EFI and CIFOR join forces

The European Forest Institute (EFI) and the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) plan to join forces on research including the role of sustainable forest management in achieving the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals and to better connect science to policy action.  The two organizations signed a Memorandum of Understanding in Barcelona, establishing…

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EPAL goes India

Since 1st May 2019, EPAL has had its first licensee for producing CP pallets on the Indian subcontinent. The producer of wooden pallets and box pallets applied to also assemble CP pallets as well as to produce and repair EPAL Euro pallets. EPAL’s newest licensee is located in the state…

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Romania wants to ban timber exports until end-summer

Romania plans to suspend timber, log and firewood exports until August 31, according to a draft Emergency Ordinance which the Ministry of Environment, Water and Forests launched for public debate. The Government will adopt it this week during the Wednesday meeting, said Prime Minister Victor Ponta. Until then, it’s trying…

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