4 Research Programmes co-ordinated at Headquarters: Forest Ecology and Management Forest Product Markets and Socio-Economics Policy Analysis Forest Resources and Information Research at EFI Regional Offices and Project Centres
20.8.200412 - implement the EFI strategy at regional level - have a long-term perspective - are integral parts of EFI ( branch offices of an international organisation) - Head of Office reports to EFI Director/HQ - staff is employed by, or seconded to EFI - governed by ToR and EFI management rules Regional offices
20.8.200413 Regional Offices: Benefits Regional offices provide an instrument for implementing the goals of the European Research Area European regions can utilise EFIs pan-European network and research expertise. Help regional experts, institutions and governments to address issues important for their regions in a European context.
20.8.200414 Regional Offices: Benefits pool financial and intellectual resources for tackling policy-relevant issues. reduce the fragmentation of research structures- >increase the effectiveness of the participating institutes allow EFI to be more visibly present in Europes regions.
20.8.200415 Jean Monnet: When an idea fits well in the needs of its time, it belongs no more to its originators, - it will be more powerful than those who intiated it.
20.8.200416 Looking forward to fruitful co-operation within EFICENT