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TRANZFOR programme (2009-2012) - Transferring Research between EU and Australia-New Zealand on Forestry and Climate Change

Forestry Commission - Forest Research (FR) The research agency of Forestry Commission, FC, UK

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The Forestry Commission of Great Britain

FR (United Kingdom) is strongly committed to international collaboration and exchange in the area of forestry research and development. The UK has more than doubled its forest cover in the last 60 years and is actively engaged in sustainable forestry as an international objective. FR currently co-ordinates or participates in 12 EU research projects and is developing its participation in the EU FTP.

We currently have particularly active international links with INRA (France), the Joint Research Centre in Italy, METLA in Finland, the US Forest Service, SCION in New Zealand and the Forest University in Beijing, China. We work closely with the International Union of Forest Research Organisations and the European Forestry Institute.

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Peter Freer-Smith

FR - Research director
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Andy Moffat

FR - Head of Environmental and Human Sciences Division
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James Morison

FR - Head of Climate Change Research
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Hugh Evans

FR - Head of Tree Health Division
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Barry Gardiner

FR - Leads research on Timber Properties
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Andy Hall

FR - Co-Director of Biomass Energy Centre
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