Governance

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.

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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 study at...

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. The Learning...

SIMRA’s October sessions: Lessons learned from the project innovation actions

On 7 and 8 October EFIMED organised two workshops in the province of Teruel (Aragon, Spain) to close the Innovative Action that EFI leads...

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 you join...
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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 next EU...

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 conservation achievements...

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 at the...

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 of particular...

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 international relations...
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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 as sustainable...

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Including the forestry sector in national recovery and resilience plans

In recent years, the European Union has intensified efforts to address environmental and social changes through various policies and regulations. All framed under the...

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