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.

New recommendations on wildfire prevention in the Mediterranean

Numerous wildfire management initiatives are considered or implemented at subnational, national, and regional levels across the Mediterranean. Yet a more concerted approach could harness...

PEFC Webinar: Introduction to the new EU Deforestation Regulation

Catch up on the PEFC webinar which took place on 20 April! The webinar introduced the objectives and implications of the European Union's new...

Open call for postdoc on socio-economic and governance of rural systems

The Forest Science and Technology Centre of Catalonia (CTFC), is looking for a researcher in socio-economy and rural governance for a full-time position with...

PEFC Spain and Sylvestris Group team up to foster sustainable forest management and CO2...

PEFC España (Spanish Association for Sustainable Forestry) and Grupo Sylvestris, two leaders in sustainable forestry management and environmental conservation have signed a collaboration agreement...
Mediterranean Youth Task Force participants.

Mediterranean Youth launch new channels for communication!

What better time than Earth Day to launch the social media accounts of a network of young people actively engaged in the forest sector...

FAIR principles make your grey literature shine out

The publication of scientific articles in peer-reviewed journals may be a well-laid path but unfortunately the same cannot be said for grey literature. Materials...

New global report confirms that forests reduce health risks

The global scientific evidence of the multiple types of benefits that forests, trees and green spaces have on human health has now been assessed...

Mediterranean Young Leadership Programme 2023: Land abandonment and cultural landscapes

The recently published Mediterranean Forest Research Agenda 2030 identifies land abandonment as one of the overarching challenges for the future of the region. This...

EFIMED’s Mercedes Caron selected to join the Global Young Academy

EFI is pleased to announce that Junior Researcher, Mercedes Caron, has been selected as a member of the Global Young Academy, an international society...

PEFC continues to lead forestry certification in Spain with growth in 2022

PEFC forest certification continues to grow in a strong and steady trend towards forest sustainability driven by all sectors and policy frameworks. Good management...

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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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