26 February 2024


The Final EFORWOOD Conference was held in Uppsala, Sweden, from 23-24 September 2009. The conference brought together researchers, policy makers and practitioners from all over the world in discussion about Sustainability Impact Assessment of the Forest-based Sector.

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The Final EFORWOOD report now is available.

Order hard copies from skogforsk@skogforsk.se at the prize of € 10 per copy



ToSIA (Tool for Sustainability Impact Assessment)  represents a dynamic sustainability impact assessment model that is analysing environmental, economic, and social impacts of changes in forestry-wood production chains, using a consistent and harmonised framework from the forest to the end-of-life of final products.

The Web versions of ToSIA (including ToSIA demo) available on http://tosia.efi.int .

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EFORWOOD Dissemination - Download

EFORWOOD in brief

Thematic Priority:
Global Change and Ecosystems
Duration: November 2005 - October 2009
(4 years)
Budget: €20 million
Partners: 38 organisations


 Project supported by European Commission (FP6).

19 October 2009
Paper published “ToSIA—A tool for sustainability impact assessment of forest-wood-chains”
By admin @ 10:29

The following paper “ToSIA—A tool for sustainability impact assessment of forest-wood-chains” Lindner, M., Suominen, T., Palosuo, T., Garcia-Gonzales, J., Verweij, P., Zudin, S. and Päivinen, R., 2009, published on line. To access the paper click here.

12 October 2009
IUFRO World Congress 2010, Seoul, Republic of Korea, 23-28 August 2010
By admin @ 15:44

The Congress will include one week of plenary sessions, parallel sessions, presentations, discussion, parallel events and exhibits. 

Deadline for abstract submission is 31 December 2009, although submissions well in advance of the deadline are strongly encouraged. Acceptance decisions will be made no later than 10 February 2010.

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17 April 2009
Creating a new prosperity: Fresh approaches to ecosystem services and human well-being - one day symposium, London September 4 2009
By admin @ 14:59

The event will bring together leading scientists and policy makers to take stock of current research into the management of ecosystem services for human well-being.

More info on here.

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Dear EFORWOOD partners and stakeholders!

The EFORWOOD project is now finished. The short version of Final Report is now possible to order or download from this website. Furthermore you will soon be given the possibility to register as a member of TMUG "ToSIA Management and User Group" - a follow-up activity of EFORWOOD.  


Internet database on forest models
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A technical report documenting the results of the MCA and CBA procedures for a regional-defined single chain in Baden-Wurttemberg
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Summary analysis report on consumers, wood based products and substitutes in the light of the forestry-wood chain sustainability concept including the identification of hot spots
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Project Contact

Project Co-ordinator:
Prof. Kaj Rosen, Skogforsk, Sweden
Email: kaj.rosen@skogforsk.se
Web: www.eforwood.com

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