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.

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...

Pau Costa Foundation receives social innovation award

Pau Costa Foundation (PCF) has been recognised as a Social Innovator by Ashoka, the global organisation promoting social entrepreneurship, in 2018. This award recognises...

Sixth Mediterranean Forest Week

The role of Mediterranean forests in the Paris Agreement: challenges and opportunities The sixth Mediterranean Forest Week (MFW) takes place in Lebanon on 1-5 April...

COST Action Proposal Open Call

An open call for Cost Action proposal invites submissions that contribute to the scientific, technological, economic, cultural or societal knowledge advancement and development of...

IEMed practical training grants programme 2019

Eight grants are addressed to young candidates with higher degrees for practical training in various fields of action, including Euro-Mediterranean policies, Arab and Mediterranean...

The role of leadership in times of transformational change: reflections on the bioeconomy

26 November 2018, Barcelona, Spain. Inspirational and aspirational leaders, thinkers and change-makers, from science, practice and business are invited to join an open seminar, "The...

Spanish Foresters’ Medal of Honour for EFI Director

EFI Director, Marc Palahí, has been awarded the Medal of Honour from the Spanish foresters association “Colegio Oficial de Ingenieros de Montes” for professional...

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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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