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The new EU funded MoniFun project, officially known as “Co-creating a blueprint of a harmonised European Forest Multifunctionality Monitoring System – MoniFun”, began its operations on January 1, 2024. This initiative is aimed to establish the blueprint for a comprehensive European Forest Multifunctionality Monitoring System (EFMMS). The EFMMS deals with the challenges posed by climate change and environmental stressors on Europe’s forests. The MoniFun project is a collaborative effort involving...
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Forest Europe in cooperation with the Ministry of Agriculture, supported by Forest and Game Management Research Institute and Forest Management Institute recently organized a three-day workshop on “Managing biotic threats in forests – lessons learned from bark beetle calamities” in Breznice, Czech Republic. This event was part of Forest Risk Knowledge Mechanism. The experts’ input at this workshop in the Czech Republic was the basics for the new Policy Brief “Managing bark...
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The total area of forest land in the Czech Republic has been constantly increasing. In 2020, the forest land area increased in year-on-year terms by 1 659 ha.      Source: Report on Forests and Forestry of the Czech Republic in 2020 
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The Czech National Forest Inventory has been a source of reliable information about the condition and development of Czech forests since the launch of its first cycle in 2001. As part of the third National Forest Inventory in the Czech Republic (NFI3), the Forest Management Institute conducted data collection between 2016 and 2020. In this period of time, the condition of Czech forests was significantly affected by a bark beetle...
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From 19 to 21 October 2022, the traditional meeting of the EU Forest Directors took place. This was the second event in the field of forestry organised under our Presidency in the Czech Republic and, as in the first event, a workshop on forest monitoring, Forest Management Institute (FMI) participated in the organisation. During the meeting, chaired by Deputy Minister of Agriculture Patrik Mlynář, participants discussed current European forestry topics...
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