“Our Forests, Our Future” - The first high-level European conference focusing on forests
On 25 - 26 April 2019, the European Commission organised a conference “Our Forests, Our Future” to analyse and discuss opportunities and challenges for enhancing the contribution of the forest sector to the main EU priorities.
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.
AGRI-Committee of the European Parliament adopts its report on CAP Strategic Plans regulation
On 2 April, the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development (AGRI Committee) of the European Parliament has adopted its reports on CAP Strategic Plans Regulation. This Regulation encompasses rural development interventions, which are of high importance for the forest sector.
European Parliament adopted its position on taxonomy for sustainable investments
On 28 March 2019, the European Parliament voted to establish taxonomy for sustainable finance. The Members of the Parliament rejected the proposals to rank all economic activities according to their social and environmental impact.