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Joint EFIPLANT & IEFC Annual Meeting 2019: Facilitating international cooperation between scientists and with stakeholders on planted forest issues
The two-day event- also included the Final Conference of the PLURIFOR, a European funded project that has been a successful example of cross-border cooperation considering that forest hazards are a common threat to south-west European forests and they do not have administrative limits.
BenchValue project aims on developing a versatile benchmarking method to compare between renewable wood-based and non-renewable value chains and to quantify the sustainability impacts and climate change mitigation potential of substituting non-renewable with wood-based materials to support decision makers in policy and market environment.
Given the pressing climate changes in the Mediterranean region, EFI's approach to tackling forest fires is to advocate the development of a bioeconomy that changes the way forests are perceived, valued and managed.
An International Summer School teaches innovative tools to manage European forests in a sustainable and resilient manner
This year´s international summer school provided an ideal environment for sharing knowledge and experience across Europe and further afield, and for developing strong peer groups in the forestry community who will be able to support each other in the future.
Agroforestry is only applied in less than 10 % of agricultural land in Europe.
Within the framework of the SustForest+ project many actors in the resin sector from Portugal, Spain and France were brought together during the international days "El aprovechamiento resinero : Montes con futuro" organized by the municipality of Proença-a-Nova.
Former EU Commissioner for both Science and Research, and Environment is the high-level forum's new president
Advancing forest science to support sustainable development
Note! Final stakeholder conference with project results on national case studies and recommendations will be on 23 October in Vienna.
The President of the Republic of Finland, Mr. Sauli Niinistö, visited the EFI Headquarters in Joensuu, Finland. Director Marc Palahí introduced our work and role as a science policy platform supporting an informed dialogue on forests, bioeconomy, biodiversity and climate change.
In 2019, EFI offered five grants for Short Scientific Visits (SSV) for Early Stage Researchers from EFI Associate and Affiliate Member organisations. The visits provide a unique opportunity for interested candidates to get involved in international level forest research and research co-operation.
The network focus is forest bioeconomy
The role of non-wood forest products in territorial marketing was the topic of the first cross-cutting seminar for the INCREDIBLE project. The seminar, organised by project partner ETIFOR, took place in the northern Apennines (Italy) on 10 and 11 May.
Tool for sustainability impact assesment