07.2012 in Lisbon (Portugal)
Call for abstracts

New Approaches for Grassland Research in a Context of Climatic and Socio-Economic Changes
3-6.10.2012 in Samsun (Turkey)
Call for abstracts deadline: 01.12.2011

Implementation of DSS tools into the forestry practice
10-12.05.2012 in Zvolen (Slovakia)
Call for abstracts deadline: 15.12.2011


Scholarships for internship at the IEMed (Barcelona, Spain).
Deadline: 26 November 2011

5th call for COST Short Term Scientific Missions in Forest management Decision Support System (DSS). Call
Deadline: 21 December 2011


Guixé D, Arroyo B (2011). Appropriateness of Special Protection Areas for wideranging species: the importance of scale and protecting foraging, not just nesting habitats. Animal Conservation 14: 391–399

Silva Mediterranea Newsletter. Special issue on Forests, Societies and Territories. September 2011. English version. Version française.

MMFN Bulletin 2011. English version. Version française. Versión en castellano.

AIFM. Newsletter 24. Summer 2011. English version. Version française.

UNECE/FAO 2011. European Forest Sector Outlook Study II (EFSOS II).

Conclusions of the event “2011 The International Year of Forests – European and Global Forests – Which way for the future?”. English version. Version française.


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