Presentation on theme: "EFI ATLANTIC REGIONAL OFFICE OF THE EUROPEAN INSTITUTE."— Presentation transcript:
EFI ATLANTIC REGIONAL OFFICE OF THE EUROPEAN INSTITUTE
Rationale Atlantic area has an identity Need for increasing research capacity and networking Many years of cooperation EFI has become a multi-governmental body IEFC (32 organisations) and EFI aim both at improving research capacity and networking
Thematic scope Main Aim : Sustainable management and competitive utilisation of cultivated forest resources Contribute mainly to three topics of EFI strategy : (1) Effects of forest management and the forest value chain on economic, environmental, social and cultural sustainability in Europe. (2) Impacts of climate change and other (a)biotic disturbances, and development of adaptation and mitigation strategies in forest management. (3) Competitiveness of forest resources for energy and material products in relation with to other natural resources.
Geographic scope Focusing on atlantic zone : GB Ireland Western France Northern Spain Portugal
Workplan EFIATLANTIC will contribute to the 4 pillars of EFI : Networking Research Information and dissemination Advocacy And also to Information services and capacity building
Workplan : Research Short term: Vulgarization of existing work manage and implement REINFFORCE project REsource INFrastructures for monitoring, adapting and protecting european atlantic FORests under Changing climatE 70 trials, common protocols and monitoring ENERSYLVA project rejected Mid term: strategic research agenda for Atlantic Area Submit new proposals on mains RO topics, ROKFOR project Long term: implementation of the strategic agenda, contribution to all research activities of EFI
Workplan : Information and dissemination Maintain online scientific directory with experts skills Updating database on models for forest Maintaining bib list on wood material advantages Adaptation of existing IEFC tools : Four languages website with project results Four languages news letter Mailing list for targeted groups Forum on cultivated forest