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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.

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Call for abstracts – 4th International Forest Policy Meeting

The 4th International Forest Policy Meeting (IFPM4) serves as a great opportunity to present research on topics relevant in the context of forest policy and from different academic and...
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Forests, trees and poverty alleviation in Africa: An expanded policy brief

IUFRO's Global Forest Expert Panels (GFEP) Programme launched the Portuguese version of their latest publication, Forests, Trees and Poverty Alleviation in Africa:...

‘Boscos i ciència ciutadana’: an initiative gearing up Barcelona as European Forest City 2022

With the aim of bringing citizens closer to urban and peri-urban forests and understanding their importance and potential for well-being, the project...
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From religion to conservation: Greek community guards sacred forest for over 300 years

Sacred forests are wooded areas with spiritual significance for people and rural communities. They represent places of worship and commemorations, where natural...
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The EU Forest Strategy: Strengthening forest ecosystem services and integrated forest management for biodiversity...

IUCN and EFI have joined forces to present an open, high-level webinar and exchange on the New EU Forest Strategy for 2030....

Payments for environmental services: what is good practice?

Payments for environmental services (PES)—also known as “payments for ecosystem services”— have become increasingly popular worldwide over the last two decades. However,...

Mediterranean Forest Week: Forest and ecosystem restoration for the next generations

Mediterranean forests are part of multifaceted landscapes, but heavily affected by centuries of human intervention. Despite an increase of 1.8 million hectares...
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EU adopts new EU Forest Strategy for 2030

The European Commission has adopted the New EU Forest Strategy for 2030, a flagship initiative of the European Green Deal that builds...
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University of Valladolid and SNGULAR launch Smart Global Ecosystems Business Chair

The University of Valladolid and SNGULAR have initiated an alliance to promote research and training in the area of artificial intelligence and...

Integrate Network Communications Workshop: “Engaging with Media”

Do you want to find out why journalists tend to take certain perspectives when it comes to how we use our forest?...

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Now available in French: IUFRO-GFEP Policy Brief on Forests and Poverty...

IUFRO’s Global Forest Expert Panels (GFEP) Programme proudly announces the launch of the French version of Forests, Trees and Poverty Alleviation in...

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