The North European Regional Office of the European Forest Institute – EFINORD – is based in Umeå, Sweden. EFINORD launched its activities in 2010 and promotes forest research networking within the Nordic-Baltic Sea-North Atlantic region. The Regional Offices are integral parts of the Institute and they implement EFI strategy at regional levels.


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Photo: Ylva Melin, SLU




Public consultation on Horizon 2020 SC2 ‘Food Security, sustainable agriculture and forestry, marine and maritime and inland water research and the bioeconomy’ Work Programme 2018-2020

Contributions from citizens, organisations and public authorities are welcome. Deadline 28 of August.  Read and participate.


2016 Young Leadership Programme on the Forest-based Bioeconomy: Focus on Russia offers a unique opportunity for  20 young professionals with leadership potential to interact with their global peers and better understand the emerging opportunities and challenges that the Russian forest sector and its governance is facing. Apply by 26 August. Read more


The 2016 Annual Conference will take place in Vienna, Austria on 22–24 September 2016. More details about the event find here .



  NBforest - the EFINORD and SNS portal

  EFINORD brochure

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EFINORD receives funding from Natural Resource Institute Finland (Luke), Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) and Nordic Forest Research (SNS).

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