Regular and timely information on EFI activities and issues related to European forest research in general.
- Having the opportunity to influence the direction of EFI's programme. Associate Members have the
right of vote at the Annual Conference.
- Having the opportunity
to stand for Board membership and have a direct influence on the functioning of EFI (for the Associate Members).
when looking for project partners.
- EFI is exercising its best efforts
to build research and consultancy consortia out of member organisations only. See
"Policy on Involving Associate and Affiliate Members in Research and Development Projects".
EFI scholarship awarded annually to young researchers from EFI Associate or Affiliate member organisations.
- Opportunity to
special rates at the member organisations' major networking event, the EFI Annual Conference.
EFI Associated Event status for events hosted by Associate/Affiliate Members.
- Receiving EFI's
publications free of charge (including maps, such as the European Forest Map).
Free advertisement space in EFI News, EFI Network News and on EFI's website (news, open posts).
- Opportunity for
sabbaticals in an international working environment.