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Policymakers in the Mediterranean face the challenge and opportunity of creating policies that promote forest management capable of providing for human needs on the local and international scale, maintaining ecosystem health and supporting global climate targets.

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12 scholarships for MSc in Sustainable Development

Applications are open for the annual VLIR-UOS Scholarship programme designed to encourage students from selected African, Latin American and Asian countries to...

Global perspectives and mutual learning for forest ecosystem services

The first SINCERE Learning Lab has brought experts together from across the globe to brainstorm on issues pertaining to forest ecosystem services....

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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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...

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...

Towards a more inclusive research agenda for Horizon 2020

Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) emerged in the H2020 programming period as a more advanced “process for better aligning R&I with...
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Mediterranean Forest Week and the Paris Agreement

Chadi Mohanna, Director of Rural Development and Natural Resources for the Lebanese Ministry of Agriculture, explains why the Sixth Mediterranean Forest Week...

Mediterranean Forest Week: Can forest-based solutions mitigate climate change?

April 1-5 2019, Lebanon. How can Mediterranean forests achieve Paris Agreement goals? In 2015,...

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Let the (social) seed grows: insights from seven rural social innovation...

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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