The call focuses on basic and applied research to inform policy decisions regarding multifunctional forestry and also addresses research issues spanning the whole value chain from forest management to product and service development.
Three research areas have been put forth for this call for proposals (see call text on www.sumforest.org/calls-research) :
Only the two first themes (1 and 2) are eligible for funding for French applicants.
Those participating via a funded consortium will be funded by his or her national partner organisation. A total amount of up to € 9.1 million has been allocated by funding partners from Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Canada, Croatia, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Russia, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and Tunisia for this call.