EFI Mediterranean Regional Office - EFIMED

EFIMED is the Mediterranean Regional Office of the European Forest Institute.
Based in Barcelona, Spain, it was the first EFI Regional Office, launched in 2007.

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EFIMED Network News - January edition

January's edition of EFIMED Network News brings you latest news on mix plantations, sustainable forest management, Forest Moratorium in Albania, SwitchMed Green Entrepreneurs Training Programme, and many other news from the network.

Find also links to register for the Climate policy after COP21: Implications for the European forest-based sector, the European Pellet Conference, the Forum on payment for ecosystem services, the IUCN World Conservation Congress and others. Plus the usual round-up of forthcoming events, publications and more!



Coordinates a network of more than 60 forest research institutions from 17 Mediterranean countries.

Promotes research and networking on Mediterranean forests, forestry and forest products.

Responds to policy needs by providing science-based information on forests and forestry at the Mediterranean level.

Supports scientific capacity-building, especially in Southern and Eastern Mediterranean countries.

Consolidates an international forest research network, aiming to overcome the fragmentation of the Mediterranean forest research community.


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       30 September - 2 October 2015, Saint-Petersburg, Russia            



EFIMED receives funding from the Ministry of Science and Innovation of Spain and the Department of Innovation, Universities and Enterprises of Catalonia and from the CTFC, Forest Technology Centre of Catalonia.