July 2006 – Institut Européen de la Forêt Cultivée
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22 July 2006

EFI news

Since the EFI changed from a Finish NGO into a governmental organisation 12 countries have already rectified its convention, thus becoming official members and making part of its council. These states are Germany, Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia, Finland, Norway, Denmark, Romania, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and Turkey. Others have already signed the membership pact, but its parliament […]



21 July 2006

A new Master’s Program on Forest Policy and Economics for the Balkan region

A unique Master’s Program on Forest Policy and Economics for the Balkan region of South-Eastern Europe has been delineated at the European Forest Institute. The EFI Forest Policy and Economics Education and Research-team (FOPER) has done ground breaking work with representatives of several universities throughout the Balkans. The curriculum will be submitted to national accreditation […]



20 July 2006

Three Erasmus Mundus MSc programs

SUFONAMA
Sustainable Forest and Nature Management
The overall objective is to qualify graduates to deal with the challenges of modern natural resources management in Europe and other temperate regions, that is, sustainable management of forests and nature areas in an integrated landscape context.
See: http://www.sufonama.net
SUTROFOR Sustainable Tropical Forestry
The overall objective is to qualify graduates to deal with the […]



2 July 2006

Register now for the international conference on indicators for sustainable forest management

The online registration form for the international conference on indicators for sustainable forest management is now opened. This conference will take place in Porto (Portugal). It will be the opportunity to make the state of the art on this topic after FORSEE project, and in other countries (japan, south africa, switzerland, , ….) and […]



1 July 2006

Large wildfire in Galicia

Galicia suffered from an outbreak of forest fires during the first fifteen days of August. 1970 forest fires were registered; the burned area is more than 80 000 ha, which represents 3 % of Galicia’s surface and 4% of its forest surface. The volume of burned wood reaches more than 5,5 millions cubic metres. The […]



The members of the ICFPA have signed an agreement on the sustainable development

The ICFPA (the International Council for the forest and pulp associations) announced that its members have signed an historical agreement on the sustainable development. 58 managers of the member societies have thus engaged to promote the forest management around the world, to combat the abusive felling, to encourage the recycling, to manage the environment and […]