European forest owners’ representative elected as a Chair for the Civil Dialogue Group on Forestry and Cork
On 8 November 2019, Mr Antonio Paula Soares, Member of the Board of the Confederation of European Forest Owners (CEPF) and Member of the Board of the Confederation of Portuguese Farmers (CAP), has been elected as a Chair for the Civil Dialogue Group (CDG) on Forestry and Cork.
EC Press release: Commission report: more countries than ever hit by forest fires in 2018
The latest Commission report on forest fires reveals that wildfires destroyed nearly 178 000 ha of forests and land in the EU last year. While this is less than 1/6 of the area burnt in 2017, and less than the long-term average, more countries than ever suffered from large fires.
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.
Biodiversity Strategies – an evolving timeline
The Political Guidelines for the new European Commission have a significant impact on the EU biodiversity policy framework since the EU Biodiversity Strategy to 2030 is expected to be delivered as part of the European Green Deal during the first 100 days of the new Commission.