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SINCERE Talks series kicks off with a focus on forests and water

September 30th, 2020|Categories: Blog, News|Tags: , , , , , |

Forests and water are intricately linked. But the relationships between them are complex and are changing with the changing climate. The first SINCERE Talks webinar, held on 25 September 2020, gave participants a fascinating insight into the topic. Renowned experts Meine van Noordwijk (ICRAF) and Sven Wunder (EFI) discussed firstly how forest management affects hydrological services and secondly how payment for environmental services schemes can support such management.

Poplar and biodiversity: what challenges lie ahead?

January 16th, 2019|Categories: Blog, News|Tags: , , , , |

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Protected areas managers of Eastern Lombardy met at Mincio Regional Park to learn from pratices and to figure out why and how should they take actions to sustain the conservation of their areas. The sinergy between SINCERE and Ecopay Connect 2020, a local project financed[...]

Constructive and critical dialogue on the new EU Forest Strategy

October 1st, 2021|Categories: Blog, News, Research|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Policymakers from the EU Commission met with experts representing forest owners and managers, civil society and national policymakers to discuss what the new EU Forest Strategy means for those it affects.

Towards an EU policy framework for forest ecosystem services – reflecting on 2020, exploring 2021!

November 27th, 2020|Categories: Blog, News|Tags: , , , , , |

The SINCERE Talks webinar series continues with an insightful debate on the changing policy framework at EU level for forest ecosystem services, organised jointly with the European Network Integrate.

Monday 7 December 2020, 10:00 – 12:00 CET 

Creating innovative mechanisms for forest ecosystem services: what does science tell us?

October 28th, 2021|Categories: Blog, News, Research|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Opportunities and challenges of ecosystem service provision were the focus of the first session of the SINCERE-Nobel Final Conference, held online on 28 September. Find the key messages here, download the presentations and watch the complete videos of each session, if you missed them!

 

What’s on the policy horizon for forest ecosystem services?

December 16th, 2020|Categories: Blog, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

After a tumultuous year of restriction and restraint, can renewed policies in the European Union’s policy framework for forests offer some hope? The new EU Green Deal and the Biodiversity Strategy to 2030 will be complemented in 2021 by the eagerly anticipated EU Forest Strategy. A fitting moment, then, to bring policy makers and practitioners together in the second of the SINCERE Talks series to discuss what this might mean for Europe’s forests and for forest ecosystem services in particular.

Forests for Water in Catalonia

November 10th, 2021|Categories: Blog, Cases Studies, News, Partners|Tags: , , , , |

The Inovation action Centre de Proprietat Forestal (CPF) has produced a new video!

This innovation case is strengthening the link between forests and water with the overall aim of diversifying financing sources for forest management by integrating ecosystem service provision into the economic balance sheet.

Further steps to success for new offers of cultural ecosystem services: fourth MAG meeting in Switzerland

May 6th, 2021|Categories: Blog, News|Tags: , , , , , , |

The fourth and the last Multi-Actor-Group meeting (MAG) of the Swiss case study on funeral forests took place on 22 April 2021. As for the previous MAG meetings, stakeholders from […]

More people and broad debate at the second MAG meeting in Croatia

April 10th, 2019|Categories: Blog, News|Tags: , , , , |

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Lively discussion took place at Institute for Development and International Relations where we held our second MAG meeting.This time we've invited more stakeholders and we had also representatives from the city  [...]

Aligning multiple demands: Policy approaches for forest ecosystem services in Europe

December 22nd, 2021|Categories: Blog, News, Research|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

SINCERE and NOBEL projects boiled down the complex issue of support for the provisioning of multiple forest ecosystem services in Europe into three opportunities, six challenges and four policy pathways in a recent policy forum.