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Start date: Dec 31, 2003, End date: Dec 30, 2007 PROJECT  FINISHED 

The Belgian led project brings together a strong grouping of 13 partners representing a range of forest-related interests over Belgium, Germany, France and Luxemburg. The project deals with a coherent territorially-transnational woodland region and seeks to promote common promotional activities. The objectives support sustainable forest management through the themes of environmental protection, development of tourism, sustainable housing, but also social and recreational issues which could also contribute to reinforcing the competitive position of Saar-Sor-Lux forests vis-à-vis the wood and timber industry. The projects key objective is to further develop the transnational forest-wood network in the Saar-Sor-Lux region. It will seek to establish a certification of forests at the level of public and private forest owners, introduce a control procedure linked to certification at the level of foresters and sawmills, promote the continuous improvement of forest management, and consolidate and re-evaluate the use of wood in the construction industry by means of socio-economic and tourist actions (Route du Bois). Achievements: MAIN OUTCOMES : The development of PEFC certified surfaces and certified companies; The implementation of a chain of custody The promotion of the PEFC label and so the sustainable management; New forest management habits and trainings; A better knowledge of the wood material, notably in wood building; A good promotion of the use of wood. The creation of wood route itineraries; The implementation of an event dedicated to wood and forest : wood week-end.; Key documents : 1. Sustainable certification : Bonnes nouvelles de la forêt, annuaire produits, intranet entreprises, guide communication entreprises. 2. Forest Management : Guide biodiversité, Guide futaie irrégulière 3. Wood promotion : Logiciel rédimensionnement, magazines je construis avec le bois,,,, Film Plusenergiehaus
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