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.

EUSTAFOR currently has 39 members in 27 European countries.


#ResponsibleForestry campaign


EUSTAFOR participates in Euractiv panel on Forest Monitoring Framework

On 8 May, Euractiv organized the panel A roadmap to EU forest resilience -Tackling climate change and forest disturbances, moderated by Anna Gumbau. Six panelists were invited to discuss resilience in the European and the role of the proposed forest monitoring framework. The participants were Elena Višnar Malinovská (DG CLIMA), Florian Marin (EESC), Marcus Lindner (EFI), Sydney Vennin (FERN) and Roberto Stelstra from EUSTAFOR.  After their introductions and opening statements, the pane...

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Parliament adopts its position on Forest Reproductive Material

This Wednesday, 24 April, the Parliament has voted on the files for Plant and Forest Reproductive Material (PRM & FRM). The latter has direct impact on the forest sector and EUSTAFOR has actively contributed to the legislative process with input. The report has now been adopted as its first reading position with a large majority. The accepted position proposes cooperation of Member States to secure high quality forest reproductive material, with a labeling system in place to provide trans...

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FAO coordinates support programme for the support of Ukraine’s forestry sector

The 2nd International Stakeholders and Donors Conference took place on 26-27 March 2024 in Prague, Czech Republic. The event was hosted by the Czech Ministry of Agriculture of the Government and the Faculty of Forestry and Wood Science of the Czech University, and was facilitated by FAO Ukraine. More than 60 participants from European countries, international organizations and stakeholders participated in the event in person and online. The main objective is to continue dialogue with partne...

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EUSTAFOR welcomes new associate

EUSTAFOR is delighted to announce our new associate Ann-Mari Kuparinen from Metsähallitus, Finnish State Forests. She joined our team in the beginning of April and will work in Forestry House until February 2025. Ann-Mari graduated with MSc of Agriculture & Forestry from Joensuu University. Before that she obtained a BSc of Forestry in Rovaniemi Polytechnic. Ann-Mari has worked for Metsähallitus, the Finnish State Forest Organization, for the last 14 years, during which she has gained e...

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