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.

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...

The Spanish Institute of Engineering proposes a National Pact for Forests

The Rural Affairs Committee of the Spanish Institute of Engineering (IIE) has received the institute’s presidency support for the proposal for a Pact for...

The EU forest-based sector’s role in the transformation of the built and living environment

The Wood4Bauhaus Alliance is contributing to the ongoing debate concerning the future role of New European Bauhaus (NEB) within the European funding programmes through...

RESONATE Survey on climate change adaptation practices: have your say!

Are you a forest owner or manager? Then you are already aware that disturbances, driven by climate changes, like droughts and fires are threatening...

A forest policy brief for Greece

In this forest policy brief for Greece by researchers from the Institute of Mediterranean Forest Ecosystems, the emphasis is on fostering sustainable forestry practices...

Forum on Ukraine forest science and education: needs and priorities for collaboration

(Laxenburg/Vienna, 29 November 2023) Forests in Ukraine make up about 16.5% of the country’s territory and fulfil important functions including support of rural livelihoods,...

New episode of Branching out explores forest biodiversity

A new Branching out: the forest podcast episode is out! This time the conversation is about the relationship between biodiversity and other services forests...

CARE4BIO online training: achieving better and more effective project results

The CARE4BIO project and the Cluster 6 National Contact Points network are hosting an online training on the multi-actor approach MAA, on 4 December...

Mediterranean Youth Task Force second Direction Board: call for applications

The Mediterranean Youth Task Force is launching the call for applications to fill the roles of its second Direction Board. We invite you to...

FAO Forestry Division is looking for communication specialists!

The FAO Forestry Division is looking for communication specialists in three different roles: Communication and outreach Knowledge management Multimedia (graphic and web design) Please submit your expression of...

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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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