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The 2nd MountFor PhD-Day

posted Oct 7, 2016, 12:37 AM by Cristina Castellani   [ updated Dec 6, 2016, 5:38 AM by Alberto Mattedi ]
November, 23 2016: The 2nd MountFor PhD Day will be organized by MountFor, in collaboration with SISEF and CREA. It will take place on next Wednesday 23, November 2016, at the Council for Agricultural Research and Economics (CREA), Aula Biblioteca, via della Navicella, 2 Roma.

we inform you that it has been decided to cancel the appointment and to postpone it to the next year during dedicate session of the XI SISEF meeting.
More information and update will follow in this webpage.

The EFI-Project Centre MountFor is an initiative of the European Forest Institute (EFI) focused on mountain forests and built upon the expertise and the structures of a core network of research institutes leading research networking, knowledge sharing and advanced learning.The PhD Day is the appointment to spread the knowledge of the Project Centre and its activities to the scientific community and forest managers also through oral and poster presentations of PhD students.
PhD students will have the unique opportunity to share their works and find unexpected common interests while discussing their findings with experts and colleagues.
Moreover, the EFI-Project Centre MountFor welcomes the invitation to enhance the improvement of knowledge and exchange of best practices on adaptation in mountain areas, to support the transfer of low carbon and adaptive technologies taking into account traditional knowledge and practices in mountain areas, as well as to adopt a long-term vision and holistic approach.
The theme of the day is related to “Declaration on Mountains and Climate Change for COP21” that recall the key role and vulnerability of all mountainous areas, comparable with other very vulnerable areas. Focus will be driven to show efforts carried out to ensure and develop a full integration of mitigation and adaptation measures in mountainous areas and ecosystems.

All the information are available at the following link.