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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Climate policy targets: how can European forests contribute?

The next ThinkForest event takes place during the COP21 climate negotiations in Paris, on 1 December 2015, in Le Bourget, Paris.

There is great scope to enhance the role of EU forests and the forest sector in climate mitigation. Join the launch of the new EFI From Science to Policy study ' A new role for forests and the forest sector in the EU post-2020 climate targets' and discuss how we move forward on policy and practice.



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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         EFI Annual Conference                       Registrations
       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.