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14 December 2021

Research on maritime pine resilience and bioeconomy: Contribution of the European project B4EST

The B4EST consortium, in collaboration is organizing a symposium on latest studies on maritime pine resilience and bioeconomy. Register now !



IEFC commentary on the EU Councils conclusions on the new EU Forest Strategy to 2030.

The Institut Europeen de la Foret Cultivee (IEFC) a while regretting that the new EU Forest Strategy was not developed in conjunction with the Member States and stakeholders (also remarked upon in the EU Council conclusions), nevertheless, welcomes some of these EU Council conclusions on the new EU Forest Strategy for 2030, a selection of […]



13 December 2021

Towards intelligent information management of complex forests in South West Europe

The social and economic value of mixed plantations and irregular forests in SUDOE is little known and not taken into account in policy decisions and territorial development. Limited information sharing systems and structures prevent the SUDOE region from undertaking a concerted and coordinated approach to sustainable forest management and creating a favourable bioeconomy.



19 March 2021

Understanding the Impact of Climate Change on Forests

Two videos (in French) aimed to promote better understanding of the phenomena responsible for climate change and their impacts on forests.



4 March 2021

PEN-CAFoRR launches new platform to promote cooperation, common perspective and standardized techniques.

The Pan-European Network for Climate Adaptive Forest Restoration and Reforestation (PEN-CAFoRR), a network of experts from Europe and beyond addressing the entire cycle of forest restoration and reforestation in different ecosystems, has recently published its “Actions website” to broaden the dissemination of knowledge and facilitate an increased scale of planning and implementation of its Climate […]



22 December 2020

Green deal, new forestry strategy: forest plantations at the heart of all European policy topics

The Green Deal is the European legislative basis that commits Europe to carbon neutrality in 2050, a sinequanone condition for limiting climate change to a 2°C increase in temperature. As forests are the main terrestrial ecosystem storing CO2, the European Union is actively working to update its strategy to preserve this type of ecosystem, which […]



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 […]



14 April 2020

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 […]