New study tackles key forest questions

EFI’s new Knowledge to Action report answers 12 important questions about forests in the EU.

Forest questions

Open call for forest monitoring study

A grant of 200,000 EUR from the EFI Network Fund is available to member organisations, to fund a study to synthesise existing scientific research and develop a conceptual framework for a harmonised European forest monitoring system.

Forest monitoring

Welcome to the European Forest Institute

The European Forest Institute is an international organisation established by European States. We conduct research and provide policy support on forest-related issues, connecting knowledge to action.

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Connecting Knowledge to Action

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Science & Policy

We provide support and promote the dissemination of scientifically sound policy-relevant information on forests and forestry.

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Our Research

We provide interdisciplinary and cross-sector research on forest resources, products and services on a pan-European level.

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Our Members

We have representatives from forest research, industry, forest owners and international forest-related organisations.

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EFI Facilities

Our facilities build on our research knowledge and address particular policies, topics and activities through capacity building, networking and the provision of demand-based expertise. 

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Forest Maps

We have developed a forest map of Europe, a tree species map and wood production maps for European forests.

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Projects

We carry out projects on research issues of pan-European interest with a network of leading experts. 

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Meet our staff

Look behind the scenes – meet some of the experts that make EFI work!