A delegation of FORESTERRA is travelling to Australia

A delegation of FORESTERRA is travelling to Australia from February 16 to 25 in order to enhance collaboration and strengthen research activities by promoting joint scientific research in forestry.

The delegation consists of David González, coordinator FORESTERRA, Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness (MINECO), Anabela Isidro, Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT), Inazio Martinez, Director of the Mediterranean Regional Office of the European Forest Institute (EFI) and Silvano Fares, Agricultural Research Council (CRA), Research Center for the Soil-Plant System.

The FORESTERRA team members will hold various meetings and events, including a reception at the Embassy of Spain in Australia, where they will be received by the ambassador, Enrique Viguera. This reception will also be attended by members of the Delegation of the European Union in Australia, the first secretary of the Embassy of Portugal, the person in charge of Scientific Affairs of the Embassy of Italy, and a representative of the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) .

The agenda also includes meetings with representatives of funding agencies and researchers from universities and research institutes from Australia, including the University of Melbourne, the Australian Bureau of Agricultural Sciences, the Department of Agriculture, the Australian National University, the National Genetics Research Centre and the Australian Forest Products Association, among others.