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.

Sustainable cork management reduces the risk of forest fires

The International Day of Forests was celebrated on 21 March. This year, the UN has decided to focus on SDG 12: "Ensuring...

#ResponsibleForestry campaign: managing Europe’s most precious resource

For decades European State Forest Management Organizations (EUSTAFOR) have managed their forests responsibly and sustainably, growing forests to produce wood, protect nature,...

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....

The 7th Mediterranean Forest Week is just around the corner!

In March, we celebrate the International Day of Forests and, as could not be otherwise, the month is full of interesting events...

Scientific workshop: Silviculture and forest management of Stone pine forests

In the Mediterranean region, the stone pine (Pinus pinea L.) plays an important economic (wood, biomass and pine nut production), ecological (as...

Diversity and regeneration strategies in Mediterranean woody plant communities

Maquis vegetation is a shrubland type that expands across the Mediterranean Basin. Although this vegetation type comprises high diversity of plants, the...

Applications open for Erasmus Mundus master programme MEDfOR

The Erasmus Mundus Master programme MEDfOR (Mediterranean Forestry and Natural Resources Management) has two new open calls for 2022/2024. Applications are open...
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RESTOR’MED FORESTS Morocco: Forest restoration in Talassemtane National Park

RESTOR'MED FORESTS Morocco is one of the two national projects that currently make up the RESTOR'MED FORESTS project, which aims to carry...

EFI Bioregions event: Software for planning forest management

After fourth monthly workshops to date, EFI Bioregions Facility will organise a new virtual Forestry Speed Dating session dedicated to "Software for...

100 best practices and digital innovations for sustainable forestry

Virtual forests, smart harvesting machines, e-commerce platforms, apps and educational tools… the digital revolution is rapidly transforming sustainable forestry and forest industries....

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ForestValue policy brief: increasing sustainability and resilience of European forests

During spring 2022 the ForestValue initiative, an EU programme aimed at promoting increased innovation and competitiveness of the forest-based sector in Europe,...

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