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Scientists, foresters, and policymakers all play a role in forest governance, which refers to forest planning and management approaches and principles on a local, regional and international scale. Key elements in Mediterranean forest governance emphasise sustainable management, bioeconomy processes, and rural development.

New EFI Bioregions Facility: towards a sustainable bioeconomy for Europe

Bioregions connects forward-thinking regions across Europe to work together to unlock regional potential through international exchange on the forest circular bioeconomy. In...

Apply for EFI Short Term Mobility Grants!

The European Forest Institute is offering 10 short term mobility grants for early stage researchers and professionals. This is a unique opportunity...

Multifunctional forests: the key to achieving the EU’s green objectives

The EU forest stakeholders (European State Forest Association, Confederation of European Forest Owners, European Landowners' Organization and Copa-Cogeca) co-organised the event "Seeing...

YLP Mediterranean 2020: application deadline extended!

The 2020 edition of the EFI Young Leadership Programme provides training, knowledge sharing and networking on Mediterranean forest-based value chains and their...

Rural taste delivered to your table

Social Innovation is a concept of social development hailed as a means to provide scalable solutions to social, economic and environmental issues....
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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...

MEDfOR students at EFI’s Forest Economy and Policy seminar

Students from the Erasmus Mundus master programme in Mediterranean Forestry and Natural Resources Management (MEDfOR) from the University of Lleida (Spain) attended...

Keys and tools for social rural innovation: lessons from SIMRA

The study of social innovation, understood in its broadest socio-environmental sense, has spread since the beginning of the century, and its importance...

2020 WEFE Nexus Science Advances Conference

Sustainable development in the Mediterranean region is facing a combination of challenges that are likely to undermine livelihoods. The Water-Energy-Food-Ecosystems (WEFE) Nexus...

Mediterranean forests in urbanised societies: will you rise to the challenge?

Two out of three people already live in urban areas in Mediterranean countries, a figure higher than the world average and only...

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Let the (social) seed grows: insights from seven rural social innovation...

Rural societies in Europe and beyond are facing complex social, economic, and environmental challenges. These include rural depopulation, demographic changes such as...

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