Centre de Ciència i Tecnologia Forestal de Catalunya (Coordinator)
The mission of the Centre de Ciència i Tecnologia Forestal de Catalunya (CTFC) is to help modernise and improve the competitiveness of the forestry industry, as well as rural development and the sustainable management of the environment through research, training and the transfer of technology and knowledge to society. Within this mission, its work is aimed at resolving problems related to ecosystem management and the interaction of natural resources with society in order to improve the wealth and well-being of people and the sustainability of the natural environment in the face of global change. This approach focuses on returning the results of its work to society. The activities carried out by the Centre are divided into three programmes: Landscape dynamics and biodiversity, Multifunctional forestry management and Governance and bioeconomics of the rural environment, with their respective lines of research, training and transfer.