European Forestry Institute (EFI)

EFI is based in Helsinki, Finland. Its mission is to promote, conduct and co-operate in research of forestry and forest products at the pan-European level and to make the results of the research known to all interested parties, notably in the areas of policy formulation and implementation, in order to promote the conservation and sustainable management of forests in Europe.

In order to achieve its objectives, the Institute (i) provides relevant information for policy-making and decision-making in European countries relating to the forest and forest industry sector, (ii) conducts research in the above mentioned fields (iii) develops research methods, (iv) compiles and maintains data concerning European forests, (v) organises and participates in scientific meetings, (vi) organises and participates in forest research training and (vii) publishes and disseminates knowledge of its work and results.

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last updated:  Friday, January 27, 2012