CONFERENCE on Regional forest innovation in the EU
On 13 November 2019, the European Committee of the Regions will host a conference on regional forest innovations in the EU.
The first part of the conference will look into challenges and issues linked to Innovation in the forest sector as well as tools available at the EU level, while the second part will focus on showcasing some regional best practice examples.
Besides providing various ecosystem services, forests bring also important economic benefits. In rural areas, in particular, forests are a key resource for improving quality of life and job creation and thereby keeping our rural communities alive and thriving. Regional cooperation in the EU is essential to facilitate the exchange of skills and bolster competiveness of our regions.
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