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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.

Job opening: EFIMED is seeking a Research & Project Assistant!

The European Forest Institute's Mediterranean Facility (EFIMED) is seeking a Research & Project Assistant to provide support in research, project management and...

Underway: IUFRO-GFEP global study of links between forests and poverty

A number of studies conclude that poor and vulnerable populations tend to concentrate in environmentally fragile areas and rely disproportionately on natural...

COVID-19 pandemic recovery contributions from the forest sector

As the COVID pandemic continues to spread around the globe, multiple impacts become visible. This will affect forests and forestry in many...

Have your say on the next Mediterranean Forest Research Agenda!

We would like YOUR views on what is important for research on Mediterranean forests. The previous Mediterranean Forest Research Agenda (MFRA 2010-2020)...

8th Spanish Forestry Congress in June 2021

The 8th Spanish Forestry Congress (8FCE) will be held in Lleida, Spain, in mid-June 2021 with the aim of bringing together the...

Green Book of Biocities 2020 grant call!

Cities present some of our greatest challenges – they consume close to two-thirds of the world’s energy, account for more than 70%...

New SwitchMed website: boosting Mediterranean circular economy

The SwitchMed initiative was launched in 2013 and aims to achieve a circular economy in the Mediterranean by changing the way goods...

Silva Mediterranea workshop on urban and peri-urban forestry

Around 40 people from 11 countries, also including Silva Mediterranea national focal points, members of the Silva Mediterranea Board and representatives from...

European forest governance post-2020

Forests and forest-relevant policies in Europe face a wide array of challenges in a rapidly changing world. Issues such as Brexit, the...

Let the (social) seed grow: insights from seven rural social innovation actions

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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Deforestation made in Italy

This publication provides a summary of the contributions to the workshop "Deforestation made in Italy", held in Padua in December 2019. After...

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