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European Forest Institute
Title: European Forest Institute
Title abbreviated: EFI
Creator: European Forest Institute <Joensuu>
Abstract: The European Forest Institute is the leading forest research network in Europe. It is an international organisation established by European States. EFI conducts research and provides policy advice on forest related issues. Further, it facilitates and stimulates forest related networking as well as promotes the supply of unbiased and policy relevant information on forests and forestry. It also advocates for forest research and for scientifically sound information as a basis for policy-making on forests. All these activities are done either at the pan-European level or the work is of European relevance and they are carried out by both the Institute’s HQ and Regional Offices. The Headquarters’ research units are: a) Sustainability and Climate Change b) Policy and Governance c) Foresight and Information EFI’s work in the field of policy advice includes enhanced support for decision takers and policy makers. It has a strong policy advice role by hosting the EU FLEGT Facility which supports the EU Forest Law Enforcement Governance and Trade (FLEGT) process in developing countries, related to the implementation of the EU FLEGT Action Plan. EU FLEGT Facility assists the European Commission and the EU Member States in their joint efforts of its implementation. [Information of the supplier, modified]
Table of contents: Research / Policy Advice / Virtual Library / Members / Projects / News & Events / About EFI.
Subject: Forest ecology (577.3);
Forest lands (333.75)
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Spatial coverage: Europe, Western Europe
Audience: Intermediate; Experts
Language: English
Format: website
Resource type: Official corporations and organisations
Access: free
Metadata update date: 2011-03-03
Metadata provider: UBFfm
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