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.

#ForestBiodiversity video series: The contribution of Sustainable Forest Management in preserving forest biodiversity

The #ForestBiodiversity video series is powered by the European forest and forest-based sector to provide insight into the contribution of sustainable forest management (SFM) in conserving and enhancing forest biodiversity. Forests make vital contributions to both people and the planet, bolstering livelihoods, providing multiple ecosystem services, including biodiversity and climate change mitigation. Sustainable management maintains Europe’s forests as a healthy, resilient and biodiver...

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[Virtual conference] European Forests: Hotspots of Biodiversity

We are delighted to invite you to the virtual conference of EUSTAFOR and CEPF (Confederation of EU Forest Owners) “European Forests: Hotspots of Biodiversity”, hosted by MEP Adam Jarubas and MEP Jessica Polfjärd. The event will take place on Wednesday, 9 September 2020 (13:30 – 17:30). Forests are an important part of the European landscape and crucial for reaching the objectives of the European Green Deal and the Biodiversity Strategy for 2030. Sustainable and active forest managem...

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Initial reactions by key stakeholders to the Farm-to-Fork & EU Biodiversity Strategies

The webinar on "Initial reactions by key stakeholders to the Farm-to-Fork and EU Biodiversity Strategies" was co-organised by the European Parliament Intergroup on “Climate Change, Biodiversity and Sustainable Development" and the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) on 2 July 2020. Mr. Piotr Borkowski, Executive Director of EUSTAFOR, was among the speakers of the webinar. On 22 May 2020, the European Commission adopted the Biodiversity Strategy and Farm to Fork Strategy, a...

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SINCERE - Mapping innovation across Europe

A map of innovative ways in which forests are being employed and managed to provide benefits to people has been launched by the Spurring INnovations for forest eCosystem sERvices in Europe (SINCERE) project. The map is based on an Inventory of Innovative Mechanisms (IM) produced by partners in the project, which highlights good practices at a European scale that could be replicable elsewhere. Innovative Mechanisms are novel policies, business models and other projects or initiatives to su...

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