The European State Forest Association

The European State Forest Association (EUSTAFOR) represents state forest companies, enterprises and agencies that have sustainable forest management (SFM) and sustainable wood production as major concerns.

The Association currently has 36 members in 25 European countries.

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Sustainably managed and multifunctional European forests provide solutions for recovery and well-being

PRESS RELEASE Brussels, 21 March 2021 The European State Forest Association (EUSTAFOR) welcomes the International Day of Forests 2021, under the headline “Forest restoration: A path to recovery and well-being.” State Forest Management Organizations look after Europe’s forests and practice multifunctional and sustainable forest management of the highest standards for the benefit and well-being of all. More than 1/3 of Europe is covered by forests, providing a wealth of natural resour...

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Norwegian campaign "Think Wood" - How forests and trees can contribute in the fight against climate changes

Statskog (The Norwegian State Forest) and a large number of companies and organizations have joined forces to show how forest and wood can contribute to the fight against climate changes. Instead of working alone, we are able to create a much louder voice when we combine our efforts into one campaign. We are very different organizations and companies, but we all have one goal in common: We want to show how the use of forest and wood is part of the solution to the greatest challenge of all tim...

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EUSTAFOR welcomes its new Communications Officer

We are delighted to announce that, on 15 February, EUSTAFOR  welcomed Sophie Hugon to the team in the position of Communications Officer. Sophie will share this position between EUSTAFOR and the Forest-Based Sector Technology Platform (FTP).   Previously, she worked as Project leader at Hout Info Bois, the Belgian centre for technical information and promotion of wood and its use. She worked essentially in promoting the use of local wood and had contacts with sawmills and wood co...

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EUSTAFOR and other stakeholders meet with the European Commissioner for Agriculture, Janusz Wojciechowski

On Wednesday, 3 February, the main stakeholder organisations representing the forestry sector, including EUSTAFOR, met with the European Commissioner for Agriculture, Janusz Wojciechowski, to discuss the sector's growing concerns on the way in which the implementation of the EU Green Deal currently addresses forestry issues. At the meeting, the stakeholders underlined that European forests need to be responsibly managed, especially in the face of climate change and its impact on forest holdin...

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