Building Synergy for Unlocking Forest Research Potential in Moldova
Academy of Science of Moldova in partnership with EU-funded FLEG II Program organized the International Conference on “Sustainable use, protection of animal world and forest management in the context of climate change”, held on 12-13 October 2016 in Chisinau (Moldova).
Moldova Enhances Capacities for Energy Forestry
The country launched two additional pilot plantations in 2016 in an attempt to develop a sustainable source of energy wood for the local population.
The Beech Festival: A New Moldovan Tradition
FLEG II team supported the organization of the Beech Festival and was awarded for its collaboration
Training for Moldova`s next generation of foresters
Students and teachers from the Ecology College of Chisinau, Moldova, took part in an intensive training on sustainable forestry and management practices delivered within Forest Law Enforcement and Governance (FLEG) II Program. The training is part of a longer collaboration with the Ecology College and aims to support the next generation of forestry experts in Moldova to have a sustainable, long-term approach on managing and preserving the country’s forests.
Forest Celebration on Europe Day
Europe day was celebrated on May 14 in Europe Square in the Central Park in Chisinau, Moldova. Agency "Moldsilva", Institute of Forest Research and Management and Agency “Antis Media” took part, presenting the FLEG II Program.
With help from the government and FLEG II, Moldova is moving towards sustainable forest use
Agency Moldsilva, the central public authority for forestry and hunting in the Republic of Moldova, and its subdivision, Forest Research and Management Institute, cooperate with local communities towards improving the use of forest and pasture in a combined form. FLEG provides assistance to such initiatives and supports building sustainable partnerships at local level.
Moldova: Forest Dependency in a Nutshell
A survey conducted in three Moldovan communities shows their heavy dependency on forests
Forest Ecosystem Services Discussed with Local Stakeholders in Moldova
On November 24, the State Forest Agency Moldsilva held a workshop entitled “Sustainable development of forest and pastoral resources in Moldova” to present the preliminary results achieved throughout the second phase of the ENPI East Forest Law Enforcement and Governance Program (FLEG II) in Moldova.
Agroforestry in Moldova: Aurel Lozan, FLEG Country Program Coordinator, on Agro TV to discuss this topic.
On January 23, FLEG Country Program Coordinator, Aurel Lozan, together with Alexandru Rotaru, Project Manager of the United Nations Development Program, participated in the TV program entitled “Dialogue with Experts”, broadcasted on the Moldovan channel Agro TV, to discuss the advantages of agroforestry and its contribution to sustainable development.
“The Forest- within the context of sustainable development” – Educational Toolkit for Teachers and Students
Focused on forestry this Educational Toolkit provides collection of topics about forest functions and benefits, climate change and forests, sustainable development and forest certification as well as insight in non-formal educational methods: like outdoor and experiential education approaches.