Friday 2011/09/23


EFIMED Annual Meeting and AGORA final conference

Tunis will host the EFIMED Annual Meeting from 12-14 June 2012, jointly with the Final Conference of the AGORA project and the Scientific Seminar on Women, science and natural resources. EFIMED week 2012 website.

New marketing techniques and Payments for Environmental Services are discussed in Fez

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Eighteen young researchers from all around the Mediterranean have taken part in an AGORA workshop in Fez (Morocco), sharing knowledge with scientists in forest economics and governance. 

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High-level policy makers discuss information-sharing forum

Dr. Marc Palahí, Assistant Director of Policy Advice, briefed high-level policy makers on EFI’s plans for a “Think Tank” for Future Forests in Europe at a two-day event, European and Global Forests – Which Way for the Future? at the European Parliament on 7 September. His presentation, “Think Tank” for Future Forests in Europe: a high-level forum for science-policy discussions, was part of a round-table discussion on the role research, knowledge-base and information-sharing can play in the sustainable use of forests.

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EFIMED new address

As of 1 September the EFIMED office is located at the Historic Site of Hospital de Sant Pau jointly with the EFI FLEGT and REDD team. We welcome you to visit us.

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The leading European forest research network meets in Uppsala

1316502264_Fotolia_SIW.jpg : 31.958984375KbThe European Forest Institute holds its Annual Conference in Uppsala on 28-30 September. The event will be opened by the Vice-chancellor of the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Prof. Dr. Lisa Sennerby Forsse. During these days over 130 leading European forest scientists and experts gather to discuss the role of forests in Europe in the future from different points of view.

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EFIMED staff news

Following the establishment of a new Policy Advice Office in Barcelona, Mercedes Rois Díaz has been appointed as Office Manager (Policy Advice Office & EFIMED) starting on 1 September 2011. Mercedes has worked for EFIMED since its establishment. In this new post, she is responsible for the administrative activities that facilitate the smooth running of the Policy Advice Office.
At the same time, Robert Mavsar has been promoted to be Deputy Head of EFIMED, to support the Head of Office on EFIMED management. Robert has management responsibilities within EFIMED, while the Head has responsibility for the strategic leadership of the Office.



Presentación del libro "Agua para los Bosques y la Sociedad en el Mediterráneo - Un difícil equilibrio"
28.10.2011 in Barcelona, Spain
Organisers: CREAF, CTFC and EFIMED

The Forest Management Auditor of Tomorrow.
10-14.10.2011 in Padova, Italy.
Organisers: Univ. Padova, SUTROFOR
Registration deadline: 26.09.2011

AGROPINE - International meeting on Mediterranean Stone Pine for Agroforestry
17 - 19.11.2011 in Valladolid, Spain

Assessing forest governance in a context of change
9 - 11.05.2012 in Sarajevo, Bosnia & Herzegovina
Organisers: IUFRO Div.9
Call for papers


González-Moreno et al. (2011). Is spatial structure the key to promote plant diversity in Mediterranean forest plantations? Basic and Applied Ecology.

Batriu et al. (2011). Environmental control of plant species abundance in a microtidal Mediterranean saltmarsh. Applied Vegetation Science 14: 358-366.

Casals et al. (2011). Autotrophic and heterotrophic contributions to short-term soil CO2 efflux following simulated summer precipitation pulses in a Mediterranean dehesa. Global Biogeochem. Cycles, 25

SilvaMediterranea newsletter Nr. 8. Special issue on Payment for Environmental Services. English version. Version française.

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


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