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23 September 2020

Gene expression modification toward climate change adaptation (EPI-CATCH COST Action)

Epigenetics is the science that analyzes the modification of gene expression as a function of the environment. Since trees cannot move, it is obvious that gene response to climate change is a major factor in forest trees. EPI- CATCH COST Action aims to define, develop, generate and share new breaking knowledge and methodology for the […]



22 September 2020

IEFC member University of Valladolid strengthens its cooperation with Vietnam by creating a virtual campus in Hanoi during the COVID19 pandemic

iuFOR (Forestry training at the University of Valladolid) is launching an online forestry training tool to support universities in Vietnam.
Several years of collaboration between the University Institute of Sustainable Forest Management (iuFOR), of which the School of Agricultural Engineering of the University of Valladolid (Palencia campus) is a part, and Vietnamese universities through the BioEcoN […]



17 September 2020

DEFID2 development : share your data!

The Joint Research Centre (JRC) of the European Commission is launching a research initiative that aims to develop the Database of European Forest Insect & Disease Disturbances (DEFID2).
Forest pests and pathogens are an increasing concern in Europe, but a comprehensive assessment of their occurrence is still lacking. To fill this knowledge gap, the JRC is […]



15 April 2020

European Bioregions Facility

Representatives from some of the most highly innovative regions of Europe (Basque Country, North Karelia and North Rhine-Westphalia) gathered together under the umbrella of the European Forest Institute (EFI) and launched the new European Bioregions Facility in Bilbao on the 9th and 10th of March 2020. The aim of this new facility is to work […]



14 April 2020

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)



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 […]



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 […]



IEFC celebrates its 20 years in Porto

IEFC network celebrates its 20 year existence in 2018. As part of this celebration, you are most welcome in Porto from 26 to 29 June to participate in a joint event organised by EFI for the launching of its new European Facility for Planted Forests. The event includes the 20th annual general assembly of IEFC […]



25 July 2008

The European Community signs a Science & Technical cooperation agreement with New Zealand

Today the European Community signed an S&T cooperation agreement with New Zealand bringing the total number of S&T cooperation agreements the EC has signed with third countries to 33. This international agreement which replaces the administrative arrangement concluded between the two Parties in 1991 shall help to better prepare and coordinate the research cooperation.
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