July 2007 – Institut Européen de la Forêt Cultivée
Archives pour July 2007
28 July 2007

Voluntary Guidelines for Responsible Management of Planted Forests and for Fire Management

FAO collaborated with a wide range of partners and stakeholders in preparing these guidelines, through technical and expert consultations and six Regional Forestry Commissions during 2006. The two voluntary guidelines are available in English, French and Spanish and address the social, cultural, environmental as well as economic dimensions of planted forests and fire management. Furthermore […]

17 July 2007

DEFOR project : 2 demonstration meetings in November

The transnational project DEFOR initiated in June 2006 aims at diffusing new forestry technologies to small enterprises with an objective of sustainable development and enhancement of the competitiveness of South West Europe forestry.
The innovation transfer program concerns the entire wood chain: improvement of seedling and plant production (Portugal, Spain), new harvesting methods in mountainous areas, […]

12 July 2007

Forestry in a New Zealand Emissions Trading Scheme

New Zealand will use an emissions trading scheme as its core price-based measure for reducing greenhouse gas emissions and enhancing forest carbon sinks. The New Zealand Emissions Trading Scheme (NZ ETS) will operate alongside other policies and measures to reduce domestic emissions and achieve New Zealand’s broader sustainability objectives.
Forestry plays a critical role in managing […]

11 July 2007

3 July 2007

Interreg Project DEFOR : Innovation for wood extraction in the Pyrenean chain

The aim of DEFOR is to transfer technological innovation to small forestry enterprises at any level of the forest wood chain. The task 1.4 deals with wood extraction in mountainous area where the resource is dangerously underexploited.
Its objective is to find new solutions to mitigate the technical difficulties of wood extraction in mountain in order […]