Using science-based knowledge to improve the implementation of Natura 2000 in forests was the focus of a ThinkForest seminar which took place in Brussels on 27 September.
EFI’s Director Marc Palahí has called on forest scientists to lead the future bioeconomy revolution.
Forests provide Europe’s societies with a broad range of essential ecosystem services. They are the source of one of Europe’s most valuable renewable resources – wood.
Leading European policy makers and scientists will explore the future of Europe’s forests as European Forest Institute’s Bonn Office officially opens its doors. The inauguration festivities take place on 29 August 2017 in the Kunstmuseum Bonn auditorium.
The Global Timber Tracking Network has launched its new website: http://globaltimbertrackingnetwork.org/
The Republic of Serbia has ratified the Convention on the European Forest Institute and the entry into force will take place on 2 September 2017.
What do you get when you put together forest policy experts from 16 different European countries and the European Commission with scientists and forest practitioners? Lively and insightful discussions, determination to find new solutions and, of course, outings in the forest.
The role of forests is now highlighted also in the work of the agricultural European Innovation Partnership (EIP-AGRI) which works to foster competitive and sustainable farming and forestry that 'achieves more and better from less'.
Each year we hear terrible news from southern Europe about forest fires, a trend that has continued this week with the tragic events in central Portugal.
The Kingdom of Belgium has ratified the Convention on the European Forest Institute and the entry into force will take place on 23 July 2017.
The newly published QS World University Rankings for 2017 shows the strength of EFI’s network as three our member organisations are in the top ten of the Agriculture & Forestry category.
“An ambitious bioeconomy strategy for Europe is needed.
EFI has launched new research programmes to support the implementation of its new strategy: Bioeconomy and Resilience. Both of the programmes are the main units responsible for leading, coordinating and developing the respective strategic themes with the support of other units.