The European State Forest Association

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

The Association currently has 35 members in 24 European countries.

European Commission launched consultations on EU sustainable finance, Climate Law and 2030 Climate Target Plan

As part of the European Green Deal agenda, the European Commission (EC) continues its consultations on a series of topics: 2030 Climate Target Plan To achieve its objective to become climate-neutral by 2050, the EU will propose a cut in greenhouse gas emissions of at least 50% to 55% for 2030 from 1990 levels, rather than at least 40% currently, including an amendment to the recently proposed European Climate Law. The consultation includes 2 feedback periods: Inception impact a...

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European Commission launched its 2020 call for project proposals under the LIFE programme

In its new call for project proposals under the LIFE programme, the European Commisison (EC) has earmarked more than €450 million for projects related to nature conservation, environmental protection and climate action. This is part of the EC's plan in reaching the EU Green Deal's climate neutrality objective. The LIFE Programme funds projects under its environment and climate action sub-programmes, including both traditional projects which can be coordinated by any legal entity registe...

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European Commission adopted a new Circular Economy Action Plan for a Cleaner and More Competitive Europe

The European Commission (EC) adopted a new Circular Economy Action Plan - one of the main blocks of the European Green Deal. While building on circular economy actions implemented since 2015, the new Action Plan provides a future-oriented agenda for achieving a cleaner and more competitive Europe. The new Action Plan announces initiatives along the entire life cycle of products, targeting for example their design, promoting circular economy processes, fostering sustainable consumption, an...

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Forests, biodiversity and sustainable forest management – an inseparable trio thriving together

When you take a walk in the forest, what do you see? Trees, birds, animals or flowers. But forests, including forest biodiversity, are built on much more than that. It is not always easy to see and understand how individual tree species absorb water from the soil or can react to light in such different ways. It is also not easy to draw a connection between what we see in forests with what we use in our daily lives, such as books or wooden chairs and tables. Nor is it easy to see and understa...

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