Silva Mediterranea

Over 90 years of Mediterranean forest management

The mission

The mission of Silva Mediterranea is to:

  • Periodically review the trends in the use of forest land in the Mediterranean area and to assess the impact of changes implemented in the agricultural, industrial and urban sectors;
  • Advise member governments accordingly on reorientation or improvements necessary to meet changed situations or newly-emerging needs;
  • Periodically examine progress in forestry technology within regional and ecological contexts in order to better assess present forest land utilization methods;
  • Identify forestry research priorities in the Mediterranean area, determine forestry research projects of common interest to member governments in the region and recommend measures necessary for forestry research institutes in the region to carry out these projects;
  • Determine and carry out, in collaboration with member nations and with the support of the appropriate national forestry agencies, technical studies and surveys to assist in the formulation and implementation of national forest policies.
last updated:  Tuesday, May 31, 2016