Facing forest fires: towards a new paradigm for Europe and the Mediterranean

Open event: 11 February 2019, Barcelona, Spain

Leading experts in forest fires will meet in Barcelona to exchange ideas and strategies to address the increasing threat from wildfire in Europe and the Mediterranean.

EFI Mediterranean Facility is now on Twitter!

Follow EFIMED! EFI Mediterranean Facility has joined the Twitter social media platform. 

Mobilising local society to discuss innovative solutions for regional challenges

The SINCERE project is listening to local voices to develop innovative solutions for ecosystem services

First Processionary Moth Meeting a success in Hammamet

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.

Aftermath of the “Vaia” storm in Italy

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.

Regulation required for Mediterranean mushrooms and truffles

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.

Will wine corks survive climate change?

This 360 degree video shows how cork bottle toppers are made and addresses the threats faced by modern cork production.

Forum on Catalan Wildfire Research continues online

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.

Global Competition on Best Practices in Forest Education

Nominations now open for the best teaching method to the Global Competition on Best Practices in Forest Education

Regional collaboration is the key to Europe’s bioeconomy

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.