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EFICEEC - Central-East European Regional Office of the European Forest Institute

Data Source: EFI EUROFOREST Portal
TitleEFICEEC - Central-East European Regional Office of the European Forest Institute
DescriptionEFICEEC is the Central-East European Regional Office of the European Forest Institute. It was launched in April 2010 and comprises a forestry network of 30 partner institutions in Central- and Eastern Europe. EFICEEC is an international research unit providing integrative forestry-related research and capacity building with a special focus on Central East European (CEE) countries. EFICEEC aims to become an inter-disciplinary focal point building on three work areas: (1) Forest sector policy and economics - activities in forest policy analysis, innovation research, and sustainability research; (2) Land-Use Change - Dedicated to land use modelling with special regard to climate change and bio-energy; and (3) Forest Ecosystem Management - forest management under changing environmental and societal conditions with special focus on mountain forests. EFICEEC is hosted by the Department of Economics and Social Sciences and the Department of Forest and Soil Sciences at the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna.
CountryAustria, EUROPE
Keywordsresearch; networks; forest policy; forest economics; mountain forests; capacity building; information services; databases; sustainable land use; land use; land-use change; climate change; bioenergy
TypeInternational organizations, Research institutions and departments
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 Published: October 14 2010 | Last updated: May 2 2011