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.

italian forestry strategy

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 Forest Strategy...
ThinkfForest seminar

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 Europe, and aims at providing a...

European Forum on Urban Forestry 2019 – Urban Forests: Full of Energy

Urban forests are full of energy; they are vibrant places where multiple recreational activities, social encounters and mental restoration take place. As such, the...

IUFRO-EFI “Young Scientists” begin their research visits

The IUFRO-EFI Young Scientists Initiative is now fully underway as the ten young scientists selected for the 2019 round are preparing for their short...

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 National Report...

King Felipe VI of Spain celebrates the International Day of Forests

The association Juntos por los Bosques, which brings together more than 30 institutions representing the forestry sector in Spain, organised a central event in...

Welcome spring! Welcome forests!

The 21st of March is the official first day of spring in the northern hemisphere. The day of the equinox, in which plants start...

European experts collaborate on innovations in providing forest benefits

Involving the right people at the right time is key to the success of any new venture. Spurring INnovations for forest eCosystem sERvices in...

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 the values,...

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...

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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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