I would like to strongly recommend the 18th Symposium on Systems Analysis in Forest Resources (SSAFR) that will be held in Puerto Varas, Chile on March 3-7, 2019. I attended the SSAFR in 2015 in Uppsala (Sweden) andContinue reading
Will Forest Reference Levels limit harvests and wood industry development in the EU?
Recently, the European Parliament’s Committee on Environment, Public Health and Food Safety (ENVI) adopted the draft report of the Committee’s Rapporteur, MEP Norbert Lins, on the regulation of Land Use, Land Use Change and Forestry (LULUCF). The policyContinue reading
International Summer School: Methods in Forest Ecology 2018
This summer school will provide background information, demonstrations and training in the application of the newest tools and techniques to collect data on forest community (both animal and plants) as well as quantify and analyseContinue reading
The True Story: Competition for biomass in Europe will not affect forest industry
In recently published article in Biomass and Bioenergy journal, researchers from Finland and Norway found that policy choices will have strong impacts on the allocation of biomass use between heat and power production, and theContinue reading
Forest Monitor Stats – 2017
The end of the year is always a good time for summaries. In this post, we present you our statistics for year 2017.
Financial support from Spain to EFI and EUFORGEN
The Council of Ministers of the Government of Spain, has authorized the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, Food and Environment to contribute 50,000 euros to the European Forestry Institute (EFI) to conduct research and provideContinue reading
Don’t Wait! Only One Month Left to Pre-Register for IFBC2018!
Pre-registration closes in just one month for the unprecedented 2018 International Forest Business Conference (IFBC), so now’s the time to secure your spot before discounts end on January 1st 2018! Only 40 pre-registration places still left!
Must-Attend Event: 2017 Bioeconomy Investment Summit
The second edition of the Bioeconomy Investment Summit will take place on 14-15 December in Helsinki, Finland, organized by the European Commission and the European Forest Institute. The 2017 Bioeconomy Investment Summit is a followContinue reading
How to encourage young people to study forestry?
On 6th November, the Minister of Agriculture and Food in Norway distributed 400 000 Norwegian krone (1 NOK = 0.12 USD) to 8 forestry students in Norway. The Master thesis of Ida Aarø has been selectedContinue reading
Marcus Wallenberg Prize 2017
Recently in Stockholm, the forest geneticist Prof. Ron Sederoff was awarded the Marcus Wallenberg Prize. Informally known as the “Nobel Prize for Forestry”, this two million Swedish Krona award is presented by the King of Sweden each year.Continue reading