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
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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 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
DIABOLO European Workshop on Improving Exchange of Forest Information for Sustainable Forestry and Forest-Based Bioeconomy Policies in Europe, to be held in 13-15 February 2018, Brussels.
18-22 September, 2017 IUFRO Congress, Freiburg. DIABOLO-ENFIN joint session was held on Forest information for bioeconomy outlooks.
1 June, 2017 The H2020 project DIABOLO was invited to the European Commission workshop on “Climate Action in Agriculture and Forestry” to present its contribution to climate-smart land-use policy and best practices.
27 April, 2017 Enjoy the Timber 2017 Show Stradbally, County Laois, Ireland 5-6 May. See http://www.ifwshow.ie/TIMBER2017/Home.html
31 March, 2017 The JRC Directorate for Sustainable Resources has published a vacancy for the auxiliary contract staff position FG IV Project officer in the field of modelling the forest carbon dynamics in the EU. For details and online application to the post: http://recruitment.jrc.ec.europa.eu/?site=IPR&type=AX&category=FGIV
Deadline: 18/04/2017 23:59 Brussels time.
Please note that interested candidates must also apply to the permanent open call for researcher FGIV (https://ec.europa.eu/jrc/en/working-with-us/jobs/vacancies/function-group-iv-researchers), in case they are not already in a valid EPSO reserve list. Giacomo Grassi – LULUCF workpackage Leader European Commission – Joint Research Centre Sustainable Resources Directorate – Bioeconomy Unit 21027 – Ispra (VA)/Italy firstname.lastname@example.org
6 March, 2017 Congratulations to DIABOLO participant Matthias Dees and colleagues on the publication of the paper “Methods for Mapping Forest Disturbance and Degradation from Optical Earth Observation Data: a Review” in Curr Forestry Rep (2017) 3:32–45 DOI 10.1007/s40725-017-0047-2