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While much of the economy prioritises urban areas, the bioeconomy concept elevates the resources of rural areas, focusing on forest and agricultural sectors. Through regional innovations and collaborations, the bioeconomy holds significant potential for investment that could reinvigorate rural Mediterranean landscapes.

Rural development funding and wildfire prevention

Rural landscapes in Southern Europe have been increasingly exposed to wildfires during the last decades due to climate and land use changes....

Practical webinar on the EUREKA EU Farmbook Knowledge Platform

The H2020 EUREKA project is heading towards its last steps, focused on the dissemination of the main outcome developed, the EU Farmbook....

CREDA offers pre-doctoral positions in the field of agri-food economics and natural resources

The Centre for Agri-Food Economics and Development (CREDA) in Catalonia, Spain, offers two pre-doctoral positions to join the team in the areas...
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New Bioregions website boosts regional initiatives for a circular forest bioeconomy

The newly launched Bioregions website provides a vivid gateway to the forest circular bioeconomy, revealing a wealth of information and resources, and...
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From the roots to the canopy

Forest Europe launched a brand new webinar series “From the roots to the canopy” that will guide you through key Forest Europe topics, and to emerging forest-related issues relevant at the pan-European level. This series will...

Fundación Biodiversidad launches grants to support green recovery projects

Spain's Fundación Biodiversidad, which belongs to the Spanish Ministry for Ecological Transition and the Demographic Challenge (MITECO), is...

Wild forest products can help propel green growth in Europe

Wild forest products such as cork, natural resins, mushrooms, medicinal plants, nuts and berries have huge potential to contribute to green growth...
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Bosques Algo Más conference to convene in Pamplona

The Forestry Association of Navarra, Foresna-Zurgaia, will celebrate the IV edition of the Bosques Algo Más conference on October 7 2021.

Boosting sustainable digitalisation in agriculture, forestry and rural areas by 2040

In June 2021, the European Commission expects to publish the Communication on the Long-Term Vision for Rural Areas. Digitalisation will certainly have a prominent...
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IUFRO Spotlight: Using a social lens on the forest bioeconomy

IUFRO is highlighting the social dimensions of the forest-based bioeconomy in its latest edition. The IUFRO Spotlight Using a social science lens...

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Silvopasture as key driver to promote circular economy in Europe

In light of the recent regulations and actions supporting circular economy, it seems clear that the European Union recognizes climate change as...

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