December 6, 2017

FTP AC meeting discusses future EU research and innovation opportunities and upcoming Austrian presidency

The 42nd FTP Advisory Committee (AC) meeting took place on 28 November 2017 in Brussels with the attendance of representatives from 14 countries, as well as FTP shareholders, research umbrella organizations, and observers including the European Commission. At the meeting, participants discussed FTP’s recent work and achievements, exchanged information on national activities and shared ideas […]

January 4, 2019

NSG Romania

The forest-based sector in Romania  The National Support Group of Romania (NSG Romania) was reorganized in December 2017 with a call to the representative organizations in the sector to engage in efforts to increase funding of the forest-based sector and for better cooperation with the Advisory Committee of the Forest-based Sector Technology Platform (FTP […]

The forest-based sector in Romania

Romania’s forests cover 6,559 million hectares and 28% of the country’s land surface. Romanian forests have been well managed over the centuries and are rich in biodiversity and habitat including some of the largest tracts of natural forest still remaining in Europe. Forests in Romania are distributed across mountains (59.7%), hills (33.8%) and plains (6.5%). […]