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Improving community land management through association arrangements in Portugal

The Center for Applied Ecology Baeta Neves (CEABN) is currently conducting a research project called SAFER-LANDS, which is focused on exploring an...

Governing abandoned land: Storylines on natural forest regrowth in France and...

We highlight three out of five different stories we identified in our study about natural forest regrowth on abandoned land in France...

Event – A step forward in Forest Policy: the Mediterranean perspective

In 2021, the European Forest strategy for 2030 was released, paving the way to a new series of legislative initiatives and changes...

Silvopasture as key driver to promote circular economy in Europe

In light of the recent regulations and actions supporting circular economy, it seems clear that the European Union recognizes climate change as...

SustForest Plus comes to an end…but the resin sector’s momentum continues!

The SustForest Plus project on "Multifunctionality, conservation and rural employment in the territory of southern Europe through resin extraction" was born in...

Rural development funding and wildfire prevention

Rural landscapes in Southern Europe have been increasingly exposed to wildfires during the last decades due to climate and land use changes....

CREDA offers pre-doctoral positions in the field of agri-food economics and...

The Centre for Agri-Food Economics and Development (CREDA) in Catalonia, Spain, offers two pre-doctoral positions to join the team in the areas...

Wild forest products can help propel green growth in Europe

Wild forest products such as cork, natural resins, mushrooms, medicinal plants, nuts and berries have huge potential to contribute to green growth...

Productive reforestation for living rural landscapes

Ancient and unique agroforestry landscapes can be found in several Mediterranean countries, and are known as arks of bio-cultural heritage rooted in...

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...