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When social innovation grows strong: The case of ADFs in Catalonia

We at the Forest Science and Technology Centre of Catalonia (CTFC) invited different SIMRA project stakeholders to a Validation Workshop in Solsona...

Progress, plans and potential impact at SINCERE halfway point

Several case studies in the SINCERE project are now fully functioning with exciting impacts at local, regional and national scales. The project's...

Closing a splendid 2019 with December’s EFIMED newsletter!

EFI's Mediterranean Facility would like to wish all its network a happy holiday season and a prosperous New Year by sharing the latest 2019...

Young Leadership Programme 2020: Mediterranean forests in urbanised societies

The economic, social and environmental challenges of today need bright new thinking that will shape tomorrow. EFI’s Young Leadership Programme targets the leaders...

Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya & Social Forest: Together toward sustainability!

This summer, Social Forest turned part of an unmanaged forest area into a sustainable and educational forest. This work was done at...

INCREDIBLE Knowledge Repository for NWFP now online!

The Innovation Networks for Cork, Resins and Edibles (INCREDIBLE) H2020 project has just launched the open access Knowledge repository for Non-Wood Forest Products, which aims...

Medforval: a new platform on Mediterranean forest landscapes

Nowhere is this exemplified more than in the variety and wealth of Mediterranean forests, woodlands and scrublands—a delicate mosaic of high ecological,...

INHERIT project: towards a sustainable future for tourism and natural heritage

The International Association of Mediterranean Forests (IAMF) and its 14 partners have recently announced the implementation of the Interreg MED INHERIT project...

DESIRA project brings digital technologies to forests and rural areas

The DESIRA (Digitisation: Economic and Social Impacts on Rural Areas) research initiative is a four-year Horizon 2020 project coordinated by the University...

Forest community companies: new models for adaptation and mitigation

The conservation of forests is practically impossible if the people who live in it cannot achieve economic benefits. This is the premise...

COP25: PEFC positions forest certification as a tool to mitigate climate...

The COP25 Climate Summit dedicated Thursday to forests and its role in the face of Climate Change. The General Secretary of PEFC...

Phytophthora in Mediterranean Ecosystems

The 9th Meeting of the IUFRO Working Party 7.02.09 Phytophthora diseases on forest trees was held on 17-25 October 2019 in La...

Participatory video to collect experiences on Social Innovation Actions

The Social Innovation Actions within the European Union H2020 "Social Innovation in Marginalised Rural Areas (SIMRA)" project have been coordinated by the European...

Keyline technique for agroforestry water management

The Keyline technique is a landscaping design used to maximise water catchment and its equal redistribution. It promotes the reduction of water...

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