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.

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 is so...

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, 196 countries came together under COP 21 to set the world...

Women lead social innovation to lift up communities

To celebrate International Women’s Day, we highlight examples of innovative actions that demonstrate the impact of women on improving the social and economic well-being...

EFI Call for Short Scientific Visits

EFI believes firmly in creating opportunities for young scientists and in international mobilisation to expand and exchange knowledge and experience. In this respect, EFI...

Mediterranean Forest Week: Social Innovation in Forests

2 April 2019, Lebanon. Forests are natural resources -- both public and private – which are host to a varied array of cases of social...

Natura 2000 Invitation for Networking Events Proposals

Natura 2000 offers support for the promotion or organisation of networking events to promote working together across borders, within the framework of the Natura...

UCPM preparedness in civil protection and marine pollution

Submission Deadline: 4 April 2019. Europe and its neighbours face a wide range of disaster risks, such as floods, forest fires, earthquakes and various technological,...

Good news from Portugal: 3.6 million euros to strengthen community-based forestry

Community based forestry in Portugal is a complex and difficult process for most stakeholders, especially for local communities. Most of these community forest areas...

Can social innovation make a difference to forest-dependent communities?

Attention to social innovation and its role in sustainable development have been rising. However, the knowledge of social innovation pertaining to rural areas, including...

International Symposium on Landscape, Agriculture and Women

9-10 May 2019, Priorat, Spain The International Symposium on Landscape, Agriculture and Women aims to create links between landscapes, initiatives and projects from all...

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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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