Forest management

Sustainable forest management addresses forest degradation and deforestation while producing goods and services, increasing climate resilience, as well as ecosystem benefits, to the environment and human populations.1 Growth and change in Mediterranean forests has been closely tied to human use for hundreds of years: integrated and sustainable forest management has the potential to increase the productive capacity and protect the environmental health of these important ecosystems.

MEDfOR Master’s students exchange knowledge in Palencia, Spain

A total of 33 students from 20 countries around the world have arrived to Palencia, Spain on January 8th to attend the...

12th Congress of the Spanish Association of Agrarian Economy

The 12th Congress of the "Spanish Association of Agrarian Economy" is accepting submissions in Spanish or English. The call for abstracts (150-200...

Proceedings of the 4th European Agroforestry Conference

It is a great pleasure to share the impressive book of abstracts from the 4th European Agroforestry Conference carried out in the...

Aftermath of the “Vaia” storm: PEFC Italy sustainable supply chain project

The storm Vaia caused considerable damages to the Italian forests, especially in the northeast of Italy. This area alone produces 2/3 of...

Urban Forests: Full of Energy

22 - 25 May 2019, Cologne, Germany. The 22nd European Forum on Urban Forestry focuses on Landscape...

Mediterranean forest area on the rise but increasingly in jeopardy

The Mediterranean forest area has increased by two percent between 2010 and 2015, resulting in a rise of 1.8 million hectares - about the...

Expanding knowledge of community-based forestry in Europe

Forest ownership is changing across Europe. New community and private forest owners are bringing fresh interest and new objectives to forest management. According to...

EVOLTREE funding opportunity

EVOLTREE are offering funding of up to €10,000 for two projects related to genetic and genomic studies on forest ecosystems. Apply here

Italian Congress of Silviculture

5-9 November 2018, Turin, Italy. The IV Italian National Congress of Silviculture will be held from 5-9 November 2018 in Turin. Hosted by the Italian Academy of...

Applications open for Erasmus Mundus master programme MEDfOR

The Erasmus Mundus Master programme MEDfOR (Mediterranean Forestry and Natural Resources Management) is now welcoming applications for 2019. The deadline to apply is 17 December...

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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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