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Can the way we use wood mitigate climate change and support the bioeconomy? The answer is yes, according to a new PhD thesis investigating how wood use can contribute to avoiding or reducing the negative effects of climate change, and support the bioeconomy.

The event was organised jointly by the EFI Mediterranean Facility (EFIMED), the European Forest Genetic Resources Programme (EUFORGEN) and the EVOLTREE network
The event was organised jointly by the EVOLTREE network and the EUFORGEN Programme
EVOLTREE is offering funding (up to 10,000 €) for 2 projects related to genetic and genomic studies on forest ecosystems
EVOLTREE has a great funding opportunity for you!
Inspirational and aspirational leaders, thinkers and change-makers, from science, practice and business are invited to join an open seminar in Barcelona, Spain on 26 November.
Read EFI Director's reflections on the EC Bioeconomy Strategy
How can trade policies promote and support governance reforms in developing countries so that forest resources contribute to sustainable development? A panel discussion, organized by the EU FLEGT Facility at the WTO Public Forum, hoped to provide an answer to this question.
Watch the recording of our ThinkForest event on 4 December
2018 Biocities Forum took place in Barcelona on 14 November 2018. We will update this article soon.
EFI Director Marc Palahí has been awarded the Medal of Honour from the Spanish foresters association “Colegio Oficial de Ingenieros de Montes” for professional work in the international arena.

The 2018 EFI Annual Conference has elected Leire Barañano, Spain as a new Board member for the period 2018-2021. She is currently the general manager at NEIKER – Tecnalia. 

Christine Farcy, elected to the EFI Board in 2015, was re-elected for a second term (2018 -2021).

We would like to thank Tomasz Zawiła‐Niedźwiecki, Poland, for his dedication as he steps down from the Board after two consecutive terms.

EFI Bonn organized a high-level science-policy workshop and a public panel discussion on possible pathways and action points for the future of global forest governance.
Latest edition of EFI’s flagship programme explores forest bioeconomy in China and Russia