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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 […]

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.fi has had a makeover – this online magazine delivers stimulating and informative articles shining a light on all parts of the forest sector

The Finnish forest sector’s joint online magazine forest.fi will be published on its own website in the future. After 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 […]

Forest Academy for EU Decision Makers builds dialogue on forests between EU institutions

Finland and Sweden have started a joint initiative consisting of two consecutive events for EU decision makers: the first one […]

150 million euros granted for forest research – joint investment by Sweden and Finland

Finland and Sweden are establishing a joint five-year research programme on forest bioeconomy. The value of the programme is EUR […]

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