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The staff of EFI send best wishes for the New Year!

While policy coherence could be the mortar that interlocks the building blocks of good governance, it is often neglected. This view was shared by the participants of a recent panel discussion bringing together the perspectives of policy makers, practitioners, scientists, civil society, private sector and development cooperation.

An online survey has been launched to assess in what ways citizens value Forest Ecosystem Services (FES) within the Sumforest ERA-Net project POLYFORES “Decision-making support for Forest Ecosystem Services in Europe”.
Processionary moths flocked to the spotlight for the first ever Processionary Moth Meeting, which brought together scientists and researchers in Hammamet, Tunisia from 6-8 December 2018.
PEFC Italy responds to the extreme losses sustained by Italian forests in the aftermath of the storm "Vaia" with a project for sustainable supply chain certification for damaged trees.
Representatives from Croatia, France, Greece, Italy and Spain compared notes on taxation and regulation on wild mushrooms and truffles in an inter-regional workshop that called for a change in policy.
This 360 degree video shows how cork bottle toppers are made and addresses the threats faced by modern cork production.
The Forum on Catalan Wildfire Research, held in Barcelona on 6 November 2018, was a space for key regional actors in wildfire management to discuss research, collaboration opportunities, and shared challenges.
Nominations now open for the best teaching method to the Global Competition on Best Practices in Forest Education
The 2018 Bioregions Forum hosted by CTFC and EFI in Barcelona emphasised the potential of Europe’s rural regions in the bioeconomy, highlighting also the need for regional collaboration, investment, and policy across Europe.
Transformational policies and a transformational mindset are needed
EFI Young Leadership Programme - Mediterranean edition
EFIPLANT unit was actively involved in the preparation of this year’s ICPF (4th International Congress on Planted Forest) edition (Beijing, China, 23-27 October 2018).
Women leading the charge towards legality in Indonesia’s furniture capital