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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.

Forests in Women’s Hands

Connecting women in forestry is the central theme of the international networking event, International Conference on Women in Forestry, hosted by the...
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Job opening: CEPF is seeking a Junior EU Policy Officer!

The Confederation of European Forest Owners (CEPF) is seeking a Junior EU Policy Officer to contribute to policy and advocacy work. ...

#CuidemElBosc: raising awareness on the importance of forests in Catalonia

The Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food of the Government of Catalonia has recently launched an awareness and dissemination campaign that puts...

Towards an EU policy framework for forest ecosystem services

The SINCERE Talks webinar series continues with an insightful debate on the changing policy framework at EU level for forest ecosystem services,...
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Apply now for Master in Sustainable Development in KU Leuven

The Master in Sustainable Development (KU Leuven) is an academic programme that prepares the sustainability leaders of the future. The Master´s main...

BiodivERsA Citizen Science Toolkit

The newly published BiodivERsA Citizen Science Toolkit aims to inform scientists working in the fields of biodiversity and, more generally, in environmental...

Forests, trees and the eradication of poverty: potential and limitations

On Thursday, 15 October 2020, a global assessment report on the role of forests and tree-based systems in poverty alleviation was launched...
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Forests, Trees and the Eradication of Poverty: Potential and Limitations

This event marks the launch of a new and most comprehensive scientific assessment presented by the Global Forest Experts Panel (GFEP) on...
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Can social innovation help accelerate forest and landscape restoration?

In times of economic crisis, it may seem eccentric to think about forest restoration, but countries that decide to invest financial, intellectual,...
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When nature meets the divine: Religious rules protect sacred forests

Sacred forests are found all over the world; they are not restricted to any religion or belief system. They are wooded areas...

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The EU Green Deal could become a global reference for accelerating transition towards clean energy according to a new report from the...

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