Forest Academy

Point of view: Finnish bioeconomy − the new PISA in the U.S.

PISA didn’t only find a gem; it found a goldmine. Success at a systemic level is a far greater achievement […]

New Wood project increases decision makers’ understanding of wood-based bio and circular economy

The wood-based bio and circular economy is already here. Uusi puu – The New Wood is a communication project whose […]

On the footsteps of sustainable forestry: can sustainability be defined?

Is the well-being of future generations being compromised to meet the needs of the present population? This question came up […]

A Forest Academy for Europe

In the European Union, Sweden and Finland have the largest areas of forests, at 28 million hectares and 22 million […]

The Swedish Forest Agency’s aspirations for Forest Academy at the EU

How can sustainable forest management across Europe, with its social, economic and environmental impacts, help us address the challenges of […]

Preparations for the next Forest Academy for EU Decision Makers in Sweden are well underway

NB! The Swedish Forest Agency and the Finnish Forestry Association continuously monitor and evaluate the coronavirus situation and follow the […]

Forest Academy for EU Decision Makers 2018 on video: sharing insights on the possibilities of forests

The first Forest Academy for EU Decision Makers took place in November 2018. The event, targeted at decision makers in […]

Point of view: From stovepipes to sustainability

To reach sustainability, we should consider what kind of world we actually want. Policies that are designed to control progress […]

EU Vice President Jyrki Katainen stresses the importance of bioeconomy and circular economy at the Forest Academy opening ceremony

Jyrki Katainen, Vice-President of the European Commission for Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness, brought the Commission’s greetings to the Forest […]

EU Commission requests Finland to organize a bioeconomy conference next summer

The Commission of the European Union requests Finland to organize an extensive bioeconomy conference during Finland’s EU presidency in the […]

Finland’s Prime Minister Juha Sipilä Proposes an EU-Africa Forest Fund – Major New Initiative to battle Climate Change in Africa and globally now under consideration

Finland proposed a major new initiative to fight climate change with forestation through EU-Africa Partnership. The initiative was presented today by […]

Role of forests in climate change: New initiative to combat climate change to be announced at EU Forest Academy – presented by Minister Leppä, November 21

This week, the first Forest Academy for EU Decision Makers will be organized jointly by Finland and Sweden. Finnish Minister […]

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