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.

POLISH STATE FORESTS MOVE FORWARD THEIR CARBON FORESTS PROJECT

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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CARRIERS invest IN DRIVER TRAINING

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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COMMISSION’S WORK PROGRAM 2019 PUBLISHED

On 23 October 2018, the EU Commission released the Commission Work Programme 2019 titled “Delivering what we promised and preparing for the future” which sets out its key initiatives for the year ahead, including expected legislative proposals. Initiatives that might (indirectly) be of interest for the forestry and the forest-based sector include: A sustainable European future.Reflection Paper "Towards a Sustainable Europe by 2030, on the follow-up to the UN Sustainable Development G...

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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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