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DIABOLO project at international conference on forest inventory

20 May 2019 – This week the main outputs of the DIABOLO project are presented at the international conference: “A century of national forest inventories – informing past, present and future decisions”, near Oslo, Norway. Organised by the Norwegian Institute for the Bioeconomy (NIBIO), the conference brings together leading scientists in the field of forest inventory and forest monitoring. For more information, go to the conference website:

DIABOLO Policy Event, Brussels

21 February 2019, Brussels. The Helsinki EU Office kindly hosted the Horizon 2020 DIABOLO Project Policy Workshop. Up to 30 decision makers from European organisations including the Commission DGs related to forestry and the environment met to discuss “Experiences and ideas from the Horizon 2020 project DIABOLO – How to utilise novel forest information and scenarios in EU Policy Making?” This Science to Policy Event was hosted by the Natural Resources Institute Finland (Luke). Read more … 

12.02.2019: DIABOLO final conference starts today in Koli, Finland

In collaboration with the Finnish NFI and FAO-UNECE, this three-day event examines Day 1: the role  the NFI in decision making in Finland and what lies ahead for NFI in Finland. Day 2: DIABOLO discusses serving the needs of European policy making and improved monitoring and outlooks concluding with a shared roadmap for forest information for European bioeconomy outlooks of the future. Day 3 provides and overview of experiences in Forest Sector Outlook Studies and Related Work, with national outlook modelling and examples of international research.  Follow on Twitter @diaboloprojecte

DIABOLO Final Conference 12-14 February 2019

Save the Date!

Our Final conference will run from 12 to 14 February 2019 in Koli, Finland. 

12 February 2019:  The National Forest Inventories towards 2020 in the Context of DIABOLO Project

13 February 2019:  DIABOLO – Distributed, Integrated and Harmonised Forest Information for Bioeconomy Outlooks

14 February 2019: UNECE Forest Sector Outlook Day

Venue and practicalities:

The event is held in the heart of Koli National Park, in eastern Finland. There are a number of direct flight connections daily from Helsinki to Joensuu, and we offer a bus transport from the Joensuu airport to Koli National Park (app. 50 minutes’ drive).

DIABOLO Annual Project Meeting, Madrid

DIABOLO General Assembly, Workpackage and Board meetings in Madrid. 28-29 May 2018. Participants: all DIABOLO consortium members. Venue: INIA – Instituto Nacional de Investigación y Tecnología Agraria y Alimentaria 

IUFRO Congress

18-22 September, 2017 IUFRO Congress, Freiburg. DIABOLO-ENFIN joint session was held on Forest information for bioeconomy outlooks.