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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.

Will you invest in the next generation? Join us for YLP-MED 2020!

The first edition of EFI’s Young Leadership Programme – Mediterranean (2018) was a great success, with positive evaluations from participants and speakers alike. Will...
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EU funding news: Ambitious €100 billion Horizon Europe proposal

The European Commission has published its proposal of an ambitious €100 billion programme, ‘Horizon Europe’, that will succeed Horizon 2020 as the...

Call for applications: Natura 2000 Award

On the Natura 2000 Day, the European Commission launched the fifth edition of the European Natura 2000 Award. The Award honours outstanding nature...

Social innovation in the spotlight: Special Issue of Forest, Policy and Economics

This Special Issue, largely a product of the H2020 Social Innovation in Marginalised Rural Areas (SIMRA) project and its Thematic Session organised...

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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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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