CEPF calls for a strong Rural Development Policy in the Commission’s plan on the future CAP
On 29 November the European Commission presented its Communication on the future of the CAP post 2020, outlining the vision for the future of food and farming in the EU. CEPF emphasises the need for a strong rural development policy in the CAP and a higher level role of forestry.
More work is still needed on forestry issues in REDII
After the vote of European Parliament’s Environment Committee on the Directive on the Promotion of the Use of Energy from Renewable Sources (RED recast) on 23 October, forest owners and managers see as a positive step the approach taken on the forest biomass sustainability.
European forest owners and managers welcome the 4th European Forest Week
The theme of the week, “Forests, our common good”, provides an opportunity to highlight the key role of Europe’s millions of forest owners and managers to provide solutions to some of the biggest challenges facing society today, not least climate change and sustainable developmen