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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.

Social Innovation in Rural Areas: international training course for technicians and practitioners

Social innovation has been heralded as a vital part of the European recovery project since the economic crisis in 2008. It is...

Insights in academia: Mapping the fragmentation of the international forest regime complex

When I started studying forestry, there were several things I thought I'd never do. One of them was searching for books on...
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Mediterranean Forest Week highlights forests’ key role for a sustainable future

The VI Mediterranean Forest Week showcased the use of forest–based solutions to address climate change, as well as broader regional challenges such...
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Social innovation in forests: buzzword or opportunity?

This article is also published on the SIMRA blog. What is social innovation? Over the last decades, social innovation...
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Barcelona runs the first Science and Technology Diplomacy Summer School in July

1-5 July 2019, Barcelona, Spain. The Science and Technology Diplomacy Summer School is the first training in science diplomacy...
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First meeting to develop the Italian National Forestry Strategy 2019-2039

The first meeting of the Commission nominated by the Italian Ministry of Agricultural, Food and Forestry Policies (Mipaaft) to draft the National...
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How to respond to forest disturbances in Europe? Join us via live stream!

4 April 2019, Prague, Czech Republic. EFI’s spring ThinkForest seminar focuses on how to respond to forest disturbances in...

European Forum on Urban Forestry 2019 – Urban Forests: Full of Energy

Urban forests are full of energy; they are vibrant places where multiple recreational activities, social encounters and mental restoration take place. As...

IUFRO-EFI “Young Scientists” begin their research visits

The IUFRO-EFI Young Scientists Initiative is now fully underway as the ten young scientists selected for the 2019 round are preparing for...

First National Report on the State of Forests and Forestry in Italy

On the International Forestry Day, 21st March 2019, the Italian Ministry of Agriculture, Food, Forestry Policies and Tourism (Mipaaft) presented the first...

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Insights in academia: Mapping the fragmentation of the international forest regime...

When I started studying forestry, there were several things I thought I'd never do. One of them was searching for books on...

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