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Circular bioeconomy: Untapped business potential for a sustainable future

Our current economic system relies on a linear use of resources – that we can continue extracting more and more raw materials...

Bioregions bring forests to the heart of the Wood Industry Summit

LIGNA’s Wood Industry Summit will firmly place wood and forests as integral parts of the circular bioeconomy in a high-level, international event....

Wood construction to accelerate the energy transition in the EU

Recently, the European Commission’s Scientific Advice Mechanism published two major documents on a systematic approach to the energy transition in Europe in...

Mediterranean Forest Week: Forest and ecosystem restoration for the next generations

Mediterranean forests are part of multifaceted landscapes, but heavily affected by centuries of human intervention. Despite an increase of 1.8 million hectares...

Young leaders for sustainable forest futures: YLPMED 2020

The European Forest Institute (EFI) Young Leadership Programme (YLP) connects young professionals with global and regional leaders to develop strategic thinking on...

Launch of the H2020 project ONEforest for a common forest management

The Horizon project ONEforest - Multi-criteria decision support system for a common forest management to strengthen forest resilience, harmonise stakeholder interests and...

A future built in wood

Forest Europe launched the fourth video in their series on the state of Europe’s forests. This video focuses on how wood is increasingly...

IUFRO Spotlight: Using a social lens on the forest bioeconomy

IUFRO is highlighting the social dimensions of the forest-based bioeconomy in its latest edition. The IUFRO Spotlight Using a social science lens...

Ecosystem restoration business models to achieve UN Decade goals

Join UNEP and FAO online for a side event introducing a new e-learning programme that supports ecosystem restoration business models at the 16th...

Forested rural areas are a valuable source of non-fossil raw materials

In the circular sustainable bioeconomy perspective, forested rural areas represent a precious source of the lignocellulose and non-fossil raw materials for established...