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State Foresters Gathered in Brussels for the International Day of Forests Dedicated to Forest and Energy

PRESS RELEASE 22.03.2017 The European State Forest Association (EUSTAFOR) held its General Assembly in Brussels on 21 March 2017, establishing the orientation for EUSTAFOR’s activities for the year to come and confirming Per-Olof Wedin, CEO of the Swedish State Company Sveaskog, for a new term as EUSTAFOR’s President. The previous evening, EUSTAFOR hosted a state forest reception at the European Forestry House in Brussels. [caption id="attachment_1262" align="alignright" width=...

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Forestry and the need for sectorial education on the European path of Bosnia and Herzegovina – KUPRES

The KUPRES 2017 Conference: ̋Forestry and the Need for Sectoral Education on the European Path of Bosnia and Herzegovina ̋ was organized by ŠGD Hercegbosanske šume and the Croatian Wood Cluster on 9-10 February 2017, in Kupres, Bosnia & Herzegovina. EUSTAFOR’s Executive Director, Piotr Borkowski, gave an opening address as well as a full presentation on the relevance of the EU Energy Winter Package to European forests. The main topic of KUPRES 2017 Conference was “Forestry and the...

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Does the EU 2030 Climate Policy Reflect the Benefits of Forest Management?

PRESS RELEASE - 20.02.2017 The long-term climate benefits of forest management are not fully taken into account by the current legislative proposals of the European Commission on LULUCF (Land Use, Land Use Change and Forestry) and ESM (Effort Sharing Mechanism). EUSTAFOR’s new Position Paper presents the perspective of state foresters on the proposals of the European Commission concerning Climate Policy. EUSTAFOR experts have analyzed the LULUCF and ESR proposals and provide their commen...

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Profitable and sustainable European forest management

Austrian and Norwegian EUSTAFOR members participate in the TECH4EFFECT project The EU Project TECH4EFFECT is coordinated by the Norwegian Institute of Bioeconomy Research (NIBIO) and the consortium include research institutes and universities, industrial partners and SMEs. The EUSTAFOR members Österreichische Bundesforste and Statskog SF are part of the consortium. TECH4EFFECT focuses on increasing access to wood resources through more efficient silviculture and a better un...

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