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.

Let's build a future-fit Europe together! - EUSTAFOR’s Messages to European Policymakers

EUSTAFOR addresses the new EU Commission and the European Parliament’s Members with messages presenting the views of the European state forest management organisations regarding the future role of forests in light of the European Green Deal published on 11 December 2019 by the European Commission. The message package highlights four key issues which deserve the European policy and decision makers' attention when developing new policies and legislation to support the future European Green De...

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European Forest-Based stakeholders team up to empower consumers for a carbon-neutral European society

In light of the climate crisis, the European Forest-Based Industries (FBI), including the pulp, paper and other fibre-based product industries, the woodworking industries, the producers of furniture, the bio-energy sector and the printing industry, have come together to present their vision of the European society in 2050 and the essential role that they can play, delivering on the carbon neutrality goal. By 2050, FBI will provide the most competitive and sustainable net-zero carbon solutions...

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Challenges and best practices of forest innovation in EU regions

The European Committee of Regions, in co-operation with the European Forest Institute and the RoseWood project, hosted the conference on Regional Forest Innovation on the 13th November in Brussels. The first session of the conference addressed the challenges and issues linked to innovation in the forest sector as well as tools to support it at the EU level, while the second part showcased some regional best practice examples. Innovative solutions in state forestry were presented by two EUS...

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What values do forests create for their owners and society?

European land owners’ and managers’ survey on innovations for forest ecosystem services Dear members, help us to map ecosystem services - benefits that your forests are providing to society by answering a questionnaire in which you can also comment on any problems that you might have from creating an income from these benefits. The survey is a joint effort by two European Union Horizon 2020 funded innovation projects (SINCERE and InnoForESt). This European-wide survey is meant to identify ...

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