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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.

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...

Who owns our forests? Forest ownership in the ECE region

A new study "Who owns our forests? Forest ownership in the ECE region" issued by the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe...

Multifunctional forests: the key to achieving the EU’s green objectives

The EU forest stakeholders (European State Forest Association, Confederation of European Forest Owners, European Landowners' Organization and Copa-Cogeca) co-organised the event "Seeing...

MEDfOR students at EFI’s Forest Economy and Policy seminar

Students from the Erasmus Mundus master programme in Mediterranean Forestry and Natural Resources Management (MEDfOR) from the University of Lleida (Spain) attended...
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Deforestation made in Italy

Last summer, following the major fires that hit Siberia, Amazonia and central Africa, the European Commission outlined new actions to protect and...
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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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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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