The European State Forest Association

EUSTAFOR represents state forest companies, enterprises and agencies that have sustainable forest management and sustainable wood production as major concerns.

Seminar on Climate Change Impacts on European Forests - save-the-date

The Polish State Forests (Lasy Państwowe) and EUSTAFOR organize a seminar to discuss the climate change impacts and adaptation needs of European Forests. The Paris Agreement gives specific relevance to adaptation to climate change. Forest managers well understand the need to adapt forest ecosystems to climate change, and, at the same time, they need to face increased forest disturbances due to fire, insect and other pests, diseases as well as severe weather phenomena which bring serious dama...

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What a tree can do?

New poster by CEI-Bois, CEPI, CEPF and EUSTAFOR explains the bioeconomy potential of a tree Europe is one of the most forest-rich regions in the world - we are surrounded by 190 million hectares of forests, which makes it 40 % of Europe's territory. European forest cover increases regularly, contributing to growth and jobs in rural area, ensuring wood and ecological services provision. The bioeconomy covers the sustainable supply of renewable resources, services and their conversion, as we...

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Sustainable forestry should stay at the very core of the new CAP

Recognition of the role of sustainable forestry by the CAP will contribute to its common objectives, such as developing vibrant rural areas, while contributing to climate action and responding to the adaptation needs for climate-resilient landscapes. It is essential to ensure that the role of forests is well-framed in the context of assessing progresses towards the CAP’s nine specific objectives and that, consequently, forestry measures are ensured in all Member States. The statement follo...

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Enhancing Long-Term Competitiveness of the Forest Sector in a Green Economy

A workshop “Enhancing Long-Term Competitiveness of the Forest Sector in a Green Economy” was held by Forest Europe in cooperation with the Norwegian Ministry of Agriculture and Food, EUSTAFOR and USSE, on 29 May 2018, in Brussels. The workshop, held in the framework of the Forest EUROPE Work Programme,  focused on the development of the forest-based bioeconomy and how the forest-related policies can enhance it. Piotr Borkowski presented EUSTAFOR and its main activities and the work of the a...

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