Webinar – Forestry and Agriculture – Better Together?

Zoom

In this webinar, we want to discuss Agroforestry as a tool for Sustainable Development, Food Security, and Ecological Restoration/Preservation. Therefore we have invited Joana Amaral Paulo from ISA/CEF and EURAF who will discuss modern and traditional agroforestry systems and practices in view of agroforestry systems as a means of reducing […]

Who Owns Our Forests? – Public, Private and Communal Ownership

We will be discusing one of the primary factors regarding the use of forest resources - the ownership of our forests. The FAO definition of forest ownership implies exclusive legal rights over the forest resource, including the right to fully control and utilize the forests. However, it is necessary to […]

Recreation Services of Forests / LCs’ Webinar Series

Zoom

The development of forests for recreation is seen as an important aspect of sustainable forestry and there is increasing recognition of the wide-ranging benefits that forests provide to society. Today, recreation is perhaps the most important non-timber service provided by forests. Join our next IFSA Local Committees’ Webinar Series to […]

Forest policy in Europe: Are things getting done?

Zoom

How are new insights in forestry implemented into practice? How can forest and agricultural policies be intertwined in a future-proof way? Is the Common Agricultural Policy in line with the European Green Deal? How can forest policy tackle climate change? How can a bottom-up approach in policy implementation be useful […]

Nigerian Forestry Students & Graduates Roundtable

Zoom

According to FAO, a changing society changes its demands on forests. Although global interests in forest are translated into international forest or environmental issues (treaties on biodiversity, certification of forest management or products, etc.) changes of demands at the national level are different.  Forestry education in different countries is undergoing […]

Urban Forestry Days

Online

The European Forest Institute (EFI), the European Forum on Urban Forestry (EFUF), and the Horizon 2020 CLEARING HOUSE project invite you to two days of integrated activities on urban forestry (March 23-24 2021). This online event is targeted at advanced practitioners, established researchers, sector leading policymakers, and those wishing to […]

Urban Forestry Days

Online

The European Forest Institute (EFI), the European Forum on Urban Forestry (EFUF), and the Horizon 2020 CLEARING HOUSE project invite you to two days of integrated activities on urban forestry (March 23-24 2021). This online event is targeted at advanced practitioners, established researchers, sector leading policymakers, and those wishing to […]

Urban Forestry Days

Online

The European Forest Institute (EFI), the European Forum on Urban Forestry (EFUF), and the Horizon 2020 CLEARING HOUSE project invite you to two days of integrated activities on urban forestry (March 23-24 2021). This online event is targeted at advanced practitioners, established researchers, sector leading policymakers, and those wishing to […]

#metoo, Networks and Organizations in the Forestry Field – Episode 1

Virtual Event

This first episode wants to discuss the #metoo (#slutavverkat) movement in the Swedish forestry sector and the chain of reactions it generated. From there, an analysis of the importance and impact that networks have will follow, discussing the case of NYKS, a network for women and non-binary professionals that was created in Sweden. Additionally, the role of gender and social relations in organizations will be discussed. 
Speakers:
- Maria Johansson, Researcher and Lecturer, Swedish University of Agricultural Science (SLU)
- Elin Olofsson, Business Development Manager, SCA, & Vice Chairwoman of NYKS

Those Who Have Come Before Us – Episode 2

Virtual Event

This second episode wants to offer the perspectives of women who have already established their careers in the forestry field as a source of inspiration for future generations of foresters. The personal experiences and points of view of the women who have preceded us will offer the opportunity to understand how gender has played a role throughout their careers and to reflect on present times. This will stimulate a conversation with youth in forestry who are about to start their careers. In addition to generating understanding and mutual support, young foresters are invited to put these stories in relation to their own experience, which can help to understand how to best approach the challenges surrounding gender.

Forests in Women’s Hand (FiWH) Conference

Online
Virtual Event

At the international Forests in Women’s Hands conference from 12 – 13 April 2021, connecting women in forestry will be a central theme. Participants will meet members of existing women’s networks and have the opportunity to exchange best practice examples and discuss relevant activities and initiatives. Additionally, the conference will […]

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