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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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EU Restoration Law must support forest resilience without hindering their sustainable management

On 22 June 2022, the European Commission adopted its proposal for a Regulation on EU Nature Restoration. The proposal is a key...

Join the Mediterranean Youth Task Force!

In March 2022, Silva Mediterranea had a successful youth dialogue and created a regional youth statement that was presented by two young representatives at...

Governing abandoned land: Storylines on natural forest regrowth in France and Spain

We highlight three out of five different stories we identified in our study about natural forest regrowth on abandoned land in France...

State of the Mediterranean Forests 2023: survey launched!

Silva Mediterranea Secretariat is launching a survey on the next edition of the publication of The State of Mediterranean Forests (SoMF). The...

Event – A step forward in Forest Policy: the Mediterranean perspective

In 2021, the European Forest strategy for 2030 was released, paving the way to a new series of legislative initiatives and changes...

Over a Decade of REDD+: Outcomes and Socio-ecological Impacts

Join IUFRO Global Forest Expert Panels (GFEP) Programme for the online and on-site launch of IUFRO-GFEP’s new major global assessment report at...

Key highlights from the 7th Mediterranean Forest Week through EFIMED’s lens

The city of Antalya, Turkey has recently been the meeting point for academics, researchers, policy makers, and working professionals from the forestry...

From patient investments to DAO & crowdsourcing for afforestation, reforestation and plantation

Let me tell you our story, which we call Token and DAO Based Crowdsource 4 Afforestation (C4EST). The team of our C4EST...

Call for abstracts: FORS2D Conference on forestry for sustainable development

On the occasion of the celebration of the 30th anniversary of the Faculty of Forestry of the University of Banja Luka in...

Italian Forestry Strategy approved after long consultation

The Italian National Forestry Strategy (NFS) provides a long-term (20 year) framework for national and regional forestry policies in line with international...

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What are the main challenges faced by the urban forestry sector...

The “Blueprint for Innovation in Urban Forestry” produced by Uforest provides a comprehensive overview of the main challenges faced by the European...

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