CEPF Feedback on the European Commission Roadmap on the Long-term vision for rural areas
The Confederation of European Forest Owners (CEPF) welcomes the European Commission initiative to design a long-term vision for rural areas. As important feature of rural areas, sustainably managed European forests are of great consequence to achieve the goals of this initiative.
Letter | The European forestry sector must be part of the future EU COVID-19 recovery plan
On 5 May 2020, CEPF, together with six organisations representing the European forestry sector, published a joint letter while the outbreak and spread of COVID-19 is having a significant impact on forests and forestry in a growing number of European regions.
EIP-AGRI Service Point looks for temporary consultants on innovation in the forestry sector
The European Innovation Partnership ’Agricultural Productivity and Sustainability’ (EIP-AGRI) is looking for temporary consultants for a number of workshops, seminars and Focus Groups, and main facilitators for workshops and seminars on a range of topics.
Project for small-scale private forest owners wins LEADER Rural Inspiration Awards!
The ceremony of the Rural Inspiration Awards, recognising inspiring initiatives funded by EAFRD, awarded “Tiges et Chavées” project in LEADER category. This project promotes sustainable management of small privately-owned forests in the Walloon region in Belgium.
Success story of forest networking presented at the NetworX Conference
During the NetworX Conference, Luc Bouvarel from Fransylva presented how French forest owners have been supported to develop concerted simplified forest managements plans. This is the result of an efficient collaboration showing the importance of networking in rural areas.