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Social innovation in forests: buzzword or opportunity?

This article is also published on the SIMRA blog. What is social innovation? Over the last decades, social innovation...

10th International Agriculture Symposium – AGROSYM 2019

The International Symposium on Agriculture (AGROSYM) is an annual platform for international scientific debate on agriculture, food, rural development, environment and forestry....

Community project in Solsona focusses on forest benefits for health and...

There is so much that we can learn from forests. They are valuable to support biodiversity, to provide resources for human needs,...

Mediterranean Forest Week: Social Innovation in Forests

2 April 2019, Lebanon. Forests are natural resources -- both public and private – which are host to a...

EU Rural Innovation Contest

The LIAISON Project is looking for farmers, foresters and agri-food initiatives with a success story to share! Times are...

Good news from Portugal: 3.6 million euros to strengthen community-based forestry

Community based forestry in Portugal is a complex and difficult process for most stakeholders, especially for local communities. Most of these community...

Valuing forest ecosystem services: A training manual for planners and project...

Forests and trees provide multiple ecosystem services that are crucial for human well-being and play a critical role in achieving the goals...

Can social innovation make a difference to forest-dependent communities?

Attention to social innovation and its role in sustainable development have been rising. However, the knowledge of social innovation pertaining to rural...

Ainata Al Arz opens its first hiking trail

Ainata Al Arz, a marginalised rural village in Lebanon, is characterised by its green nature: with multi-colorful fields between the valley of...

12th Congress of the Spanish Association of Agrarian Economy

The 12th Congress of the "Spanish Association of Agrarian Economy" is accepting submissions in Spanish or English. The call for abstracts (150-200...