IEFC Newsletter – Page 4 – Institut Européen de la Forêt Cultivée
IEFC Newsletter (Page 4)
15 April 2020

Governance conference in Bonn

Governing and managing forests for multiple ecosystem services across the globe, Bonn, Germany Feb 26, 2020 – Feb 27, 2020

The conference was organized by EFI in collaboration with more than 20 organizations and INFORMAR project dedicated to integrated forest management and the POLyFORES project focusing on ecosystem services. A variety of forest management concepts, such […]



14 April 2020

Harvesting planted forests

Innovation in tree to tree technology
Watch a logging animation from Scion (New Zealand) of how a robot can swing from tree to tree and might carry out forestry tasks in the future without damaging soils.

Author: Jean-Michel Carnus (New-Zealand Institute of Forestry)



Learning from the Past to Grow the Future

50 years of forestry education in New Zealand
The School of Forestry / Te Kura Ngahere is pleased to announce a conference and celebration in recognition of 50 years at the University of Canterbury (1970-2020) in Christchurch from late afternoon on Wednesday 15th to Saturday 18th April 2020.
Author : Jean-Michel Carnus (New-Zealand Institute of Forestry)



“Bioeconomy, Forests and Territories” Chair

Supported by Alliance Forêts Bois, APESA, Biolandes, DRT, Bordeaux Euratlantique, Groupama Forêts Assurances and the Jacques and Françoise Lescouzères Foundation, the BioForTer Chair aims to offer concrete solutions to the forest-based sector by developing an inclusive and responsible forest bioeconomy.
The forest-wood sector in Nouvelle-Aquitaine (France), leader of the forest economy, has to cope with climate […]



Better Eucalypt project

The Better Eucalypt project is an education, research and knowledge transfer project aiming towards the promotion of good management practices in eucalypt plantations among industrial and non-industrial owners, and hosted by CELPA.
Under the scope of the project, 40 knowledge dissemination sessions were organized for forest owners and forest managers that involved 1200 participants. Several types […]



E-globulus

Eucalyptus plantation
E-globulus is a free online platform for knowledge transfer in forestry of eucalyptus sustainable forest management, carried by RAIZ. This is an innovative tool aiming to provide advisory services to forest owners. The forest owner has to register to the platform. The process involves only 3 steps: 1st the owner adds his property delimiting […]



Launching of a MOOC PerForm project

The aim of PerForm is to better understand regional disparities of national bioeconomy policies and perceptions of a forest-based bioeconomy. The main outcomes of this cooperation network are an online information platform and an open access e-learning course that aims to inform forest stakeholders, policy makers, students and the interested public about the forest-based bioeconomy […]



10 April 2020

Genetics to the rescue

Managing forests sustainably in a changing world – A conference to conclude GenTree
Members of the GENTREE project in front of the University of Avignon

GENTREE was a 4 year project aimed at improving the management of forest genetic resources, improving the knowledge of existing diversity, and characterizing the forest genetic material available.
This work will serve to […]



28 January 2019

Joint IEFC & EFIPLANT Annual Meeting 2019

The IEFC network is celebrating its 2019 Annual Meeting next Monday, June 3rd in Bordeaux, France. The meeting, co-organized one more year with EFIPLANT, will include:
-Results and comments on the survey and consultation with members of the IEFC
-Presentation of the IEFC strategic plan and roadmap for the next 5 years
– “Moral Report” of the President […]



19 January 2018

Welcome to a new member, the New Zealand Institute of Forestry

IEFC network welcomes a new associate member, the New Zealand Institute of Forestry (NZIF). Established in 1927, NZIF gathers New Zealand’s professionals who work in all aspects of forestry, including forest management and utilisation, processing, research, education and consulting. NZIF provides a forum to exchange ideas, opinions and information. As sustainable plantation forestry plays an […]