EUROFOREST Portal EFI
» advanced

France

Direct links
FAO For. Dept country profile, CBD national reports, EEA SERIS,

Country highlights
Agreste - la Statistique Agricole
CFT - Chartes forestières de territoire
• Territorial Forest Charters
Inventaire forestier national (IFN)
• National Forest Inventory [France]
La gestion durable des forêts
• Sustainable forest management [France]
Les indicateurs de gestion durable des forêts françaises métropolitaines
• Indicators for sustainable forest management in metropolitan France
Office National des Forêts (ONF)
• National Forest Office [France]
Waldwissen.net
• Forestknowledge.net


Forest resources > Reports
Les indicateurs de gestion durable des forêts françaises métropolitaines
• Indicators for sustainable forest management in metropolitan France
Forest resources > Databases
EFIMED database
EFISCEN inventory database
Prométhée
Forest resources > Country data
Agreste - la Statistique Agricole
EFISCEN inventory database
Forêt - Bois [France]
• Forest - Wood
Inventaire forestier national (IFN)
• National Forest Inventory [France]
Irstea - Institut national de recherche en sciences et technologies pour l'environnement et l'agriculture
• National Research Institute of Science and Technology for Environment and Agriculture (France) Cemagref: Agricultural and environmental engineering research
Le portail des forestiers privés
• Portal of private forests [France]
Forest resources > National Forest Inventories
EFISCEN inventory database
Inventaire forestier national (IFN)
• National Forest Inventory [France]
Les indicateurs de gestion durable des forêts françaises métropolitaines
• Indicators for sustainable forest management in metropolitan France
Forest resources > Protected Forests
France Nature Environnement - Fédération française des associations de protection de la nature et de l’environnement
• France Nature Environment - French Federation for the Protection of Nature and the Environment
Fédération des Conservatoires d'espaces naturels
• Network of Natural Areas Conservatories [France]
Fédération des Parcs Naturels Régionaux de France
• Federation of the Regional Nature Parks of France
Réserves Naturelles de France (RNF)
• Natural Reserves of France
Forest resources > Species information
EUFGIS portal
Forest resources > Genetic resources
EUFGIS portal
Institut national de la recherche agronomique (INRA)
• National Institute of Agricultural Research (INRA) [France]

Forest policy and legislation > Processes > Regional processes
Alpine Convention
• Convention alpine; Alpska konvencija; Convenzione delle alpi; Alpenkonvention
Forest policy and legislation > Processes > National processes
La gestion durable des forêts
• Sustainable forest management [France]
Office National des Forêts (ONF)
• National Forest Office [France]
Forest policy and legislation > Instruments > Regulation
Alpine Convention
• Convention alpine; Alpska konvencija; Convenzione delle alpi; Alpenkonvention
Loi d'orientation forestière
• Forest Orientation Law
Forest policy and legislation > Certification
Guide de l'achat public éco-responsable - Le bois, matériau de construction
• Guide to eco-friendly public procurement - wood and construction materials
Forest policy and legislation > Foresight > Institutes
INRA – Institute national de la recherché agronomique, unité prospective
• Foresight Unit of the French National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA)

Forest ecology and ecosystems
Département Ecologie des forêts, prairies et milieux aquatiques (EFPA), INRA
• Forest, grassland and freshwater ecology department, INRA
Institut national de la recherche agronomique (INRA)
• National Institute of Agricultural Research (INRA) [France]
Forest ecology and ecosystems > Biodiversity
Centre d'Echange français pour la Convention sur la diversité biologique
• French Biodiversity Clearing House Mechanism
Irstea - Institut national de recherche en sciences et technologies pour l'environnement et l'agriculture
• National Research Institute of Science and Technology for Environment and Agriculture (France) Cemagref: Agricultural and environmental engineering research
Forest ecology and ecosystems > Soil science
Institut Européen de la Forêt Cultivée (IEFC)
• European Institute for Cultivated Forests (IEFC)
Forest ecology and ecosystems > Forest ecosystems
Département Ecologie des forêts, prairies et milieux aquatiques (EFPA), INRA
• Forest, grassland and freshwater ecology department, INRA

Forest management and planning > C&I for SFM
Les indicateurs de gestion durable des forêts françaises métropolitaines
• Indicators for sustainable forest management in metropolitan France
Forest management and planning > Forest planning
CFT - Chartes forestières de territoire
• Territorial Forest Charters

Forest protection
Institut Européen de la Forêt Cultivée (IEFC)
• European Institute for Cultivated Forests (IEFC)
Forest protection > Fire
Défense des Forêts Contre l'Incendie (DFCI Aquitaine)
Prométhée

Research > Research institutes > International
EFIATLANTIC - Atlantic Regional Office of the European Forest Institute
EFICENT-OEF - Central European Regional Office and the Observatory for European Forests of the European Forest Institute
Institut Européen de la Forêt Cultivée (IEFC)
• European Institute for Cultivated Forests (IEFC)
Research > Research institutes > National
AgroParisTech - l'Institut des sciences et industries du vivant et de l'environnement
• AgroParisTech - Paris Institute of Technology for Life, Food and Environmental Sciences
Centre Technique du Papier
• Pulp and Paper Research & Technical Centre
Département Ecologie des forêts, prairies et milieux aquatiques (EFPA), INRA
• Forest, grassland and freshwater ecology department, INRA
Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Technologies et Industries du Bois (ENSTIB)
• National School of Wood Science and Timber Engineering
Ecole Nationale du Génie Rural des Eaux et des Forêts (ENGREF)
• French Institute of Forestry, Agricultural and Environmental Engineering; Escuela Nacional de Ingeniería Rural, de Aguas y Bosques
Ecole Supérieure du Bois (ESB)
FCBA - l'Institut Technologique Forêt Cellulose Bois-construction Ameublement
• Technological Institute for Forest Cellulose, Construction-wood and Furniture
Institut national de la recherche agronomique (INRA)
• National Institute of Agricultural Research (INRA) [France]
Inventaire forestier national (IFN)
• National Forest Inventory [France]
Irstea - Institut national de recherche en sciences et technologies pour l'environnement et l'agriculture
• National Research Institute of Science and Technology for Environment and Agriculture (France) Cemagref: Agricultural and environmental engineering research
L'Observatoire de la Forêt Méditerranéenne (OFME)
• Observatory of the Mediterranean Forest [France]
Laboratoire d'Economie Forestière - LEF
• Laboratory of Forestry Economics [France]
PAGORA - École internationale du papier, de la communication imprimée et des biomatériaux
• PAGORA - International school of paper, printed communication and biomaterials
Research > European Union
Institut Européen de la Forêt Cultivée (IEFC)
• European Institute for Cultivated Forests (IEFC)
Research > Networks
Capsis - Computer-aided projection of strategies in silviculture
ECOFOR: Ecosystemes Forestiers
EFIATLANTIC - Atlantic Regional Office of the European Forest Institute
EFICENT-OEF - Central European Regional Office and the Observatory for European Forests of the European Forest Institute
Institut Européen de la Forêt Cultivée (IEFC)
• European Institute for Cultivated Forests (IEFC)

Education > Educational institutions > Higher education
AgroParisTech - l'Institut des sciences et industries du vivant et de l'environnement
• AgroParisTech - Paris Institute of Technology for Life, Food and Environmental Sciences
Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Technologies et Industries du Bois (ENSTIB)
• National School of Wood Science and Timber Engineering
Ecole Nationale du Génie Rural des Eaux et des Forêts (ENGREF)
• French Institute of Forestry, Agricultural and Environmental Engineering; Escuela Nacional de Ingeniería Rural, de Aguas y Bosques
Ecole Supérieure du Bois (ESB)
L'ISETA, Institut des Sciences de l'Environnement et des Territoires d'Annecy
Education > Educational institutions > Vocational education
CFPPA (Centre de Formation Professionnelle et de Promotion Agricole et Forestière) Forestier de Bazas-Aquitaine
Centre Etudes Forestières et Agricoles (CEFA)
Centre Forestier de la Région Provence-Alpes Côte d'Azur
Centre Forestier des Récollets
Centre de Formation Professionnelle Forestière (CFPF)
• Centre for Vocational Forest Training [France]
Centre de Formation de Apprentis Forestier Régional - Lycée Professionel Agricole et Forestier
Centre de formation de Châteaufarine
• Châteaufarine Training Centre
Centres régionaux de la propriété forestière (CRPF)
• Regional Forest Estates Centres [France]
EPLEA d'aurillac
• Cfa agricole et forestier du cantal
Ecole Forestière de Javols
L'ISETA, Institut des Sciences de l'Environnement et des Territoires d'Annecy
Lycée Forestier de Meymac
• Forestry College at Meymac
Lycée Forestier du Haut-Languedoc
Lycée du Bois de Mouchard
Education > International study programmes > Non-degree studies
bois-construction.org
Education > International study programmes > Post-graduate studies
European Forestry (MSc)
• Erasmus Mundus Master of Science in European Forestry, organised by Finland, Sweden, the Netherlands, Germany, Austria, Sweden and France.
Forest and Nature for Society (FONASO) - Erasmus Mundus Joint Doctorate Programme
Sustainable Tropical Forestry, SUTROFOR (MSc)

Forest products
FCBA - l'Institut Technologique Forêt Cellulose Bois-construction Ameublement
• Technological Institute for Forest Cellulose, Construction-wood and Furniture
Institut national de la recherche agronomique (INRA)
• National Institute of Agricultural Research (INRA) [France]
Forest products > Forest products industry
Arbocentre
La Société des Experts Bois
• Wood Experts Society
Le Bois International
Office National des Forêts (ONF)
• National Forest Office [France]
Société Forestière de la Caisse des Dépôts
• Forest Society (Caisse des Dépôts)
Union des Industries du Bois (UIB)
• Wood Industries Union
Forest products > Pulp and paper
Association Technique de L'Industrie Papetière (ATIP)
• Technical Association of the Paper Industry [France]
Centre Technique du Papier
• Pulp and Paper Research & Technical Centre
PAGORA - École internationale du papier, de la communication imprimée et des biomatériaux
• PAGORA - International school of paper, printed communication and biomaterials
Forest products > Panels and composites
Ecole Supérieure du Bois (ESB)
Forest products > Bioenergy
Arbocentre
Forest products > Non-wood forest products
EFIMED database

Marketing and trade > Market and trade flow
Agreste - la Statistique Agricole
Confédération Française de l'Industrie des Papiers, Cartons & Celluloses (COPACEL)
• Confederation of the French Pulp, Paper and Board and Industry
France Bois Forêt
Fédération Nationale du Bois
• National Wood Federation [France]
Guide de l'achat public éco-responsable - Le bois, matériau de construction
• Guide to eco-friendly public procurement - wood and construction materials
Marketing and trade > Associations
Association Technique de L'Industrie Papetière (ATIP)
• Technical Association of the Paper Industry [France]
Bois Lamellé Collé (BLC)
• Glulam
European Paper Merchants Association (EUGROPA)
• EUropäischer Verband für GROsshändler in PApier; Association EUropéenne des GROssistes de PApiers
France Bois Forêt
Fédération Nationale du Bois
• National Wood Federation [France]
La Société des Experts Bois
• Wood Experts Society
Le Commerce du Bois. Distribution des bois et dérivés en France
• Le Commerce du Bois. French Distributers of Timber and Timber By-products
Utipulp - The Group of European Market wood pulp users
bois-construction.org
Marketing and trade > e-Commerce
Fordaq - The Timber Network
FrenchTimber
Le Commerce du Bois. Distribution des bois et dérivés en France
• Le Commerce du Bois. French Distributers of Timber and Timber By-products

Information sources
Capsis - Computer-aided projection of strategies in silviculture
Information sources > International portals
Waldwissen.net
• Forestknowledge.net
Information sources > National portals
Arbocentre
Centre d'Echange français pour la Convention sur la diversité biologique
• French Biodiversity Clearing House Mechanism
Le portail des forestiers privés
• Portal of private forests [France]
ProdInra
Waldwissen.net
• Forestknowledge.net
Information sources > Publications
Le Bois International
Revue forestière française

Miscellaneous > Forest administration
Centres régionaux de la propriété forestière (CRPF)
• Regional Forest Estates Centres [France]
Office National des Forêts (ONF)
• National Forest Office [France]
Union de la Coopération Forestière Française (UCFF)
• French Forest Union
Miscellaneous > Forest owners' associations and networks
ARCMED
Alliance Forêts Bois
• Forest and Wood Alliance
Centres régionaux de la propriété forestière (CRPF)
• Regional Forest Estates Centres [France]
FECOF - European Federation of Municipal Forest Owners
• Europäische Vereinigung gemeindlicher Waldbesitzer; Fédération Européenne des Communes Forestières
Fédération National Entrepreneurs Des Territoires
• National Federation of Contractors of the Territories
Fédération Nationale des Communes Forestières (FNCoFor)
• National Federation of Forest Districts [France]
Union de la Coopération Forestière Française (UCFF)
• French Forest Union
Union of Foresters of Southern Europe (USSE)
• Unión de Selvicultores del Sur de Europa; l´Union des Sylviculteurs du Sud de l´Europe
Miscellaneous > Forestry professionals
Association Internationale Forets Mediterranennes (AIFM)
• International Association for Mediterranean Forests
Experts Forestiers des France - EFF
• National Association of Forest Engineers and Experts
Fédération National Entrepreneurs Des Territoires
• National Federation of Contractors of the Territories
ProSilva France
Syndicat des cadres de l'Environnement, la Forêt et l'Agriculture-CGC (EFA-CGC)
• Trade union of the professionals of environment, forestry and agriculture
Union de la Coopération Forestière Française (UCFF)
• French Forest Union
Miscellaneous > Forestry and Environmental NGOs
Fédération des Conservatoires d'espaces naturels
• Network of Natural Areas Conservatories [France]
ProSilva France
Miscellaneous > Consultancy
Société Forestière de la Caisse des Dépôts
• Forest Society (Caisse des Dépôts)