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.

ForestValue Research Programme Annual Seminar 2020

The ForestValue Research Programme Annual Seminar 2020 will be held in Berlin on 17th November 2020. The seminar is expected to bring together participants...

Survey on the impact of COVID-19 in the forest management sector

Can Earth Observation services for silviculture help business continuity during the COVID-19 situation? The H2020 My Sustainable Forest project has developed a pre-commercial service...

Call for PhD positions and scholarships at the University of Padova

The University of Padova in Italy invites excellent students to apply for its three-year full-time doctoral programme in Land, Environment, Resources and Health (LERH)....

Between caution and success: remote sensing to shape European forestry

More than two years have passed since the beginning of the My Sustainable Forest project, which is already facing the final stretch of its...

Participate in the “Forests for Society” photo contest!

In view of the 8th Ministerial Conference on the Protection of Forests in Europe, to be held on 28-29 October 2020 in Bratislava, Slovakia,...

Renewing the forest sector: behind Forest Value co-funded projects

The European initiative "Forest Value - Innovating forest-based bioeconomy", which aims to promote the competitiveness of the forestry sector in Europe by supporting its...

iuFOR launches an e-learning forestry tool for Vietnamese universities

After several years of collaboration between the University Institute for Sustainable Forest Management Research (iuFOR), linked to the University of Valladolid in Spain, and...

CROSS-FOREST project: open forest data from Spain and Portugal

Cross-Forest is a project funded by the European Union's Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) Telecom programme that aims at developing Digital Service Infrastructures (DSIs)...

Management of community forests in Portugal: results and perspectives

On 25 January, the report on more than 700 community forest management plans was discussed at the premises of the Portuguese Federation of Community...
SocialForest and TMC

Sponsoring a forest: experiences with corporate social responsibility

Forests are an essential part of the terrestrial ecosystem. They are indispensable to ensure the balance of ecosystems and to combat climate change. Social...

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Europe’s wood supply in disruptive times

On 14 March TEAMING UP 4 FORESTS presented a study analysing factors affecting future wood supply in Europe such as climate change, land use...

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