Final success for Sumforest

Sumforests final conference “Bridging research, policy and practice for sustainable forest management” was held October 17-18. In 2018 Sumforest will be closed and continues in the framework of the new ERA-NET Cofund project ForestValue.   The seven research projects that have been financed by Sumforest were presented at the interesting…

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Genes for better climate adaption

Network: Genes4Changes Main applicant: Katri Kärkkäinen   Climate changes puts pressure on trees and crop plants, they have to adapt to new conditions. At the same time, bioeconomy increases the need of biomass. Genes might be the solution.   As climate changes, southern Europe will become unproductive due to high…

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