The Directorate for International Affaires of the Forest Sciences Centre of Catalonia (CTFC) is responsible for promoting managing and co-execute international activities of the CTFC departments, through training, technology transfer and research with public and private actors in foreign countries.

The main thematic areas of the Directorate of International Affaires are those of the CTFC:

  • Adaptive forest management
  • Biomass and green economy
  • Ecosystems and biodiversity functioning
  • Forest products and services
  • Forest fires and other disturbances
  • Training

However, at the international level, we have also experience in the following fields:

  • Forest modelling, simulation and optimization of dynamics
  • Socioeconomics of natural resources including payment for environmental services, and Mechanism of Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation (REDD+)
  • Mitigation strategies and adaptation to the effects of climate change
  • Institutional strengthening and capacity building
  • Sustainable Livelihoods
  • Agroforestry