Forest owners call for support for bioeconomy and ownership rights
Bioeconomy and forest ownership rights were identified as two of the most important topics at the CEPF General Assembly 2015 held in Zagreb, Croatia, on 10-12 June. Private forest owners from 15 countries gathered to discuss EU action on how to further develop forest sector.
Bioeconomy talks with Vice-President Katainen
On 10 March 2015 European Commission Vice-President Jyrki Katainen attended the kick-off meeting of the “Bioeconomy” working group of the European Parliament Intergroup on “Climate Change, Biodiversity and Sustainable Development” chaired by MEP Miapetra Kumpula-Natri.
Newly-formed Bioeconomy Alliance calls for EU action
Creating a world-leading bioeconomy in the European Union requires bold political moves. On 4 February, the European Bioeconomy Alliance (EBA) calls for more predictable policies leading to a long-term strategy for a competitive, dynamic and sustainable bioeconomy in Europe.