A European INTERREG VA project for the Greater Region's forests
Regiowood II is a cross-border initiative bringing together some ten partners from Belgium, France, Germany and Luxembourg with the aim of responding to current forestry challenges and enhancing sustainable management of private forests to the benefit of the Greater Region and its natural heritage.
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RND asbl (Ressources Naturelles Développement) is an association promoting the natural resources of Wallonia - forest, timber and stone - and has been lead partner for forest and woodland-related Interreg projects involving the Greater Region territory since 2004.
The Royal Forestry Society of Belgium is an association seeking to promote and protect forests, bringing together owners, forest managers and other sectoral stakeholders. It encourages high-quality forestry and trains its members in the specific applications of forestry science. Its activities cover all aspects of forestry techniques and related educational outreach.
Centre de Développement Agroforestier de Chimay (CDAF)
The Chimay Agroforestry Development Centre (CDAF) is a research body that carries out research, development and outreach work to promote the responsible, sustainable development of “the tree in the forest and in the field”.
UCLouvain’s forestry sciences laboratory forms part of the Environmental Sciences hub. It has a particular interest in the impact of climate change on forest ecosystems and specialises in areas such as monitoring the health of forests, the nutrient cycle (carbon, nitrogen), the water cycle and tree growth.
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The Small Private Forest Support Unit is a department within the Walloon Economic Office for Wood, a public body established by the Wallonia regional government to stimulate the development of the wood sector. The Support Unit helps owners of small forestry plots (less than 5 ha) to gain a better understanding of their land and how to make the most of it, by providing services on both an individual basis (diagnostic visits, mapping, etc.) and a collective one (wood sales and grouped reforestation work).
Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique (INRA)
This National Institute (INRA) is a French agronomic research body. RENFOR is an innovation and teaching hub focusing on the renewal of forest stands. It brings together the skills and knowledge of three bodies: INRA, AgroParisTech and ONF.
The Forestry Resources Management Unit forms part of the AGRO-BIO TECH department at the University of Liège. This unit conducts fundamental and applied research activities in the forestry management sphere, particularly using remote sensing.
The Environmental Remote Sensing and Geoinformatics team at the University of Trier has extensive experience in research projects using (hyper)spectral and thermal remote sensing, airborne LiDAR and drones (UAV) as well as the technical processing of data related to a variety of scientific areas, in particular the agricultural and forestry sectors, change in land use, erosion and ecosystem services.
Centre Régional de la Propriété Forestière Grand-Est (CRPF)
The Grand Est Regional Centre for Forestry Ownership (CRPF) is a public institution supporting private forests in the Grand Est region. The institution’s main missions include accreditation of sustainable management documents, enhancing forestry sites, local projects and advice and training for private forestry owners.
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