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.

OPEN POSITION: EUSTAFOR and FTP are together  hiring a Communications & Administrative Officer

    About EUSTAFOR The European State Forest Association (EUSTAFOR) represents commercially-oriented state forest companies, enterprises and agencies that have sustainable forest management and sustainable wood production as major concerns. The association currently has 34 members from 24 European countries who represent one third of the European Union’s forest area. The overall goal of EUSTAFOR is to support and strengthen state forest management organizations throug...

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Joint Statement: Climate change and forest fires in Europe – Downward circle must be avoided!

Ahead of the International Day of Forests, the European forest owners and managers call for a clear and firm engagement from all relevant policy-makers and stakeholders at national and European level to strengthen SFM practices as this will ensure adaptation of forest ecosystems to changing climatic conditions and the delivery of the wide range of forest ecosystems services, including contribution to climate change mitigation.   Forest fires not only represent a serious danger for human...

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Forests and Education! - International Day of Forests 2019

The theme for International Day of Forests 2019 is Forests and Education. The United Nations General Assembly proclaimed 21 March the International Day of Forests (IDF) in 2012. The Day celebrates and raises awareness of the importance of all types of forests. On each International Day of Forests, countries are encouraged to undertake local, national and international efforts to organize activities involving forests and trees, such as tree planting campaigns. European State Forest Or...

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EU Parliament's debate: Climate Change and Forest Fires in Europe

The Conference was organized on 20 March 2019 at the European Parliament, Brussels, and was co-hosted by MEP Nuno Melo (EPP/PT) and MEP Andrzej Grzyb (EPP/PL). The event addressed the link between climate change and forest fires, which are likely to become more frequent in the coming decades, and how sustainable forest management can contribute to tackle this issue. There seems to be a clear trend towards longer fire seasons compared to previous years, with fires now occurring well beyond th...

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