Project Diary

ALTERFOR Project Diary is a continuous multimedial documentation of actor-oriented research activities.


10/2017 Cross-project meeting nad travellab in Galway, Ireland

ALTERFOR 2nd cross-project meeting took place on 17-19 October 2017 in Galway (Ireland). Scientific and non-academic project partners and several stakeholders attended the meeting sessions and discussed current issues related to forest management models.


11/2016 Cross-Project Meeting and Travellab in Zvolen, Slovakia

The first project meeting was organised in Zvolen (Slovakia) on 8-10 November 2016.  The project meeting sessions were accompanied by “Travellab”, an innovative format for cross-regional learning and knowledge transfer. It combines the conventional field excursion with round table discussions with local stakeholders and follow up sessions in order to better understand the local context and improve knowledge about current and alternative forest management models (FMMs) and their implementation.

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09/2016 Workshop and training in Göttingen

26-30 September 2016 Göttingen, Germany

The Department of Forest and Nature Conservation Policy at Georg-August-University Göttingen, Germany, which leads work package four, co-ordinates the research efforts to enhance implementation of alternative forest management models in the case study areas and beyond, organised the workshop “Forest Policy Issues & Actor Networks in the Case Studies” from 26-30 September 2016. 

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6-8 April 2016

Kick-off Meeting in Alnarp, Sweden

More than 60 researchers and representatives of forest-related associations and organisations from nine European countries met for the kick-off meeting of ALTERFOR in Alnarp, Sweden on 6-8 April 2016.

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