New curriculum on forest-based bioeconomy arose within the ERASMUS+ project VET4BioECONOMY. Partners from Austria, Croatia, and Slovenia collaboratively developed this new and unique educational program in an emerging paradigm on the EU level which links the whole forest value chain from management and use of forest resources in a sustainable manner to the delivery of products and services. […]
The new Erasmus+ project VET4BioECONOMY (Innovative VET for key competences in the emerging field of forest bioeconomy) project arose shortly after the CIA2SFM project finished. This 3-year strategic partnership consists of 7 partners from Austria, Croatia and Slovenia, of which 6 are the same as in CIA2SFM project. Partners aim to provide key competences in forest[…]
Hrvatske šume are popular forestry journal widely read by our project target group, especially forestry professionals. The news about the project’s final conference and the e-learning course on sustainable forest management were published in July-August Edition. We are happy that forestry enterprise Hrvatske šume, editors of the journal, shared this article among their stakeholders and[…]
The e-learning course on sustainable forest management was promoted in the frame of the event “Oglarska dežela 2018” (The land of charcoal), which was held in Dole pri Litiji (Slovenia) from 14-18/8/2018. The Slovenian Forestry Institute (SFI) had a chance to present our e-course to a wide range of people related to forestry (private forest[…]
The CIA2SFM comes to its end and celebrate the 3-year project’s closure with the final conference “Professional training in sustainable forest management in Austria, Slovenia and Croatia: Experiences, lessons learnt and looking ahead”. The event took place in Zagreb on 8/6/2018. Croatian Forest Research Institute organized this event in collaboration with project partners in order to[…]
The workshop “Erasmus plus: the sound of project” was held in Bucharest from 19-22/06/2018. The workshop was attended by 46 participants from 16 European countries, mainly representatives of educational institutions. The participants had a chance to learn in an interactive way how to disseminate the project’s results and ensure their exploitation (DEOR), how to make[…]
The final project meeting was held in Zagreb on 7/6/2018. The meeting in the organization of the Croatian Forest Research Institute was held at the premises of IRMO. Altogether 12 partners from Austria, Croatia, and Slovenia participated at the meeting. They had a chance to get an overview of overall project implementation, including project management, spent[…]
E-course “Sustainable forest management: from theory to practice” presented at the GREEN2018 conferencePosted on
Marta Curman presented the e-course “Sustainable forest management: from theory to practice” during the 3rd international conference “Natural resources, green technology and sustainable development/3-GREEN2018“ to conference audience, mainly forestry scientists and other forestry professionals. In her talk, Marta put special emphasis on the section related to the adaptation of sustainable forest management to the climatically changing[…]
On 17 May Marta Curman (CFRI) promoted CIA2SFM project and project results at the Open Door Day of the Croatian Forest Research Institute in Jastrebarsko. We had such a fun communicating our e-course to about 40 forestry high school students from Karlovac nad Slavonski Brod and how they can use it to complement their formal education.[…]
We are looking forward to our final project’s conference where we expect up to 100 participants from Austria, Croatia and Slovenia. Participants will be forestry stakeholders and all interested in forestry topics, vocational training and life-long learning. The purpose of the event is twofold. One is to present our innovative e-course Sustainable Forest Management: From[…]
Cooperation for Innovative Approach in Sustainable Forest Management training (CIA2SFM) is a project in which, together with Croatian Forest Research Institute as project coordinator, are involved six other organizations - University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences (BOKU) and Austrian Research Center for Forests (BFW) from Austria, Institute for Development and International Relations (IRMO) from Croatia, Slovenian Forest Institute, Slovenia Forest Service and Slovenian Institute for Adult Education.
Main priorities addressed by this project are increasing labour market relevance of VET and fostering access to quality VET.
Project target groups are forestry professionals, especially those young and unemployed, private forest owners (PFOs) who mostly lack knowledge and pr actical skills in SFM, forestry entrepreneurs and employees of institutions in charge of protected areas management. Find out more...
CFRI, IRMO, SIAE, BOKU, BFW, SFI, SFS
Croatia, Austria, Slovenia
YEARS OF PROJECT DURATION