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.

October Network News out now!

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This month, read about newly launched benefits for EFI Associate & Affiliate Members.


  • Clothes made from cork and cypress: Forests in Fashion
  • Sumforest final conference plus special feature on young researchers' poster session
  • Land-banking in rural Spain
  • New paper on the bio-economy opportunities for tackling wildfires.

As ever, don't miss funding opportunities, events, open calls and new publications.

Tackling wildfires in Mediterranean forests

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In a new publication in  Forest Policy and Economics, EFI researchers consider the opportunities offered by a forest-based bio-economy alongside an improved recognition of the value of forests, as a means of tackling wildfires in the Mediterranean.

Video: Fighting catastrophic forest fires - a new vision


EFI upcoming events

More than wood: Innovation and entrepreneurship in cork, resin, edibles and other forest products
28 November 2017, Barcelona, Spain

2017 Bioeconomy Investment Summit 
14 - 15 December 2017, Helsinki, Finland

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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.