AFINET aims to find ideas for improving the profitability of agroforestry and making agriculture more environmental friendly and diverse
The introduction of tree species is important as they are an opportunity for wood production and alternatives for more adapted species, but may cause loss of biodiversity and disrupt natural ecosystems.
Today, three private companies own over half of the planted forests in Chile, resulting in an industry concentration that clearly differs from the path followed by other neighbouring countries which are equally dependant on planted forests including exotic species, such as the state policy of Uruguay.
Help us find out more about the experiences and expectations towards adaptive tree breeding
Join us for our next Annual Meeting on 3-5 June 2019 in Bordeaux, France! The scientific seminar theme will be “Networking to improve risk preparedness and mitigation in planted forests”.
Opportunities for farm diversification in the circular bioeconomy
Join us via live stream on 4 April 2019.
Help our research study about new wood-based products
Adopting a holistic and multi-actor approach, this 4-year project funded by EU H2020 aims to develop a full panel of scientific knowledge and practical solutions for the management of emerging native and non-native pests and pathogens threatening European forests.
Two members of EFI’s Scientific Advisory Board have been awarded the prestigious IUFRO Scientific Achievement Awards 2019. Our warm congratulations to Prof Dr. Maria Nijnik, UK and Prof. Dr. Elena Paoletti, Italy!
January's EFI Mediterranean Facility News features the launch of a new platform for the Mediterranean forest network, MedForest, European expert collaboration for ecosystem services and a social and economic project bringing hiking to the Lebanese landscape.
On the occasion of the 10th anniversary of Klaus Storm, EFIPLANT participated at the annual forest conference organised by the Regional Natural Park of the Landes de Gascogne at the emblematic Ecomuseum of Marquèze on the 19th January 2019.
Transnational projects such as PLURIFOR or COOPEREM join efforts to exchange solutions and coordinate the management of risks and threats to forests, whilst at the same time preparing the leaders for a better job in an international team.
When Honduras decided to negotiate a timber trade deal with the EU in 2013, few imagined the profound effect of simply having forest stakeholders come together to talk about timber-related issues.
MedForest is an open-access, contributor-driven platform for news, views and happenings related to Mediterranean forests, developed by the EFI Mediterranean Facility.