The European State Forest Association

EUSTAFOR represents state forest companies, enterprises and agencies that have sustainable forest management and sustainable wood production as major concerns.


A pilot project which aims to achieve an increased absorption of C02 in forest ecosystems is currently being implemented by the Polish State Forests – Lasy Państwowe – and is resulting in additional activities for forest management Not only reducing emissions but also increasing absorption of CO2 is a way to decrease the amount of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere. International agreements under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change and most recently the Paris Agreem...

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Timber transportation service providers carry out driver training to provide a high-quality and efficient service (economic and safe driving, assessment of the size and quality of timber, etc.). For JSC “Latvia’s State Forests” (LVM) a professional, competent, knowledgeable driver means a better quality service – a forestry forwarder driver is familiar with all the requirements of the company, both general and specific labour and environmental protection requirements, as well as the r...

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Joint statement prior to the publication of the mid-term review of the EU Forest Strategy

On 20 September 2013 the Commission adopted a new EU Forest Strategy in order to respond to the new challenges facing forests and the forest sector in the EU. The Strategy foresees that a review will be carried out by 2018 to assess progress in implementing the strategy. The forest-based sector welcomed the adoption of the new EU Forest Strategy in 2013. As the representatives of forest owners, forestry contractors and managers and forest-based industry we consider important to have a...

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What are the practical consequences of LULUCF Regulation for the forest-based sector?

Joint workshop of forest-based stakeholders (EUSTAFOR, EOS, CEPI ans CEPF) on the practical consequences of the Regulation for the inclusion of Land Use, Land Use Change and Forestry (LULUCF) within the 2030 EU Climate and Energy framework 25 September 2018, Tuscany Region Office in Brussels, Rond-point Robert Schuman 14, Brussels, Belgium Background: The Regulation on the inclusion of greenhouse gas emissions and removals from land use, land use change and forestry (LULUCF) into the 2030 c...

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