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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!

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.

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 lan

This innovative study provides us with key information about the situation of the market of resin in Europe and in the world.
Under the title 'Resin resource modelling in a context of climate change', the event was a unique opportunity for attendees to keep up to date with the latest developments of the resin sector and current demands.

In the final working week of 2018, EFI Bonn received the confirmation that the EFI-coordinated CLEARING HOUSE project on urban forest-based solutions (UFBS) has been selected for funding by the European Commission.

EFIPLANT was host from 6 November to 18 December to Marine Duperat, a PhD student at Laval Université, Quebec.
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”.

While policy coherence could be the mortar that interlocks the building blocks of good governance, it is often neglected.

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.
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
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.
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.

New Joint EFI-IFSA-IUFRO Project on "Global student networking and green jobs" analyses changing employment in the forest sector and prepares current forest students and young scientists for future leadership.

EFI has signed a memorandum of understanding with Chilean company Arauco.
Metsämiesten Säätiö Foundation has honoured EFI with its highest award, a silver medal.
Transnational plans and tools to improve risk detection and quantification and hazard prevention in forests now available!

Can the way we use wood mitigate climate change and support the bioeconomy?

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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
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.