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.

MARGISTAR 2024 Training School: Peneda-Gerês Transboundary Biosphere Reserve

MARGISTAR is launching its first Training School to explore the theme of periphery traps, social and socio-ecological innovation, and post-marginalisation visions as they relate...

New episode of Branching out explores forest-society connections

The fifth episode of Branching Out: the forest podcast, takes listeners on a captivating 30-minute exploration into the role of forests in shaping sustainable...

International Day of Forests photo contest 2024

What does innovation in forestry look like near you? Help show how innovative action, technology and knowledge are helping to protect forests and increase the...

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...

Wildfire science enters the Spanish Congress

In 2019, the church of Notre Dame burnt down. Citizens of Hong Kong took the streets to protest for a better democracy. Students protested...
View of Zagreb, Croatia.

European Forum on Urban Forestry: Urban Forests for All

The 26th European Forum on Urban Forestry (EFUF) invites researchers and professionals dealing with urban forests and green spaces to submit abstracts for a...
Treetops seen from the ground.

PEFC forestry certification in 2023: a leader in forestry management and sustainability

As 2023 drew to a close, the certified forest surface area under the PEFC system totalled 2,769,490 hectares, managed by 66,345 foresters and managers...

Mediterranean Forest Week logo competition: are you the creative mind we are looking for?

This year 2024 marks the 8th edition of the Mediterranean Forest Week, a regional event organised every two years that brings together stakeholders, policy...

Management strategies to improve the resilience of Mediterranean forests

CIHEAM Zaragoza and CREAF are organising an advanced course to provide a thorough understanding of the threats, opportunities, and challenges for Mediterranean forests in...

Forest science for people and societal challenges: the 90th “Marin Drăcea” INCDS Anniversary

From 4 to 5 October 2023, the "Marin Drăcea" National Institute for Research and Development in Forestry (INCDS) collaborated with the Innovating forest-based bioeconomy...

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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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