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The aim of the project is to create a basis for decision-making in practical forest management on a European and regional level. The project is expected to contribute with knowledge in environmental monitoring of forests, guidance in forest management and also through consideration of societal perspectives in decision-making processes related to the forest.

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FORWARDS will prototype the ForestWard Observatory, a pan-European monitoring and evaluation tool that will help in demonstrating the impact of climate change on forests, guiding decision-making for practical forest management.

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The grants will allow researchers who are not part of the FORWARDS consortium to contribute to the overall objectives of the project. EFI is responsible for coordinating the calls.

FORWARDS - EU Commission - Cordis

FORWARDS is a project coordinated by SLU and funded by the EU’s Horizon Europe funding programme for research and innovation.

ForestWard Observatory

The FORWARDS aim is for The ForestWard Observatory to become a long-lasting legacy of the project, reconciling the current divide between forest information obtained from the ground and remote sensing.

Published: 04 June 2024 - Page editor: ylva.melin@slu.se

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