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.

#ResponsibleForestry – Our missions as state foresters

Publishing a second video “Our missions as state foresters” in its #ResponsibleForestry campaign, EUSTAFOR aims to highlight that it is through the...
River and forest in the fall Ukrainian landscape

FOREST EUROPE to support Ukraine in rebuilding its forest sector

A Ministerial Decision to support Ukraine in rebuilding its forest sector was recently (30.08.2022) adopted at the first FOREST EUROPE High-Level Policy...

MEDfOR Master Programme: apply now!

Applications are now open for the Erasmus Mundus Mediterranean Forestry and Natural Resources Management (MEDfOR) Master Programme for the academic year 2023/2025.
Forest in Ukraine

New grants to build forest monitoring capacities in Ukraine

Five grants of 30,000 EUR from the EFI Network Fund are available to Ukrainian researchers, to develop their capacities in the field...
Timber building

The environmental impacts of a large-scale transition to timber cities

Researchers from the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) carried out a study on the building sector's transition towards bioeconomy in...
European forest

Open consultation on new EU framework for forest monitoring

The European Commission has opened a new public consultation to collect the views of all interested stakeholders on the development of an...
Forest in Soria

The province of Soria, Spain, increased its forest area by 60% over the last...

The Spanish Ministry for Ecological Transition and Demographic Challenge (MITECO) has recently published the 4th National Forest Inventory (NFI) of the northern...
Fig tree

Enhancing fig tree diversity for sustainable Mediterranean agriculture

FIGGEN is a three-year project promoted by the PRIMA programme (Partnership for Research and Innovation in the Mediterranean Region) which aims to...
ForestValue Final Conference Save the Date

ForestValue Final Conference 2022

We are pleased to invite you to the ForestValue Final Conference. After five years and two joint transnational calls and a long...
view of a lake and a forest

ForestValue’s catalogue of results: cutting-edge forest technologies and management solutions

European forestry faces a wide range of challenges, from lack of resource efficiency and modernisation, to decline in available skills and human...



New handbook on adaptive and close-to-nature forest management

A new handbook titled “Adaptive and close-to-nature management in mixed sub-humid Mediterranean forests: holm oak, chestnut, common oak and pine woods” has...