The SINCERE project drew to a close at the end of March after four-and-a-half years' collaboration and cooperation to bring forest ecosystem services (FES) into focus for policy, practice, research and business. Read on for a round-up of the results!
Access the publication “Innovative mechanisms in Payments for Ecosystem Services: Scalability and Lessons Learned” to know more about ecosystem services, income streams, featuring examples of the Innovative Action case studies for forest ecosystem services as explored by SINCERE partners.
This SINCERE video highlights four different Innovative Actions for forest ecosystem services, as explored by SINCERE case studies. The video includes interviews of the Danish Forest Association, Consorzio Comunalie Parmensi, Italy, Natural Resources Institute of Finland, and Centre Proprietat Forestal of Catalonia, Spain.
A new article on incentives for the provision of forest ecosystem services in Europe draws on the Catalan Innovation Action Case Study to consider the current situation and prospects for the future.
The final event featured selected conclusions and recommendations from two European-wide research and innovation projects, based on experiences, practical work and findings on the implementation of innovations and policy learning relating to forest ecosystem services (FES).
A major paper presents policy-relevant findings to support multiple forest ecosystem services in Europe. The paper provides ideas on how future European forest governance could align FES demand and supply in the light of three challenges: climate change adaptation; biodiversity crisis; and the need to move towards a sustainable bioeconomy.