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Latvijas valsts mežu (LVM)
• Latvia's State Forests
Latvijas Valsts Mežzinātnes institūts "Silava" (LVMI Silava)
• Latvian State Forestry Research Institute
Valsts meža dienests
• State Forest Service [Latvia]
Zemkopības ministrija
• Ministry of Agriculture [Latvia]


Forest resources > Databases
Cooperation with economies in transition of Central and Eastern Europe in the forestry and forest products sector - Implementation of the Helsinki Resolution H3. H3 database
EFISCEN inventory database
NOLTFOX Northern European Database for Long-Term Forest Experiments
Forest resources > Country data
EFISCEN inventory database
KIEMET - Keski- ja Itä-Euroopan metsätietopalvelu
• KIEMET - Central and Eastern European Forest Information Service
Valsts meža dienests
• State Forest Service [Latvia]
Zemkopības ministrija
• Ministry of Agriculture [Latvia]
Forest resources > National Forest Inventories
EFISCEN inventory database
Forest resources > Protected Forests
Vides aizsardzības un reģionālās attīstības ministrija
• Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development
Forest resources > Species information
EUFGIS portal
Forest resources > Genetic resources
EUFGIS portal

Forest policy and legislation > Processes > Regional processes
Private and community forestry in Central and Eastern Europe
Forest policy and legislation > Processes > National processes
Zemkopības ministrija
• Ministry of Agriculture [Latvia]
Forest policy and legislation > Illegal logging
Failing the forests - Europe's illegal timber trade

Forest ecology and ecosystems > Biodiversity
Bioloģiskā daudzveidība Latvijā
• Latvian Biodiversity Clearing-house Mechanism

Climate and CO2 > Climate change
Proceedings of the International Symposium on Air Pollution and Climate Change Effects on Forest Ecosystems

Forest protection > Abiotic damage
Proceedings of the International Symposium on Air Pollution and Climate Change Effects on Forest Ecosystems
Forest protection > Fungi
NOBANIS - North European and Baltic Network on Invasive Alien Species
Forest protection > Insects
NOBANIS - North European and Baltic Network on Invasive Alien Species
Forest protection > Weeds
NOBANIS - North European and Baltic Network on Invasive Alien Species
Forest protection > Animals
NOBANIS - North European and Baltic Network on Invasive Alien Species

Research > Research institutes > International
NOLTFOX Northern European Database for Long-Term Forest Experiments
Research > Research institutes > National
Latvijas Lauksaimniecības Universitāte - Meža Fakultāte
• Latvia University of Agriculture - Forest Faculty
Latvijas Valsts Mežzinātnes institūts "Silava" (LVMI Silava)
• Latvian State Forestry Research Institute
Latvijas Valsts koksnes ķīmijas institūts (KĶI)
• Latvian State Institute of Wood Chemistry (IWC)
Meža pētīšanas stacija
• Forest Research Station [Latvia]
Meža un koksnes produktu pētniecības un attīstības institūts (MeKA)
• Forest and Wood Products Research and Development Institute (MeKA)
Research > European Union
NOLTFOX Northern European Database for Long-Term Forest Experiments
Research > Networks
EFINORD - North European Regional Office of the European Forest Institute

Education > Education framework
Akadēmiskās Informācijas Centrs
• Academic Information Centre, Latvia
Education > Educational institutions > Higher education
Latvijas Lauksaimniecības Universitāte - Meža Fakultāte
• Latvia University of Agriculture - Forest Faculty
Education > International study programmes > Post-graduate studies
Euroforester (MSc)
• Joint programme between 13 forest faculties in Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Germany, Denmark, Russia, Ukraine and Sweden.
Education > Educational networks
BOVA University Network - Baltic Forestry, Veterinary and Agricultural University Network

Forest products > Forest products industry
Latvian Wood Industry Portal
Forest products > Wood properties > Wood chemistry
Latvijas Valsts koksnes ķīmijas institūts (KĶI)
• Latvian State Institute of Wood Chemistry (IWC)
Forest products > Utilization of wood and wood products
Latvijas Valsts koksnes ķīmijas institūts (KĶI)
• Latvian State Institute of Wood Chemistry (IWC)

Marketing and trade > Market and trade flow
Failing the forests - Europe's illegal timber trade
Marketing and trade > Associations
European Paper Merchants Association (EUGROPA)
• EUropäischer Verband für GROsshändler in PApier; Association EUropéenne des GROssistes de PApiers

Information sources > International portals
AgroWeb
KIEMET - Keski- ja Itä-Euroopan metsätietopalvelu
• KIEMET - Central and Eastern European Forest Information Service
NB Forest - research-based information on Nordic and Baltic forests and forestry
Information sources > National portals
Bioloģiskā daudzveidība Latvijā
• Latvian Biodiversity Clearing-house Mechanism
Valsts meža dienests
• State Forest Service [Latvia]
Information sources > Publications
Baltic Forestry [journal]

Miscellaneous > Forest administration
Latvijas valsts mežu (LVM)
• Latvia's State Forests
Valsts meža dienests
• State Forest Service [Latvia]
Zemkopības ministrija
• Ministry of Agriculture [Latvia]
Miscellaneous > Forest owners' associations and networks
Meža īpašnieku Biedrība
• Latvian Forest Owners' Association
Private and community forestry in Central and Eastern Europe