Nordic Forest Research Cooperation Committee

Comité de collaboration pour la recherche forestière nordique
SamNordisk Skogsforskning (SNS)
Sam Nordisk Sknovforskning (SNS)
Yhteispohjoismainen Metsäntutkimus (SNS)
Norraenar Skógarrannsóknir (SNS)

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History

1972, on adoption of the first statutes. New statutes adopted 25 Mar 1980, entered into force 1 Jan 1981; present statutes adopted 19 Dec 2001. Previously also referred to as Samarbejdsnaevnet for Nordisk Skovforskning -- Pohjoismaiden Metsäntutkimuksen Yhteistyölautakunta. Currently a permanent cooperation institution on the general budget of Nordic Council of Ministers (NCM).

Aims

Promote research into the diverse functions of the forests in sustainable forestry, as well as advise the EK-FJLS and NMR on questions concerning forests and forest research; contribute to the socially, economically and ecologically responsible management and utilization of forests and timber resources in the Nordic region.

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Activities

Cooperates in Nordic forest research, with other Nordic bodies, with adjacent areas and other international bodies. Disseminates information. Instrumental in setting up: Nordic Virtual Centre for Advanced Research in Forest Genetics and Tree Breeding (GENECAR). Acts as umbrella organization of the following specialized cooperation groups:

 • Nordic Network for Communication of Research Results;

 • Northern European Network for Wood Science and Engineering (WSE);

 • Nordic Arboretum Committee (NAU);

 • Nordic Cooperation Group for Forest Fertilization;

 • Nordic Cooperation Group for Forest Inventory;

 • Nordic/Baltic Cooperation Group for Forest Pathology;

 • Nordic Cooperation Group for Multiple-Use Forestry;

 • Nordic Cooperation Group for Forest Entomology;

 • Nordic Forestry Technology Council (NSR);

 • Scandinavian Society of Forest Economics (SSFE);

 • Nordic Network on Forest Regeneration.

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Languages

Danish, English, Finnish, Norwegian, Swedish.

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Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 2 inter-governmental organizations.
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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 1 non-governmental organizations.
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Members

Members in 5 countries
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Subjects *

  • Resources
    • Resources
  • Industry
    • Timber
  • Research, Standards
    • Research
  • Agriculture, Fisheries
    • Forestry
  • Development
    • Sustainable Development
  • Solidarity
    • Cooperation

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 2: Zero HungerGOAL 4: Quality EducationGOAL 7: Affordable and Clean EnergyGOAL 15: Life on LandGOAL 17: Partnerships to achieve the Goal

UIA Org ID

D5798

Last News Received

2015
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** UN SDGs are linked to the subject classification.

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